How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming) Heat and humidity are the biggest enemy of any precision instruments, and even your lastest and greatest cameras are not immune from the problems that moisture brings. This guide can help you prepare for the heat.
Film for the Digital Photographer – Cameras, By Dan K Dan K returns to JCH with the first of a 3 part series, introducing film to digital photographers. In this first part Dan tackles the camera types available for film shooters.
Premium compact cameras – A buyers guide One of the big questions I get is “which compact camera is best for me….?” Now this is a question that is very hard for me to answer, as each person has their own shooting style, and requirements from a camera. I have written guides in the past […]
Beginner’s Guide to Polaroid: Part II (Peel-Apart Film) by Phil Shen Phil is back with part two of this fantastic guide into the world of polaroid. Come and learn a bit more about peel apart film.
Camera Repainting and Modification A while ago I made a post about the great Kanto camera, and some of the services they offer. Well, I liked their service so much and I was so impressed with what they had on offer I decided to get something done for myself. A little reward for all of […]
Beginner’s Guide to Polaroid: Part I (Integral) by Phil Shen Phil Shen recently contacted JCH about contributing to the site. And when I asked him what he wanted to share, it was a guide to Polaroid cameras. Well, that is something that I want to read, and I hope you do too.
No camera too small… Sometimes I feel like this site only shows the fancy pants gear, what with all the rare cameras and lenses that I find. But it is not all like that. I have a great deal of love for all cameras, no matter what they are. Here are a few that I […]
Miyazaki lens conversions I have mentioned these on the site before, but I decided to get a couple done to my own lenses just to show you what the great man is capable of. Come and have a look at these impressive conversions.
Top posts of 2012 Well, that was 2012. We didn’t all burn up in a Mayan prophecy and the global markets didn’t completely fall apart. So what was happening on JCH? Well, a lot was happening. Here are some of the top posts of 2012 for you condensed pleasure.
The Leica Elcan 66mm Rare lenses come and go, and I have been through a few of them. But sometimes something really rare comes along. This is one of those lenses. The legendary Leica Elcan 66mm.