German Cameras

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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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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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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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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Shooting one of the first 28mm lenses, the Enna Ultra-Lithagon 

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

Cheyenne reviews the Enna-Werk Ultra Lithagon 28mm lens, the second ever 28mm lens made for SLR camera systems!

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Should I Sell My Leica? An Argument With Myself

2000 1128 Josh Solomon

For better or worse, Leica is an aspirational brand for many photographers. In this article, Josh debates himself over his feelings for his Leica.

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Rescuing a Zeiss Ikon Nettar from the Trash

2000 1125 Connor Brustofski

Connor rescues and reviews a Zeiss Ikon Nettar, a medium format folding camera that had been destined for the parts bin.

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Franka Solida II-R – Shooting a Classic 120 Folding Camera from 1959 

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

Cheyenne reviews a high-quality, affordable, and classic medium format folding film camera, the Franka Solida II-R.

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Simple But Sophisticated – the Leica M6

2000 1125 Dario Veréb

Dario pens something of a love letter to his Leica M6 in this short and sweet review of the classic 35mm rangefinder.

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Leica Elmarit-R 28mm F/2.8 Lens Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Leica Elmarit-R 28mm F/2.8 wide-angle fast prime lens for Leica R mount and digital mirrorless cameras!

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Rolleiflex SL66 Camera Review

1800 1012 James Tocchio

The first medium format SLR camera that Rollei produced, the Rolleiflex SL66, is one of the more interesting cameras I’ve ever shot.

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Leicaflex SL Review – Leitz’ Second Attempt at the SLR

1800 1012 Nick Clayton

Nicholas Clayton reviews the Leicaflex SL, Leitz’ second attempt at making a pro-quality 35mm film SLR camera.

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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!

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Leveling Up with a Linhof Technika 4×5 Film Camera

1800 1013 Drew Chambers

Drew explores the “level up cuture” of photography through his journey to (and then away from) large format photography with a Linhof 4×5 film camera.

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