The ICS camera fair roundup

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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.

Why Rangefinders? By Anthony Chang

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Why Rangefinders? By Anthony Chang Today we have a guest piece by Anthony Chang discussing his reasons for choosing a rangefinder. Read on…

Guest Review – The Konica Auto S2

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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…

The Konica Recorder – Half frame magic

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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.

The Konica Big Mini – The ultimate bargain compact

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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…

The Canonet QL17 – mini review

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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.

Camera shopping in Tokyo Pt. 3 – Northern Tokyo

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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…

The Leica M5, the lost Leica

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For some people, there is something about the M5 that is very special In this guest post Michael Bock explains to us what drove hims towards the Leica M5, a camera that many people overlook. Perhaps it might make you give the camera a second thought?

The Ricoh GR….A buyers guide

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The Ricoh GR series of cameras are great, but what are the differences? This is something that I get asked an awful lot, so I thought I would put together this little guide for you. It should give you an idea about the differences and what to look for.

Camera Shopping in Tokyo Pt. 2 – Ginza

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Come to Ginza, the shopping capital of the world In part 2 of this series we are going to talk about an area that is very close to my heart, as it is where I first got the chance to be JapanCameraHunter. We are talking about Ginza of course.

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