The Essentials – A Guide to the Best of Pentax’s Camera Systems

2341 1317 Josh Solomon

In our latest Essentials article, we spotlight the best gear from Pentax. From collectible rarities to pro-spec SLRs, this is what Pentaxians dream of.

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A Day in the Life, as Seen Through a Yashica 35 MF

1493 840 Craig Sinclair

Craig offers some thoughts on photography as a document of life, as seen through the Yashica 35 MF 35mm film camera.

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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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The Olympus 35 SP – Ansel Adams’ Point and Shoot?

2800 1575 Cory Miller

Our review of the Olympus 35 SP, a spot-meter-equipped 35mm film rangefinder camera.

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Women at War – Three Pioneering Female Combat Photographers

1544 925 Josh Solomon

“Don’t read the comments” is usually wise advice for writers of internet content. But on occasion, comment sections…

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Robot Royal 24 Review – a Square Format 35mm Film Camera that Runs Like a Clock

2800 1575 James Tocchio

We review the Robot Royal 24, an all-mechanical hand-wound rangefinder camera that shoots square images on 35mm film.

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Minolta MC Macro Rokkor QF 50mm F/3.5 Lens Review

4090 2299 James Tocchio

Today we’re talking about a truly versatile lens. It’s Minolta’s MC Macro Rokkor QF 50mm F/3.5, and it provides one of the easiest and most affordable ways to get into…

Our Favorite Fanboys Swap Camera Systems – Nikon F3 Versus Canon F-1

2400 1350 Chris Cushing

As objective as we are when reviewing unfamiliar cameras, our biases show when it comes to the cameras that remain with us permanently. My FD…

The Milk Bath Portrait and How it Changed Everything

2400 1350 James Tocchio

Through his most famous character’s lips, Arthur Conan Doyle once lamented “There is nothing new under the sun.” But he was wrong. Because I recently…

Should We Photograph the Homeless?

1280 853 James Tocchio

It’s my belief that a writer’s job is to ask questions. As the owner of a camera shop and the founder of CP, I spend a…

The Essentials – A Guide to the Best of Nikon’s Camera Systems

2400 1350 Josh Solomon

We answer emails about recommending cameras and lenses every day, so we thought it might be helpful if we published brief guides to the most…