35mm

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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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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Shooting a Twenty-Year-Old Roll of Kodak Supra 100 Film

1800 1012 James Tocchio

James shoots an expired, twenty-year-old roll of Kodak Supra 100, an ultra-fine grain, high saturation color negative film.

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Nikon F4 versus Nikon F5 and the Camera as a Tool – Guest Post by Jarrod Hills

1800 1013 James Tocchio

A guest post from a friend of the site pits the Nikon F4 against the Nikon F5, and questions whether cameras are only tools, or something more.

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Finding Stillness at Acadia National Park with a Kodak Retina and Kodak Film

1809 1018 Connor Brustofski

Kodak film loaded in a classic Kodak Retina, shot at the most magnificent national park in New England. Connor brings us on a journey of stillness.

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Contax 167MT Camera Review

2100 1181 Drew Chambers

Drew reviews the Contax 167MT, a full-featured 35mm film SLR from the glory days of the Japanese-made Contax cameras.

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All About the Nikon Nikkormat Series – a Retrospective

2560 1440 Josh Solomon

Josh dives into the history of Nikon’s first succesful amateur SLR camera, with details by model and which you should buy today.

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Canon MC Review – an ’80s Masterpiece that Fails Today

2560 1440 James Tocchio

James reviews the Canon MC, a point and shoot 35mm film camera from 1984 that’s all style and very little substance to today’s shooter.

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Contax NX – a Multi-User Review of the Last Contax SLR

2560 1440 Drew Chambers

The Contax NX was among the last ever Contax 35mm film cameras. In our multi-user review, Drew and James share their thoughts on this sleek SLR.

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Ilford XP2 Super – The Film That Saved My Photography

2800 1575 Charlotte Davis

Charlotte remembers her first experiences with Ilford XP2 Super, the most accessible way to shoot black-and-white film today.

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Trying to Care About Film Photography with a Nikon EM

1146 645 Josh Solomon

Josh is in a photographic slump. The Nikon EM is a simple camera. Can this machine help him slug his way out of the rut? Or is it a swing and a miss?

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Yashica T4 – A Hype-free Review of a Decent Film Camera

2800 1575 Josh Solomon

The Yashica T4 got trendy on the back of a super creepy fashion photographer. Instagram hashtaggers and aesthetic hunters did the rest. But is it any good?

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Ilford Simplicity Black & White Film Developing Starter Pack Review

2800 1575 James Tocchio

I was recently given a relatively new product made by Ilford, a one-time-use black-and-white film development chemical kit called the Simplicity Starter Pack. This kit comes with all the chemicals a shooter will need to…

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