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ICS World used camera fair 2012


The ICS 2012 camera fair is almost upon us
Yes, another camera fair, and this time from the ICS group. This is one of the smaller fairs and it is only a two day affair, but there will be plenty of things to see and buy there.
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MS Optical Sonnetar 50mm f/1.1 Test pictures


MS Optical Sonnetar 50mm f1.1 MC Test pictures
So, the lens arrived yesterday and I managed to blag an M9 to test it with. I am going to use the lens on film too, as I think that the results will be quite different, but I wanted to get some test shots done for you all without taking too long. Here are a few shots and my thoughts so far.
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Shinjuku Camera Fair – Day 2 report


Shinjuku Camera Fair – Day 2 report
Day 2 is over and it was a quiet day. Most of the super items have gone, courtesy of the fleet of buyers that descended on the show on the first day. But there are still a few great items there, so here is a rundown of what is still available.
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Shinjuku Camera Fair – 1st day


Shinjuku Camera Fair – 1st day
Well, the first day of the camer fair has started and there were some surprises in store.I was there for the start, although this time I was on a purely recreational basis. Come and find out what I saw.
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Kanto Camera – My new favourite store


Kanto Camera – My new favourite store
There are a lot of wonderful camera shops in the greater Tokyo area, but this one really stands out. Kanto camera are based in Kawasaki, and you really need to go there if you ever have the chance. Read on…
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Interview with a collector – Arato Ogura


Interview with a collector, Arato Ogura
Today I have an interview for you that I have wanted to have on the site for a very long time. Arato Ogura has not only got a stunning collection, but a wealth of knowledge. Lets have a look see.
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In my bag….my buying bag


In my bag…my buying bag
I have been asked by several people what I carry around when I am out on the hunt, so I thought I would show you what I was using today. Come and have a peek inside my super buyers bag…
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MS-Optical-R&D Apoqualia & Perar – By Lars-Göran Hedström


MS-Optical-R&D Apoqualia & Perar, by Lars-Göran Hedström
Today I have a guest review from a very satisfied customer. Lars-Göran Hedström ordered a couple of Miyazaki lenses from me and decided to write a comprehensive review of his experience with them so far. A very informative and well written piece. Read on…
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My favourite finds Pt.1


I find a lot of beautiful items, here are some of the best
As the camera hunter I get to find some pretty nice bits of kit. A lot of cameras come and go, but some of them really stand out. I never get tired of doing this but sometimes there are real highlights to doing the job. Here is a selection of my personal favourite finds that I have been lucky enough to come across since I have been doing this.
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Sharan Minox Miniature Cameras


Miniature cameras don’t come much cooler than this
The Sharan Minox 110 mini cameras are a tiny piece of beauty, but the best thing is, they actually work. Come and read a bit more about these remarkable little cameras.
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