SLR Cameras

The Minolta SR-T 303 – The camera that gets out of your way

2400 1350 Allysse Riordan

Allysse reviews the Minolta SRT 303, a simple and effective 35mm film camera that’s suitable for those looking to learn.

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Here’s a Perfect Beginner 35mm Film SLR – the Minolta Dynax 500Si

2560 1440 Jim Graves

Jim Graves profiles another great 35mm SLR camera for beginner film photographers – the Minolta Dynax 500Si Super.

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Canon EOS 1V Review – the Last Professional Film SLR from Canon

2560 1440 James Tocchio

James reviews Canon’s last professional 35mm film SLR camera, the Canon EOS 1V. It’s nearly perfect, and surprisingly priced.

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Getting Started in Film Photography – What Camera Should You Buy?

2000 1125 Jim Graves

There’s a whole new generation of would-be film photographers who want to explore their creative side by shooting film. In this article we’re answering the first question that most new shooters ask –  Which camera should I buy?

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NONS SL660, an Interchangeable Lens SLR for Instax Square Film, Now on Kickstarter

1921 1080 James Tocchio

An instant camera from NONS which is now funding on Kickstarter will allow photographers to create sharpness and bokeh on Instax Square film with Canon EF, M42, Nikon F, Pentax K, and Contax/Yashica mount lenses.

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The Ten Best Electronic 35mm SLR’s Ever Made

2000 1125 Josh Solomon

After seven years of shooting classic cameras, we’ve compiled our list of the ten best electronic SLRs of all time.

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The Canon AV-1 is a Better Canon AE-1 (For Me)

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Canon AV-1, a camera that’s often described as “a Canon AE-1 with aperture priority mode.”

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The Fragile Beauty of the Nikon FA

2000 1125 Josh Solomon

Josh reviews the fantastic and fragile Nikon FA, that company’s most advanced manual focus SLR 35mm film camera.

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Nikon FE2 – (Almost) My Favorite Nikon SLR

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Nikon FE2, one of the best manual focus 35mm film cameras with aperture priority semi-auto mode.

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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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Re-evaluating the Cost of Film Cameras (And Offering Some Alternatives)

2200 1238 Jeb Inge

Jeb evaluates the current film camera market, and offers some great alternatives to over-priced (over-hyped) models.

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Rediscovering Film Photography with a Minolta X-370s – Camera Review

2000 1125 Sroyon Mukherjee

Sroyon reviews the humble Minolta X-370s, and argues that this bargain-priced 35mm film SLR is perfect for beginners (or anyone, really).

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The Ten Best Mechanical 35mm Film SLRs Ever Made

2000 1125 Josh Solomon

After seven years of shooting classic cameras, we’ve compiled our list of the ten best mechanical SLRs (plus three honorable mentions).

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Who Knows What the Future Holds – Olympus AZ-4 / Ricoh Mirai Review

1800 1012 Connor Brustofski

The Olympus AZ-4 and the Ricoh Mirai are not great cameras. But they’ve meant more to me than I ever thought a lump of plastic could.

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