The JCH Shiro Edition Leica M2 As some of you may know by now, I am rather fond of coming up with custom camera designs and having them made, case in point the Patina edition camera. Well, my latest one has been finished and I am very happy to share with you the JCH Shiro […]
Christmas shipping news A few people have been asking me about Christmas shipping and when the final date for orders is. So I thought I would tell you what the deal is.
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 Unsung Heroes of 35mm Photography – Part III (Manual Focus SLR Lenses) by Dan K Definitely worth the wait. Dan K is back with another massively comprehensive guide to the unsung heroes of the film camera world. This time covering something that many have been waiting for. Lenses. This is a huge one, […]
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.
JCH Xmas gift ideas for photographers Seeing as everyone else is doing it, I thought I would knock together a gift list for people that wasn’t going to set you back an arm and a leg. Some simple and fun ideas for people who love photography.
The Unsung Heroes of 35mm Photography – Part I (SLRs) by Dan K In this article Dan K follows up on his popular article Dan K’s Top 10 SLRs [http://www.japancamerahunter.com/2013/06/dan-ks-top-10-manual-film-slrs/]. This time, he explores the cameras that are unappreciated by collectors and neglected most reviewers, but remain outstanding choices for the budget-minded enthusiast.
Fantastic Repainted Cameras I have seen some superb repainted cameras recently, but a couple if them really caught my own and I decided to share them with you.
JapanCameraHunter’s Classic Camera Cleaning Guide Recently I saw a camera cleaning guide online and I thought to myself ‘I can definitely do better than that’ so I have decided to put together this guide to the techniques that I use when cleaning cameras. I hope you find it useful.