SLR Cameras

Pentax MX Review – The Mazda Miata of 35mm SLRs

2100 1181 Jonathan Ma

We review the Pentax MX, a tiny and very capable Pentax 35mm SLR from the 1970s.

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Nikon N2000 Review – a Stunningly Cheap Film Camera

2200 1238 James Tocchio

James review the Nikon N2000, a superb value 35mm film SLR that’s as good today as it was when it first released in 1985.

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The Canon EOS Rebel XS – Anonymity, Autofocus, and Andre Agassi

2200 1240 Josh Solomon

In the1990s, Canon launched their new EOS Rebel camera with one of the defining marketing campaigns of the decade – “Image Is Everything.”

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The Minolta XE7 from a Nikon Loyalist’s Perspective

2200 1238 Echo Lens Photography

Dylan compares the Minolta XE7 with a similarly designed Nikon from the same era.

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Nikon F5 Long Term User Review

2000 1125 Adam Harker

A long term user review of the Nikon F5, Nikon’s first modern, pro-spec, auto-focus 35mm film SLR.

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Rollei Rolleiflex SL35M Film Camera Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Rollei SL35M, a basic 35mm film SLR camera from the 1970s, and tells what makes it special in today’s digital world.

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The Olympus Pen F as a More Methodical Point and Shoot Alternative

1800 1013 Tanner Gooding

Here’s a fast rundown of why you may want to consider an Olympus Pen F, FT, or FV as an alternative to the point and shoot camera.

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Contax S2 Review – A No Frills Titanium 35mm SLR

1800 1013 James Tocchio

James spent a couple of weeks shooting the Contax S2 earlier in the summer. Here’s everything he learned about this titanium SLR.

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Ihagee Exa Camera Review

2400 1350 Sroyon Mukherjee

Sroyon reviews the Ihagee Exa, an early 35mm film SLR camera with plenty of weird quirks (and a nice suite of lenses!).

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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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