• Kodak 160VC 120

    David Chancellor – The Hunter

    David Chancellor was born in London, but it was on the island of Guernsey that his father first introduced him to photography. His Dad was very into taking images of the…

  • Chamonix View Camera

    Chamonix – An Artisan Camera

    “The CHAMONIX View Camera manufacturer is actually a small workshop of eight experienced craftsmen located in the Land of the Rising Sun: Haining city of Zheijiang Province, China. The founder of…

  • Nikon SP

    Nikon SP – Before the ‘F’

    Weirdly, even Nikon themselves consider the Nikon SP as a historical “masterpiece”. Considering the Nikon F, Nikon F3HP and Nikon F5, I’m actually surprised. Yes, the precision of the construction is…

  • Miroslav Tichy

    Miroslav Tichý – Voyeur

    Miroslav Tichý was born in 1926. From the 1950s to 1986 Tichý took thousands of photographs in and around Kyjov, in the Czech Republic. With his wild hair and ragged clothes,…

  • Leica Z2X

    Leica Z2X – The Most Hated Leica?

    So why do people seem to “hate” the Leica Z2X? Build quality probably exceeds, (or is at least equivalent), to the pricier Yashica T4‘s or Olympus MJU‘s. So, what’s the deal? Apparently,…

  • Cindy Sherman

    The Private World of Cindy Sherman

    Cindy Sherman was born in 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. She’s an American photographer known for her “play acting” that was artistic commentary of social issues and feminine stereotypes. And…

  • Ellen Carey

    Ellen Carey – Photographic Boundaries

    Ellen Carey was born in 1952. Although an educator, art scholar and photographer,… artist is probably most applicable here. While her self professed experimental work, which spans several decades, does use…

  • Polaroid Portraiture

    Joyce Tenneson – The 20×24 Years

    Well into the 21st Century, both the studio home base and the ability to access the Polaroid 20 x 24 camera in NYC, (and San Francisco and Dusseldorf), was there to be…

  • Neptune Convertible Art Lens System

    As with their other recent lens releases, Lomography is good about actually “listening” to their user base. Something a lot of companies could learn from. Their 15mm lens for the Neptune…

  • Terry Richardson

    Yashica T4 – Legend or Hype?

    Yes, I already did a review on the Yashica T5. (or SuperScope-less T4) But, since my site now gets 4x the traffic, and it remains my most read post, I thought…

  • Rala Choi

    Rala Choi – Magritte goes Analogue

    Korean analog photographer Hansol Choi (aka Rala Choi) is a Seoul-based and known for his use of rich, saturated colors and only using film. While some have stated his images are…

  • Leica M6 and a 35mm f/1.4 Summilux

    Gennadiy Chernomashintsev – Ukrainian Master

    Gennadiy Chernomashintsev was born when there was a USSR, in 1968, which is now the Ukraine. While his name may seem a ‘mouthful’ to a westerner, he’s a photographer to watch.…