Japanese Cameras

Canon FD 85mm F/1.2 L – Finding My Ideal Focal Length with Canon’s Legendary Portrait Lens

1800 1013 Stephen Hennessy

Stephen reviews the Canon FD 85mm F/1.2 L, a super fast prime portrait lens which has made 85mm his go-to focal length.

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Sigma SD Quattro Review – The Strangest Camera I’ve Ever Used

1800 1013 Jarrod Hills

The Sigma SD Quattro is an odd and interesting mirrorless digital camera with a seriously unique feature – a 29MP Foveon sensor.

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Fujifilm X100V Review — A Digital Camera with an Analog Heart

1800 1013 Clayton D'Arnault

Our review of the Fujifilm X100V, Fuji’s newest mirrorless compact, from the perspective of those who appreciate classic cameras.

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Mountains, Dreams, and Reflections – In Norway with a Nikon

1800 1012 Leah Damgaard-Hansen

The untamed landscape of Norway comes alive in Leah’s latest article, in which this land of folklore is captured through a Nikon.

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Minolta Hi-Matic AF2 Review

1800 1013 Jeb Inge

Jeb reviews the Minolta Hi-Matic AF2, a 35mm point and shoot film camera from the dawn of the autofocus era.

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Surviving 2020 with an Olympus Pen FT

1800 1011 Josh Solomon

Josh reviews the half-frame 35mm Olympus Pen FT in this review that’s much more than just another camera review.

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Learning to Shoot Film in Gates of the Arctic National Park

1800 1012 Stephen Hennessy

After buying a Canon AE-1, Stephen takes off for Gates of the Arctic National Park with his new camera and a backpack full of Kodak Portra.

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Nikon PC-Nikkor 35mm f/2.8 – the First 35mm Perspective Control (Shift) Lens

1800 1012 Yuan Oliver Jin

Oliver reviews the Nikon PC-Nikkor 35mm f/2.8, a highly specialized shift lens for landscapes and cityscapes.

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Sony A6000 Review – a Modern Classic in 2020?

1800 1013 Clayton D'Arnault

The Sony a6000 debuted in 2014, and quickly became Sony’s best-selling camera. Six years later, they still sell it new! Here’s our review.

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The Sawyer’s Mark IV – A Miniature Rolleiflex 2.8

1800 1013 Cheyenne Morrison

Everything we need to know about the Sawyer’s Mark IV, a tiny twin lens reflex, Japanese Rolleiflex killer – by Cheyenne Morrison.

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Kitamura Camera in Shinjuku, Tokyo is a Must-See Shop for Photographers

1594 897 James Tocchio

Kitamura Camera has opened a new flagship shop in Shinjuku, Tokyo, and it’s the most beautiful camera shop I’ve ever seen. See the photos.

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I Understand Why the Yashica Samurai Failed

1800 1013 Connor Brustofski

It’s 1987. Kyocera designers ask one simple question. “Can we fit a camera inside a taco shell?” And the Yashica Samurai was born.

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Sony FE 100mm F/2.8 STF (Smooth Trans Focus) Lens Review

1800 1013 James Tocchio

James reviews one of the most interesting lenses being manufactured today, the Sony FE 100mm F/2.8 STF Smooth Trans Focus lens.

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Kobalux Wide 28mm F/3.5 LTM Lens Review

1800 1012 James Tocchio

The Kobalux Wide 28mm F/3.5 LTM lens is an uncommon and uncommonly tiny Japanese lens that harkens back to old-world quality at a reasonable price!

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