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  • Minolta XK – Camera Review

    It was after climbing 2,000 feet above sea level, with several hundred more to hike, that I decided to hate Minolta’s XK. I stood hunched and panting over a tangle of…

  • Nikon FG – Camera Review

    In my last article, I mentioned a shiny, little Nikon FG. The FG happened to be my very first 35mm film camera and remains one of my favorites today. Compact, light, and…

  • Nikon FE – Camera Review

    My eyes flitted from one glittering storefront to the next, unsure of which to enter. For weeks I’d been craving a cannolo, a Sicilian pastry with a reputation only matched by its…

  • Pentax SV – Camera Review

    Life has a way of giving you exactly what you need when you least expect it to. So when I came across a Pentax SV for the first time, I knew…

  • Olympus OM-1 Camera Review

    Fans of the OM system are as passionate and dedicated as any in the world of cameras, and it’s over the original OM-1 that these acolytes most readily swoon. Spend any amount…

  • Nikon F3 – Camera Review

    There are rare objects in this world that have the power to stop people in their tracks. Works of art so beautiful that they demand a lingering gaze; music so lovely that it…

  • Contax 139 Quartz – Camera Review

    I recently found myself the reluctant owner of a Contax 139 Quartz 35mm SLR, a camera about which I knew little and for which I cared even less. After all, if…

  • Canon AE-1 – Video Review

    After much filming, lots of trial and error, and countless hours of editing, we’ve finally finished our very first video review. We’ve started with a camera that’s among the most popular…

  • Minolta XE-5 – Camera Review

    I began my photographic journey with a Minolta DSLR, the rather fantastic-in-its-day Maxxum 5D, so when I felt the urge to try some film shooting more than a decade later, Minolta…

  • Pentax ME – Camera Review

    Well, it’s finally happening. We’re reviewing a Pentax. It’s the Pentax ME, an entry-level 35mm film SLR that entices with its promises of creative photographic controls, exceptional optics, and adequate build…

  • Canon AE-1 Program vs AE-1 – Camera Review

    If it ain’t broken, don’t fix it. A good philosophy, and one that Canon kept in mind when designing the follow-up to their massively successful AE-1 SLR. After five years of…

  • Minolta X-700 – Camera Review

    I’ve long been a fan of Minolta’s cameras and lenses. The boys from Osaka were always among the most innovative, forward-thinking, and truly exceptional camera-makers. And while they had their share…

  • Nikon N8008 / F-801 – Camera Review

    Shooting classic cameras often brings compromise. Sometimes your camera lacks auto-focus, other times it’s got no light meter, or maybe your camera can’t auto-expose. I love old cameras, but occasionally the…

  • 5 Best Japanese 35mm Film SLR Cameras

    The last time we compiled a “Top Five” list we were focused on the simple joy of point-and-shoot cameras. The automated nature of the five cameras we chose was perfect for those photo…

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