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  • InstantKon RF70

    The New InstantKon RF70

    InstantKon RF70 is a full manual large format instant camera according to MiNT Camera. Well, OK, maybe not “large format”, but uses wide Instax anyway. I guess large in today’s world…

  • Nikon F4s

    Nikon F4s – The Brick

    Nikon F4 – Nikons’ Best Ever? If you have ever used a Nikon F4 (still my camera of choice), you’ll know it’s still considered one of Nikons’ greatest achievements. And greatest…

  • Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lenses

    Looking Too Cool for School

    Honestly, I’m never bedazzled by new photo crap. Especially in this digital age of “Presets”,”Actions” and “Filters”, where everyone is trying to sell you garbage you don’t need. But Lomography’s Daguerreotype…

  • Rolleiflex SL 2000 F

    Rolleiflex SL2000F – The Rollei 35mm SLR

    The Rolleiflex 35mm cameras have been pretty normal fare,…until the Rolleiflex SL 2000 F. While production seemed painful after the fanfare at Photokina, it eventually got done. The biggest problem with…

  • Ilford Films

    Ilford Films Grande

    What I love about Ilford Films is they’ve always stood by the film community through thick and thin. Unlike some others, who’ll remain anonymous. This is an article I gleaned from…

  • Rolleiflex Instant

    Rolleiflex Goes Instant

    First off, this is a brand new Rolleiflex Instant Kickstarter event that will be launching on or around April 26, 2018. So, I only have the Rollei provided images above. But…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Nikon Advertising

    Mad Men and Film

    Nostalgia is a huge driver in the field of photography. Uhhh,…NOT. Originally, we just took pictures to remember stuff. People stuff, travel stuff,..or just stuff stuff. Most would think I’m somehow…

  • Nikon Nikkor 85mm F/1.4 D IF

    The Legend – Nikon 85mm F/1.4

    The first time I seen this lens, Peter Lindbergh was using it while photographing Helena Christensen in Little Italy in NYC. I was using a Nikon 50mm f/1.4 AF-D at the…

  • Nikon F3HP

    The Mechanical Bull

    We’re talking about the Nikon F3HP flagship camera here. Probably the best camera I’ve ever owned, and Nikon has ever made. While I mostly use a Nikon F4s with a manual…