Gear

Check Out These Amazing Items from Flints Auctions’ October 18th Auction of Fine Photographica

2800 1575 James Tocchio

We highlight a small selection of special lots from the upcoming Flints Auctions October 18th, 2019 catalog of Fine Photographica.

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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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Negative Supply Film Carrier MK1 Kickstarter Launches Today

1281 721 Drew Chambers

Negative Supply announces the Kickstarter for their Film Carrier MK 1, a new solution for scanning and digitizing film with your DSLR or mirror-less camera.

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Camera Straps for People Who Aren’t Into Leather

1200 963 Charlotte Davis

It’s almost a cliché – your well-brassed camera must wear an equally weathered artisanal strap, usually leather. Venture onto any fashionable camera site these days and we’ll no doubt find such a leather strap attached…

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Plustek OpticFilm 120 Scanner Review – Premium Scans, but at What Cost?

3000 1687 Dustin Vaughn-Luma

By the time I’d tested the Plustek OpticFilm 120 scanner, I’d tried plenty of scanners and was pretty worn out. Let’s face it – scanning sucks. It’s time consuming, and confers the same level of enjoyment…

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Moshi Arcus Multifunctional Backpack – a Camera Bag Worth 1,000 Words

2400 1350 James Tocchio

The Moshi Arcus Multifunctional Backpack is pretty damn nice, and I say that as a guy who detests writing or talking about camera bags. Further proof that fate is unfailingly cruel, I get an email…

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CAMERADACTYL is a 3D Printed 4 x 5 Field Camera, Now on Kickstarter

1418 798 James Tocchio

I was contacted yesterday by a man named Ethan, who sent a link to his just-launched Kickstarter. CAMERADACTYL, named such because, as Ethan puts it, “I like cameras, dinosaurs, and all the real word dot…

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

2000 1125 Jeb Inge

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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Meet the PONF Camera, a Film and Digital Multi-back Camera System

1032 581 James Tocchio

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Raffaello Palandri about the camera he and his company are making. The PONF camera promises to be the camera for every photographer; a highly customizable, modular design…

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K&F Concept DSLR Travel Backpack Gear Review

2000 1333 Jeb Inge

Let’s say it from the start; I am the world’s pickiest camera bag buyer. I’m also someone who puts a lot of importance on the support staff of the photographic experience – bags, tripods, filters,…

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The Magic of Slide Projectors and Why You Should Own One

2200 1238 James Tocchio

Gleeful giggling, happy screams, and the thunderous reverberations of a three-year-old girl hopping up and down on hardwood flooring. These were the sounds that rang through my house the first time my daughter saw a…

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The Metro Case 3D Printed 35mm Viewfinder Could Solve Your Viewfinder Troubles for Under $20

2200 1238 James Tocchio

If you’ve ever wanted to shoot a 35mm lens on a camera that lacks 35mm frame lines, you know how annoying and expensive this problem can be. To shoot a 35mm lens on Leica’s M3,…

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3,000 Miles with the Vinta Co. S-Series Travel Bag

2000 1125 James Tocchio

I’ve spent the past week in what could rightly be described as a forced march through the least forgiving terrain on the globe; a torturously hot environment so harsh and expansive that man has yet…

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Hawkesmill Camera Straps – Possibly the Most Luxurious Straps on the Planet

2000 1125 James Tocchio

What can we possibly say about a camera strap? After all, if it keeps your camera off the ground, it’s doing its job. Where’s the angle? This was my main concern when we were contacted…

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