German Cameras

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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Voigtländer Vitessa 1000 SR Review – A Modernist Oddity

1800 1012 Nicholas Herrmann

The Voigtlander Vitessa 1000 SR is the least common and least known model in the Vitessa range. Here’s our review of this striking looking camera.

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Leica M8  Review – Like Shooting an Unending Roll of Kodachrome

1800 1012 Nick Clayton

We review Leica’s first digital rangefinder camera, the Leica M8, and see how this fourteen-year-old camera holds up today.

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Desert Island Cameras No. 09 – Holy Grail Edition

830 467 James Tocchio

Some of the CP writers pick the camera they’d buy if practicality and money were no concern! See what we chose, and let us know your Holy Grail camera in the comments.

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