Film Camera

Five Best Medium Format Cameras for Beginners in 2019

1600 800 Josh Solomon

We update our list of the best medium format cameras for those photographers just starting medium format in 2019.

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The Finetta 99 – a Shooter’s Review of a Collector’s Camera

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

Cheyenne Morrison dives deep into the Finetta 99, a rare and beautiful film camera from 1950s Germany.

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Funeral for a Friend – an Obituary for My Dead Nikon L35AF

1991 1120 Jeb Inge

An obituary for Jeb’s dead Nikon L35AF, and musings on the importance of memories and having a decent camera to make them.

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

2800 1575 Aaron Stennett

Having produced professional cameras long before Nikon’s and Canon’s 35mm systems were even a glint in their makers’ eyes, Rollei is often heralded as the grandfather of camera manufacturers. With their extremely high quality Twin Lens…

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Sixty Days and Counting with a Pentacon Six

1968 1476 Jeb Inge

After years of wanting one and sixty days of shooting one, Jeb relates his thoughts on and experiences with the Pentacon Six.

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Trying to Care About Film Photography with a Nikon EM

1146 645 Josh Solomon

Josh is in a photographic slump. The Nikon EM is a simple camera. Can this machine help him slug his way out of the rut? Or is it a swing and a miss?

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Fujifilm Klasse – A Hype-free Review

2800 1575 James Tocchio

Our hype-free review of the Fujifilm Klasse, a “premium” point and shoot 35mm film camera popular with the Instagram film community.

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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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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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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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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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Leica SLR Camera Buyer’s Guide – Which Should You Buy?

2800 1575 James Tocchio

Not sure which Leica SLR film camera is right for you? Our Buyer’s Guide can help.

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Nikon L35AW Underwater Point and Shoot Camera Review

2800 1575 James Tocchio

We start this review with a megaton bombshell of investigative journalism. And then talk about Nikon’s L35AW, a wonderful waterproof point-and-shoot.

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