Camera Reviews

A Day at the Beach with the Canon Sure Shot A1

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Canon Sure Shot A1, a cute and capable point-and-shoot 35mm film camera that’s submersible to 15 feet!

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The Leica TL (I Trust You, Baby)

2000 1125 Dario Veréb

Dario reviews the Leica TL, an elegant 16MP APS-C digital mirror-less camera that debuted in 2016. How’s it stack up five years later?

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Learning to Use a Rangefinder With the Canonet QL17 G-III

2000 1125 Aidan Bell

After two years of only using SLRs, Aidan dips his toe into the pool of rangefinder cameras with Canon’s Canonet QL17 G-III.

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Staying In the Moment with the Nikon Lite Touch AF (a 28mm Point and Shoot)

2000 1125 Clayton D'Arnault

“Damn it. This guy declined my offer again,” I say aloud with disappointment. “Oh really?” says my soon-to-be wife. “Hey, can you help me finalize the seating arrangements? Also, please remember that we have to…

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To Jupiter-8 and Back on a Rainbow of FEDs

2000 1125 Connor Brustofski

As a collector of colorful FED rangefinders, Connor weighs the advantages of cost against the risks of unpredictable results.

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Purma Special – Guest Review by Mike Eckman

2560 1440 Mike Eckman

Today’s camera review comes from our guest Mike Eckman – it’s all we need to know about the ancient, Bakelite Purma Special.

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Fujifilm Instax Square SQ1 Review – Simple, Square, Instant Photography

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews Fujifilm’s newest Instax camera, the strikingly pretty and surprisingly capable Instax Square SQ1.

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Plaubel Makina 67 Review

2000 1125 Aaron Stennett

Aaron reviews the Plaubel Makina 67, a medium format rangefinder film camera with a beautiful, fixed Nikkor lens.

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The Yashica A as a First Medium Format Camera (And Beyond)

2000 1125 Dave Carulli

Dave’s first medium format camera was the Yashica A. Three years later, he tells us why it was a great first camera – and then some.

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Polaroid Now Instant Camera Review

2000 1125 Aidan Bell

Aidan reviews the Polaroid Now, the newest entry-level instant camera from Polaroid.

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Re-evaluating the Cost of Film Cameras (And Offering Some Alternatives)

2200 1238 Jeb Inge

Jeb evaluates the current film camera market, and offers some great alternatives to over-priced (over-hyped) models.

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Rediscovering Film Photography with a Minolta X-370s – Camera Review

2000 1125 Sroyon Mukherjee

Sroyon reviews the humble Minolta X-370s, and argues that this bargain-priced 35mm film SLR is perfect for beginners (or anyone, really).

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Agfa Optima 1035 Sensor Review

2000 1125 Connor Brustofski

Two years and four countries after he first shot it, Connor realizes that the Agfa Optima 1035 Sensor is his ideal everyday camera.

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Konica C35 FD / Konica Auto S3 Review

2000 1125 Eric Charles Jones

Eric reviews the Konica C35 FD (known in export markets as the Konica Auto S3), a compact rangefinder film camera with a legendary lens.

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