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Life Lessons from Stephen Shore’s Early Work

2000 1330 Alex Sinclair

Alex compares two of Stephen Shore’s photography collections, and examines the effect of the differing methodology employed in each.

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Five Female Film Photographers to Follow – February 2021

2000 1125 Danielle Wrobleski

February 2021, and Danielle brings us five more female film photographers worth following. Click through and enjoy!

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Rolleiflex SL66 Camera Review

1800 1012 James Tocchio

The first medium format SLR camera that Rollei produced, the Rolleiflex SL66, is one of the more interesting cameras I’ve ever shot.

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Desert Island Cameras No. 09 – Holy Grail Edition

830 467 James Tocchio

Some of the CP writers pick the camera they’d buy if practicality and money were no concern! See what we chose, and let us know your Holy Grail camera in the comments.

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Nearly Dead and Almost Forgotten – 127 Film Today

2800 1575 Jeb Inge

A brief history of 127 film, an overview of the cameras that shoot it, and whether or not shooting them is worth the trouble today.

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Five Famous Photographers and the Cameras They Used Part Two

788 1199 Josh Solomon

As photographers, the tools we use can influence the way we both see and capture the world around us. For this reason, it can be illuminating to reflect on the gear that’s been used by…

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Rollei RPX 400 Black and White Film Profile – Is It Worth a Shot?

2200 1238 Dustin Vaughn-Luma

In a vast sea of similarly-specced black-and-white mid-speed films, finding a stock that speaks the right language can be frustrating. This is especially true for those of us who develop our own film. The seemingly…

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The Rolleiflex Instant Kamera Kickstarter Launches Today – Full Details and Editorial Commentary

2200 1467 James Tocchio

A new Rolleiflex Instant Kamera project is launching today on Kickstarter. This twin lens reflex camera isn’t a medium format TLR, as you might expect given the brand’s lineage. Instead, it exposes Fujifilm’s Instax Mini…

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Pentax 645 Camera Review – The Best Entry Level Medium Format Film Camera

2000 1334 Jeb Inge

The desire to jump into medium format photography is usually accompanied by visions of Hasselblads, Rolleiflexes, and the Contax 645. And that’s understandable – the first has pedigree, the second has cool factor, and the…

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Six Months with the Rolleiflex 2.8 D – Medium Format TLR Camera Review

1999 1331 Josh Solomon

After reviewing vintage cameras for a while, you tend to become distrustful of any camera or lens with a legendary reputation. All of us here at CP have stories of disappointment with well-regarded cameras. It’s not…

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Rollei 35 SE – Camera Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

A couple years back, I wrote about my experience shooting a camera from Rollei’s series of universally lauded compact viewfinder cameras. The Rollei B35 was the lowest-spec model of the 35 range, and I found it…

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Featured Photophile No. 004 – Stéphane Heinz Shoots the Hasselblad X-Pan and Rolleiflex

1280 720 James Tocchio

Featured Photophile, our recurring segment showcasing talented amateur photographers, is back. Today we’re spotlighting a wonderful shooter named Stéphane who’s created some amazing photos with two very distinctive cameras. But as we all know, the camera is only as…

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Should You Buy a Mechanical or Electronic Camera?

1400 788 Josh Solomon

Spend any amount of time on photography forums and you’ll learn pretty quickly that photographers will argue about anything. Analog versus digital, slides versus C-41, Nikon versus Canon, and Leica versus everything else. The unbridled…

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5 Best Medium Format Cameras for Beginners

1600 987 James Tocchio

It happens to the best of us. At some point in the photographic journey, every photo geek is going to run into a wall. Things get stale. You’ve been shooting the same subjects with the same…

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