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Battle of the Fujifilm 800s – Venus versus Superia X-Tra

2000 1125 Charlotte Davis

Charlotte compares Fujifilm Superia X-Tra 800 to Fujifilm Venus 800, two discontinued high speed color films (available in limited supply).

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Pentax 67 Review – It’s a Big Camera

1800 1013 James Tocchio

James shot the Pentax 67 in 2016 and 2018, and was less than impressed. In 2020 he tries again. Here’s the review.

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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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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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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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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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Nikon Nikkor 50mm F/1.8 Longnose Lens Review – The Forgotten Favorite 

1800 1013 Hemant Chatterji

A brief review of the Nikon Nikkor 50mm F/1.8 Longnose standard prime lens. With sample photos, history, and specifications.

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How to Disappear with an Original Yashica-Mat

1800 1013 Stephen Hennessy

The Yashica-mat was Yashica’s original premier twin lens reflex (TLR) camera from the 1950s. It was a great camera, and remains very interesting today.

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Nikon F4 versus Nikon F5 and the Camera as a Tool

1800 1013 Jarrod Hills

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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Exploring an Indian Bazaar with a Nikon FM2n and Fuji C200 Film

1800 1012 Hemant Chatterji

Take a trip with one of our writers, Hemant, as he explores an Indian flower market with a Nikon FM2n and Fujifilm C200 color film.

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Canon AE-1 Program Camera Review – Beginners’ Best Choice

1800 1013 Aidan Bell

The Canon AE-1 Program will make great photos easily, for any level of photographer. But it may be the best choice, specifically, for new photographers.

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An Unscientific Review of the Nikon D700

1800 1013 Jeb Inge

Can a twelve year old DSLR still impress? Jeb’s here to share with us his perspective on this digital Nikon classic from 2008.

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