The JCH Xmas goodie grab

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The JCH Xmas goodie grab

The JCH Xmas goodie grab Christmas is coming and the genetically modified goose hybrid is getting fat. 2016 has been what some may describe as an ‘interesting’ year. But rather than let it go with a whimper, why not let jolly uncle JCH bring you something special from his bulging sack… OK, maybe that didn’t come […]

Camera Geekery: MS Optics Apoqualia-G 28mm f2

Camera Geekery: MS Optics Apoqualia-G 28mm f2 It has been a long and hot summer in Japan, but that has not stopped Miyazaki San from getting back into the lab and bringing out some new masterpieces. The first of which is the stunning and extremely small Apoqualia-G 28mm f2 Ultra Thin. Apologies for the images, […]

Camera Geekery: Minolta XD11 Review

Camera Geekery: Minolta XD11 Review A guest review of a fantastic classic camera. The Minolta cameras were solid performers in their day, with an excellent array of lenses, and now many of them are cheap as chips. Come and read Jeb Inge’s review. Camera Review: Minolta XD11 By Jeb Inge When I made the switch […]

Camera Geekery: Intimate Objects – the Lomo’Instant Automat

Intimate Objects – the Lomo’Instant Automat, by Daniel Schaefer Daniel Schaefer returns to us with a piece about the new Lomo camera. Daniel was lucky enough to get his hands on a pre-production model and put it through its paces. Read on to see what he thinks about this new camera. Intimate Objects – the […]

Camera Geekery: 3D Printed Panoramic 6×14 Camera

3D Printed Panoramic 6×14 Camera Camera Geekery: 3D Printed Panoramic 6×14 Camera I was hoping to have this up a bit sooner, but it has been rather busy at JCH HQ lately. John Kossik returns to us, this time with a fantastic piece on how he has engineered a 3D printed 6×14 camera. And he […]

Gear Review: HoldFast Gear

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Gear Review: HoldFast Gear

Gear Review: HoldFast Gear A few months back Matt of HoldFast Gear was kind enough to let me test out some of his wonderful offerings. I was planning on getting a review out as quickly as possible, but one thing led to another and here we are in the middle end of the summer. Still, better […]

Camera Geekery: Minolta M Rokkor 28mm f/2.8 – Lens Review

Minolta M Rokkor 28mm f/2.8 – Lens Review Today we have a guest lens review. On a star of an M mount lens. This piece was originally featured over on www.casualphotophile.com, but I thought it would fit well on here too. Check it out. The end of a tiresome week found me weary, disheartened, and […]

Camera Geekery: Jose Luis Gonzalez

Camera Geekery: Jose Luis Gonzalez I get to see some pretty impressive collections doing this job, but often they are presented pretty badly (phone snapshots being a major culprit). Jose Luis Gonzalez is the other extreme, his light painting images of his cameras are some of the most impressive cameraporn I have ever seen. There […]

Camera Review: MiNT InstantFlex TL70 2.0

Review: MiNT InstantFlex TL70 2.0 A while back we featured Joe Curzon‘s excellent review of the Original InstantFlex TL70, which was very well received. Now MiNT have upgraded the InstantFlex with the 2.0 version. And Joe has been kind enough to come back and give us another review. Check it out. At the end of May […]

Camera Geekery: The Leica M3J

Camera Geekery: The Leica M3J There have been several special edition modern Leica cameras over the years, some might say too many. But every now and again an extra special one is made. And this is it, the stunning Leica M3J. A true modern classic. Leica Ginza has been responsible for several beautiful cameras over the […]