Tag: canon-rangefinder

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.

Just sometimes a very special lens comes along And that lens is the Canon 50mm f/0.95. Despite popular belief, this is not a cine lens. It was originally developed by Canon for the 7 rangefinder system. And at the time it was the fastest prime lens available in the world, beating Leica to the punch…

There are so many out there, what one is for you? What rangefinder should I buy? This is a question that I get asked almost every day, and it is a question that I find very difficult to answer, there are so many variables that I could not possibly tell you what is right for […]

The Canon 7 Black

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Some more camera-porn for you, this time from my own personal collection This is a little something that I picked up yesterday. I got a call from the always charming Mijonju, who said he was in need of a Summicron 50mm lens and wondered if I had one. Well, it just so happened that I […]