ChicagoCameraHunter As some of you may know from my facebook or twitter posts, I have just been to Chicago to handle a little bit of JCH business (more on that another time). Whilst I was there I managed to find a thriving photography scene. Check it out.
An introduction to 4×5 large format photography Part: 1 by Benn Murhaaya I have been meaning to have a 4×5 introduction on the site for a long time, so when Benn Murhaaya offered to write one I jumped at the chance. This is fantastically detailed intro, so detailed in fact that I have broken it […]
Hack your film: How to change your DX coding by Dan K Dan K knocked up this little film hack piece for his Tumblr, and I thought it would be good on here too as I get a lot of people asking how to do this. A simple little hack that will allow you to […]
If a camera could tell a story Sometimes I wonder what story a camera would tell if it could. We can see a visual record of everything that camera has seen, as long as we know the provenance of that camera and have access to all of the images it took. But that is almost […]
Japan Camera Hunter Film Case news Ooooh, new colours. Come and see what and why.
Things JCH likes I got back from vacation and there was a ton of mail. And in that mail was a load of cool stuff that I want to share with you. I figured it would be good to put them all together for you.
Classic lens buyers guide It is about time there was a classic lens buyers guide on the site. I have been meaning to do one for a while but always got sidelined. Now I have had the chance to recharge my batteries I have knocked up one for you. These are the things that I […]
The Unsung Heroes of 35mm Photography – Part II (RFs) by Dan K In this, the second instalment (Part 1 here) of The Unsung Heroes of consumer photography, Dan K walks us through the leaf-shutter rangefinder and viewfinder cameras of the 1970s.
So you think your lens is fast? During the course of my job I have seen and heard of more ‘superfast’ lenses than you can shake a stick at. And after a while it just becomes a parade of the same old thing. But then something comes along that completely blows it all away. Meet […]
Another year over The biggest camera fair in Japan was upon us this week, and it gave me some interesting insights into the business in Japan. Read about the highs and the lows here.