Rangefinder

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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Learning to Use a Rangefinder With the Canonet QL17 G-III

2000 1125 Aidan Bell

After two years of only using SLRs, Aidan dips his toe into the pool of rangefinder cameras with Canon’s Canonet QL17 G-III.

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To Jupiter-8 and Back on a Rainbow of FEDs

2000 1125 Connor Brustofski

As a collector of colorful FED rangefinders, Connor weighs the advantages of cost against the risks of unpredictable results.

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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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Franka Solida II-R – Shooting a Classic 120 Folding Camera from 1959 

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

Cheyenne reviews a high-quality, affordable, and classic medium format folding film camera, the Franka Solida II-R.

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Simple But Sophisticated – the Leica M6

2000 1125 Dario Veréb

Dario pens something of a love letter to his Leica M6 in this short and sweet review of the classic 35mm rangefinder.

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A Rangefinder Beginner’s Thoughts on the Canon 7

2000 1125 Timothy Lebedin

“Come on! Open it,” she said, nodding at the gift-wrapped box which I was holding in my arms. I knew exactly what was inside. Or at least, I thought I did – film. I’m not big…

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Leica M8  Review – Like Shooting an Unending Roll of Kodachrome

1800 1012 Nick Clayton

We review Leica’s first digital rangefinder camera, the Leica M8, and see how this fourteen-year-old camera holds up today.

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The Bolsey Model C – a Unique 35mm Twin Lens Reflex Rangefinder Camera 

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

Cheyenne reviews the Bolsey Model C, a unique 35mm film camera that’s both a rangefinder camera and a twin lens reflex camera!

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On the Road with the Mamiya 6

2560 1440 Cory Miller

Thoughts on why the Mamiya 6 may be the perfect film camera for travel after a tour of a handful of America’s National Parks.

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My Hunt for the Surprisingly Elusive “Leica M of SLRs”

2560 1440 James Tocchio

James muses over his search for the perfect camera, what he calls the “Leica M of SLRs.”

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Fujica GM670 Review – the Ideal Handheld 6×7

2560 1440 Connor Brustofski

Connor reviews the Fujica GM670, a 6×7 version of Fuji’s famous medium format interchangeable rangefinder film cameras.

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Watameter Super – The Rolls Royce of Rangefinders

1871 1052 Cheyenne Morrison

A brief history and review of the Watameter accessory rangefinder, a classic device for measuring distance with a camera.

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Walter Voss Diax IIa – a Shooter’s Review of a Collector’s Camera

2800 1572 Josh Solomon

There’s an old saying in boxing – ”styles make fights.” The most entertaining boxing matches feature complementary styles, well-demonstrated in the slugger-on-slugger brawl of Gatti vs. Ward or the brains-vs-brawn bullfight that was Ali vs. Foreman. Conversely,…

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