Gear and Accessories

Camera gear and accessory reviews – tripods, filters, teleconverters, macro and more.

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.

read more

Finding Joy Through Shedding Camera Gear

1975 1110 Jeb Inge

With spring in the air, Jeb takes a look at his collection of camera gear and trims the fat with some motivation from Marie Kondo.

read more

Polaroid Lab Review

1876 1250 Jeb Inge

Jeb Inge reviews the Polaroid Lab, a new device for printing cell phone photos onto Polaroid instant film.

read more

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.

read more

New Product Announcement : Instant Processor from Brooklyn Film Camera and Negative Supply

2000 1125 James Tocchio

We have a preview of a new product from Brooklyn Film Camera and Negative Supply – The Instant Processor for instant film photographers.

read more

Wrist Assured – The 21 Best Wrist Straps for 2021 

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

With his usual thoroughness, Cheyenne lists 21 great, handmade, artisan-crafted wrist straps for your vintage or modern camera.

read more

Handheld Macro Photography with the Bolt VM-160 Ring Light

2000 1125 Stephen Hennessy

I will make it clear from the outset that macro photography is a rabbit hole within a rabbit hole. And for newer photographers who are still grappling with the more general principles of depth of…

read more

Holiday Gifts for Photographers – 2020 Edition

2800 1575 James Tocchio

Our 2020 list of the best Holiday gifts for photographers. Find what to buy, and share this list with your friends.

read more

Funleader 18mm F/8 Cap Lens Review

2000 1125 Dario Veréb

Dario reviews the inexpensive and suprisingly good Funleader 18mm F/8 Cap Lens, a lo-fi lens that’s about the size of a body cap!

read more

Reverse Lens Macro Photography – Intro and How To Guide

2000 1124 Hemant Chatterji

Hemant offers quick tips and techniques for shooting extremely close macro photographs without buying any new gear at all!

read more

Five Photo Accessories I’m Glad I Bought (And Some I Regret)

2000 1331 Jeb Inge

Jeb shares the five photo accessories that he can’t live without, and a few others which may have been a waste of money.

read more

Make a Difference in Someone’s Life – Buy a Hat from Brooklyn Film Camera

1400 933 James Tocchio

Make photography film again with a hat from Brooklyn Film Camera, with a bonus that all profits will be going to charity!

read more

Leitz Agfa Rondinax 35 Daylight Film Developing Tank Review

1800 1012 Nick Clayton

The Rondinax 35 Daylight Development Tank simplifies the process of processing film, allowing us to load and dev in the light!

read more

KEKS EM-01 Light Meter Review

1800 1012 James Tocchio

James reviews the KEKS EM-01, a compact and elegant shoe-mounted light meter that’s especially useful for classic camera shooters.

read more