Film Cameras

Chincoteague with a Rolleiflex and Kodak Portra

2000 1125 Juliet Schwab

A visual feast of pastels and beach tones results when Juliet takes a Rolleiflex to Chincoteague, an island off the coast of Virginia.

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A Love Letter (and Apology) to my Minolta AF-C

2000 1125 Mathieu Lamontagne-Cumiford

The Minolta AF-c is a tiny point-and-shoot film camera from the ’80s. Its sharp lens and compact form factor make it a great everyday carry!

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The Minolta Dynax 9 is More Camera Than I Need – Review

2000 1125 Connor Brustofski

Minolta’s final pro-spec swan song is one of the most advanced SLRs ever made, and more than Connor needs in a camera.

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The Rolleiflex Old Standard – the First Rollei to Shoot 120 Film

2000 1125 Juliet Schwab

Juliet reviews the Rolleiflex Old Standard, the first Rolleiflex TLR film camera to use standard medium format film.

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Canon Multi Tele Review – For Love of a Form Factor

2000 1333 Rich Stroffolino

We review the Canon Multi-Tele, a point and shoot 35mm film camera that’s capable of shooting in both full frame and half frame!

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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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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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A Brief History of See-Through Cameras

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James gives a very quick history of the cutaway camera, the see-through camera, and where these collectible models come from.

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Leica M Film Cameras Too Expensive? Here are Five Alternatives

2382 1338 James Tocchio

James recommends five excellent cameras to buy, if the Leica M series film cameras are beyond your budget. Take a look.

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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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A Better Look at Konica

1511 850 Dario Veréb

Dario makes a case for Konica (and other lesser-celebrated Japanese camera brands) in our latest retrospective.

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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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For Aesthetic Reasons – Cameras, Cars, and Collecting

2000 1125 Joe Freemond

Joe shares some gorgeous photos of a Porsche 911 mountain climb, shot with his Nikon FM3a, and muses over the meaning of aesthetics.

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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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