Hong Kong 6th Annual Photo Equipment flea market I love coming to Hong Kong, so when I was told there was going to be a camera show I wasted no time in making sure I would be there for it. Here are my observations on the 6th Annual Photo Equipment flea market in Hong Kong.

JCH Product review: Urushi Camera Straps Recently I was contacted by Harry Benz about the camera straps that he makes. I get contacted by a lot of places to check out their products, and I often have to say ‘thanks, but no thanks’ as they are not really very good. But some of them are […]

Rollei 35 Review by David Aureden

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Rollei 35 Review by David Aureden David Aureden has put together a nice little review of a camera that sometime goes overlooked. The great Rollei 35. Check it out.

JCH Product review: LUMU Lightmeter & Ondu Pinhole Every now and then I get sent lovely things to have a look at. Some of them don’t really fit the idea of the site (Sensor swabs I am looking at you), but some of them do. Like these. The LUMU lightmeter and the Ondu Pinhole camera.

The Konica 60mm 1.2L – The Dream Lens A long while ago I found the original version of this lens, which I considered a feather in my cap (link here). But the modern version of this lens always eluded me, until now.

One of a kind Leica M4

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One of a kind Leica M4 I love all of the cameras I come across, but some stick out more than others and this is one of them. A completely unique and very special custom Leica M4.

Camera repair news

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Camera repair news It is my sad duty to announce that a number of cameras will no longer be serviced by their makers in Japan.

JapanCameraHunter Bespoke Sourcing Service I decided to update this article a little bit as people have been asking me recently what I do and what I can do for them. So here is the updated piece on how I can find you the camera that you have always wanted.

The MS Optical Perar 24mm f/4 Super Wide For those of you in the know, there has been a very special lens maker in Japan who has been producing all sorts of fantastic handmade lenses for Leica mount cameras.