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Jeb Inge

Jeb Inge

Jeb Inge is a Berlin-based photographer and writer. He has also worked in journalism, public history and public relations.

Carl Zeiss Jena Werra 1 Review – Function Following Form

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One of the pitfalls of brand loyalty is that it urges us to embrace the bad with the good. For instance, I think Guns N’ Roses made the last epic rock and roll record with…

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The Best Holiday Gifts for the Photographer – 2018

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Photographers are tricky people for whom to buy gifts. They’re picky, they know what they like, and most of them spend countless hours in agonized research before buying anything. But we’re here to help. We’ve…

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Pentax UC-1 (Espio Mini) Point and Shoot Film Camera Review – The Little Lens that Could

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Brand loyalty can be a beautiful thing. Take an old friend of mine for example – she was head-over-heels in love with her Pentax K-5. She loved taking photos, even if she wasn’t in love with…

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Praktica MTL 5B SLR Camera Review

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No one wants to be the person with the obvious schtick. But after volunteering to review a rangefinder, an SLR, and then a medium format and even half-frame cameras from the Soviet Union, I’m starting…

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Nikon F4 Camera Review – Thirty Years Old This Month

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The Nikon F4 is the perfect camera for me, but it took a while to get there. Like most photo geeks, I long suffered from Gear Acquisition Syndrome, a disease that makes us think that…

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Minolta XD 35mm Film Camera Review

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I started shooting film with Minolta’s SRT-101, a historical camera that decades after its creation remains an outstanding machine capable of withstanding severe conditions. My personal SRT had clearly seen a lot of these —…

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Konica Autoreflex TC and the Hexanon 40mm – Shooting Bare Bones

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In most conversations about classic SLR producers, Konica is always left out. The 1970s hosted a tug of war between camera brands vying for supremacy in the SLR market. One brand would develop a camera…

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

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If you’ve chosen Minolta, welcome to The Cause. You’ve done some research and learned about the company that pioneered many of photography’s most important innovations. Autofocus, shutter-priority, in-body image stabilization, the list of now-common features…

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Need an Affordable and Capable Light Meter? Try The Sekonic Flashmate L-308s

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Nothing is more important in photography than light. By that measure, good photography must accurately measure the light on its subject. Nearly all new digital cameras come with a built in light meter coupled to…

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One Roll, Five Countries, With the Half-Frame Agat 18K Film Camera

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“I brought you a gift.” my friend said simply upon arriving in Europe, and I knew that the gift would be one of two sorts; either it’s one of the many small things I miss…

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FED 5b – The Joys and Pains of Shooting the Soviet Union’s Beer Can Rangefinder

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For those who argue that the third part of a trilogy is typically the worst, The Godfather Part III is People’s Exhibit A. The political intrigue of financial malfeasance in Vatican City was destined to disappoint…

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Five Favorite Photos – German Photographers Edition

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Wickham Steed once said that the Germans “dive deeper but come up muddier.” A stereotype, but born out in many facets of life, including their photography. Whether it’s the provocative eroticism of Helmut Newton or…

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Capturing the American West with a Nikon F100 and Kodak Film

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As someone who’s spent almost all of his thirty years firmly ensconced on the East Coast, my experience with the American West boils down to old Marlboro advertising, dying of dysentery on the Oregon Trail,…

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Agfa Vista Was More Than Just Another Color Film, and Its Death is Troubling – Opinion

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I’m sitting in a cafe in Charleston, South Carolina sipping the first coffee of the day and contemplating the task before me. I need to shoot as comprehensive a photographic tour of the Holy City…

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