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Featured Photophile No. 004 – Stéphane Heinz Shoots the Hasselblad X-Pan and Rolleiflex

Featured Photophile, our recurring segment showcasing talented amateur photographers, is back. Today we’re spotlighting a wonderful shooter named Stéphane who’s created some amazing photos with two very distinctive cameras. But as we all know, the camera is only as good as the photographer holding it. No sweat. Stéphane is very good. So take a look, and see what happens when an excellent photographer gets his hands on a couple of legendary cameras; the X-Pan from Hasselblad and the Rolleiflex TLR.…

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Ben Hucke Pen and Ink Camera Prints – Product Spotlight

It’s not every day that an Instagram post stops me in my tracks, but that’s what happened a few months ago when I stumbled upon a series of incredible art pieces by Portland, Oregon based artist Ben Hucke. Words don’t do justice to the pieces, so you might be better served to just take a look for yourselves. While all of his artwork, from his Egyptian Darth Vader to his recreation of the Nintendo Zapper, are incredible, it’s the camera pieces in particular that caught…

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The Best First Film Camera for Any Shooter

It’s one of the questions we’re asked most often here at CP, across our social media accounts, and through our online shop. Every day, new shooters and experienced digital photographers ask us to help them choose their first film camera. It’s not an easy task. Often we don’t know the shooter’s goals, experience level, or budget. What we do know, is that there’s a film camera out there for everyone. They just need to find it! With this in mind, we’ve put together…

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5 Best Point and Shoot Film Cameras – Part 2

A while back, we published a rather popular list of some of our favorite point-and-shoot film cameras. We made it pretty clear that our list was just a small sampling of the amazing machines out there. Even so, many of you chimed in with your favorite models that we may have overlooked. We loved the response, so to thank our readers for their enthusiasm, we’re bringing another list of five super slick point-and-shoots. Like the previous five, these machines are remarkable exemplars of thoughtful design and optical capability. They’re affordable,…

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Rollei B 35 – Camera Review

I get the word from a friend at the very last minute; a seat’s opened up to see the Boston Bruins on home ice, but I’d need to leave immediately and meet him on Causeway with only minutes to spare. There will definitely be rush-hour traffic. It’ll be a loud, crazy night in the middle of the work-week, and I won’t be getting home ‘till 1:00 am. I sit there and ponder whether or not it’s worth the hassle, but…

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