film camera

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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The Keystone Everflash XR308 and My First Time Shooting 110 Film

2000 1125 Dario Veréb

Dario brings us on a lo-fi journey to the shores of the Mediterranean Sea with a Keystone XR308 110 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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Kodak Reflex II Review – A Rollei Competitor at a Tenth the Price?

2000 1125 Juliet Schwab

Juliet reviews the Kodak Reflex II, a contemporary of the Rollei TLR which makes beautiful photos at a tenth the price.

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Graflex Graphic 35 Review – Made for These Pages

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Graflex Graphic 35, a compact and affordable 35mm film rangefinder camera, the kind of camera for which this site was made.

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A Love Letter (and Apology) to my Minolta AF-C

2000 1125 Mathieu Lamontagne-Cumiford

The Minolta AF-c is a tiny point-and-shoot film camera from the ’80s. Its sharp lens and compact form factor make it a great everyday carry!

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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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Canon Multi Tele Review – For Love of a Form Factor

2000 1333 Rich Stroffolino

We review the Canon Multi-Tele, a point and shoot 35mm film camera that’s capable of shooting in both full frame and half frame!

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Fujifilm Instax Square SQ1 Review – Simple, Square, Instant Photography

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews Fujifilm’s newest Instax camera, the strikingly pretty and surprisingly capable Instax Square SQ1.

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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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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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Konica C35 FD / Konica Auto S3 Review

2000 1125 Eric Charles Jones

Eric reviews the Konica C35 FD (known in export markets as the Konica Auto S3), a compact rangefinder film camera with a legendary lens.

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The Ghost of Christmas Past in Champagne Gold; or, a Story of the Olympus Stylus

2000 1125 Leah Damgaard-Hansen

Leah revisits an old friend in the Olympus Stylus. What was once a cherished Christmas gift brings new joy, years later.

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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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