Tag: tokyo-camera

In your bag #96 – Andrew T

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In your bag number 96, Andrew T Hi everyone, how are you all? I have another bag for you today, this time from Canada. We are getting close to number 100. I don’t know about you but I am getting pretty excited about that.

Other medium format cameras So, you don’t want to have a TLR, what other options do you have? One of your main options in this field would be the Hasselblad and Hasselblad style of cameras. In this section of the buyers guide I shall talk about this style of camera. In the final section we […]

It is that time of year again. Time for a camera fair Time again for the annual used camera fair in Ginza, Tokyo. This is 34th I.C.S (Imported Camera Society) fair, which will be held in the Matsuya Ginza department store.

Buying a camera – A how to guide There can be many pitfalls in buying a used camera or lens, and if you don’t know what you are looking for you could end up with a lemon. So let me help you with a little buyers guide.

In your bag #86 – Todd Hatakeyama

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In your bag number 86, Todd Hatakeyama So, this bag belongs to a chap that I met through Eric Kim, Mr. Todd Hatakeyama. Todd is a really nice guy and has helped me out a lot. He also is really passionate about photography. So, let’s see what is in his bag…

MS Optical Japan

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The remarkable MS Optical makes some incredible lenses Out in the wilds of Chiba, Japan, in the middle of a non-descript suburban neighborhood there is a regular looking house. But don’t let appearances fool you, for in the basement of this house there is magic happening.

In your bag #82 – Luke brown

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In your bag number 82, Luke Brown Today we have a bag which includes a couple of my favorite cameras. And my personal favorite bag. I actually have a couple of these bags myself. So, lets have a look at what Luke has in his bag…

The Tomioka Lausar

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The Tomioka Lausar This is about one of the rarest cameras I have ever had the opportunity to find, the Tomioka Kōgaku Kenkyūjo Lausar 3x4cm camera.

The Leica MP Titanium

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The Leica MP Titanium Every now and again a very very special camera comes along, and they don’t really come much more special than this one, the understatedly beautiful Leica MP Titanium.