Camera Geekery: Modern Military Repainted Cameras

Camera Geekery: Modern Military Repainted Cameras As I am sure many of you know by now, I work very closely with my clients to bring them some truly amazing and very personal cameras. There are a lot that come through, but some stand out more than others. And recently there have been some truly outstanding custom cameras […]

Camera Review: InstantFlex TL70

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Camera Review: InstantFlex TL70

Camera Review: InstantFlex TL70 Joe Curzon was recently on the site with a bag that contained a camera that got a few peoples interest piqued. So Joe very kindly offered to put a little review together of the fascinating InstantFlex TL70. The InstantFlex TL70 Film’s not dead, we know that. That’s why you’re reading Japan […]

Camera Review: Greetings from the GDR

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Camera Review: Greetings from the GDR

Camera Review: Greetings from the GDR Today we have a great guest review of a camera that often gets overlooked. Patryk Burchard talks to us about the Praktica MTL5B. A fantastic piece of German photographic history, which you can pick up for a song. Check it out. What will happen if we take German photographic […]

Your First Camera – By Dan K

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Your First Camera – By Dan K

My First Camera, by Dan K Dan seems to be on a bit of a roll at the minute, and who are we to complain? This time he talks about his beginnings in his photographic journey, and how things have changed for the current generation. I still have my first camera, and it is still […]

Featured On Japan Camera Hunter Pins

Featured on Japan Camera Hunter Pin. Limited Edition of 500 For those of you in the know, I have been featuring peoples bags, their projects, their books and their film collections on the site for a long time. One of the people I featured is the talented Anastasia Petukhova, who is also the person behind […]

Are Digital Images Really Free?

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Are Digital Images Really Free?

Are Digital Images Really Free? By John Kossik John Kossik has been on the site before, with interesting insights into shooting film and camera rebuilds. It is safe to say John has an inquiring mind. And now he addresses an issue that I have been thinking about for a long time. What sort of impact […]

Christmas Shipping Bonus

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Christmas Shipping Bonus

Christmas Shipping Bonus Ho Ho Ho, your Jolly JCH is here. Having managed to generally avoid the run up to Xmas, now that it is December (already, wow) I can tell you about the shipping and special ‘Secret Santa’ deals I will be doing through to the end of the year.

Camera Geekery: The New MS-Optics Apoqualia 35mm 1.4 F MC

Camera Geekery: The New MS-Optics Apoqualia 35mm 1.4 F MC Most people who are into Leica mount lenses have become familiar with the beautiful and sometimes quirky masterpieces made by Miyazaki San of MS-Optics fame. He has released a number of classic lenses over the years that have become extremely sought after. And now we […]

Camera Geekery: Leslie Camera Bag

Camera Geekery: Leslie Camera Bag Here is something pretty cool. A bag designed for all the female photographers out there. Being a guy I pretty much don’t care what I sling over my shoulder, but I am only too aware that women don’t feel the same way about bags. In the photography market there are […]

Camera Geekery: FED 50 review

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Camera Geekery: FED 50 review

Camera Geekery: FED 50 review Stephen Dowling from over at Zorkiphoto is a regular contributor to the site. And this time he shares with us a piece that was originally featured over on his site. A great little review of a camera that can be picked up for next to nothing. The FED 50, the […]