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Camera Review: The DL-9000 aka The ‘Scamera’ by Joe Aguirre


Camera Review: The DL-9000 aka The ‘Scamera’ by Joe Aguirre
Guest writer Joe Aguirre found an interesting camera a while back and told me about it. He mainly told me how there was no info on it anywhere, so I asked him to write about it…and he did. Check it out.
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The Nikkor 6mm f/5.6 Fisheye Nikkor aka The Holy Grail


The Nikkor 6mm f/5.6 Fisheye Nikkor aka The Holy Grail
There are rare lenses and then there are the rarest of lenses. Some of you might remember the other Nikon 6mm lens that I acquired a couple of months ago, well if you thought that one was rare then this one is the icing on the cake. Come and see the mighty Nikon 6mm f/5.6…
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The Hasselblad MKWE (AKA The NASA Hasselblad)


The Hasselblad MKWE (AKA The NASA Hasselblad)
Today I have a very very special camera to show you (and offer to you). The Hasselblad MKWE, also known as the NASA Hasselblad. This extremely rare camera has a few features that make it different for your everyday ‘Blad. Read on…
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The ICS camera fair roundup


The ICS camera fair roundup
So the camera fair is just about over and as usual there were some stunning items on display. So here is a little report on some of the things that I found.
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Why Rangefinders? By Anthony Chang


Why Rangefinders? By Anthony Chang
Today we have a guest piece by Anthony Chang discussing his reasons for choosing a rangefinder. Read on…
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Guest Review – The Konica Auto S2


Guest Review – The Konica Auto S2
In another guest review, Soren Rosenberg has been kind enough to share his review of the Konica Auto S2 with JCH. Over to you Soren…
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The Konica Recorder – Half frame magic


A half frame camera that looks a bit…different
I don’t often post about half frame cameras, as I don’t really use them all that often. But this one came my way and I thought that I should share some info about it with you.
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The Konica Big Mini – The ultimate bargain compact


Looking for a bargain compact? This could be the answer
There are tons of choices out there when it comes to a cheap compact camera, but none of them have gained a cult status quite like the Konica Big Mini…Read on…
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The Canonet QL17 – mini review


The classic little rangefinder that punches above its weight
In the 1970′s the Canonet became a household name, with over a million units sold. So let’s have a look and see why this camera became one of the best selling fixed lens rangefinders ever made.
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Camera shopping in Tokyo Pt. 3 – Northern Tokyo

Covering the best of the rest
In one of the final parts of this series I shall cover the northern part of Tokyo, There is a whole bunch of stores in this large area so we had better get on with it…
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