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Guides: Ultimate Scanning guide – Minolta 5400 meets Silverfast 8

Have you got yourself a Minolta 5400 scanner? Want to know how to get the most out of it? Well, thankfully Johan Van Huyssteen has taken the headache out of the equation by writing this how to guide. Strap up, it is a long one. You should know upfront… It’s important to know right here and […]

In your bag No: 1594 – Siim Vahur

In your bag No: 1594 – Siim Vahur Siim checks back in with his latest bag and it’s more of a fortress to protect that sweet glass in extreme conditions. Hello. My kit for the Sunday’s: Plaubel Peco Junior Schneider-Kreuznach Xenar 4.5/105mm with Synchro-Compur (1s-1/500s, B) Schneider-Kreuznach Symmar 5.6/150mm (12/265mm) with Synchro-Compur (1s-1/400s, B, T) 6×9, […]

In your bag No: 1593 – Andrew Ang

In your bag No: 1593 – Andrew Ang I double dare you to see Andrew on the streets snapping away with this and not look twice. Hi everyone, my name is Andrew. Over the years I’ve had a number of jobs, but right now I am working for our family agriculture business. Photography has been my […]

Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Haruna Sato

Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Haruna Sato This edition of Jesse’s Visual Interviews brings us the colorful responses of one of Japan’s hot rising stars. Check it out. Q1: Who are you?  お名前を教えてください。 Q2: What is your favorite way to waste money? 何にお金を使うことが好きですか? Q3: What do you consider the most overrated virtue?  1番過大評価されていると思う美徳は? Q4: When are you […]

In your bag No: 1592 – Luís Barros

In your bag No: 1592 – Luís Barros Luís has that Latin passion for the gear in his everyday bag and who can blame him. Hello everyone. My name is Luís Barros, I’m from Lisbon, Portugal, I’m 52 years old and I shoot food for a living. That means that professionally I’m stuck with digital cameras, […]

Camera Geekery: Interview with Lance Rothstein of Labeauratoire

Camera Geekery: Interview with Lance Rothstein of Labeauratoire We like to believe that here at Japan Camera Hunter, we are a damn good bloody good damn good resource for rare cameras and lenses but where does one go to score some rarefied film? Where does one go to pick up some Kodak Holographic, Scotch Chrome […]

In your bag No: 1591 – Andrew Goh

In your bag No: 1591 – Andrew Goh Andrew hauls around a true DP’s backpack and is equipped for any moment high and low. Heya, I’m Andrew Goh, a street photographer and videographer currently based in Sydney, Australia. It’s been awhile since I last shared what was in my bag, I was rocking a smaller kit […]

In your bag No: 1590 – Andy Ong

In your bag No: 1590 – Andy Ong When Andy isn’t civil engineering he’s whipping these bad boys out. Hi, my name is Andy Ong. I currently work and live in NYC as a civil engineer. I have been getting more and more into photography as the years pass and just capturing scenes from my everyday […]

Camera Geekery: The Solarcan

Camera Geekery: The Solarcan A while back we featured the Kickstarter for Solarcan, which turned out to be a great success. So much of a success in fact that it smashed its goal to teeny tiny pieces. As a consequence of this, Solarcan has gone big league and can now be found for sale all […]

Camera Geekery: 7Artisans 35mm f/2 lens on film review

Camera Geekery: 7Artisans 35mm f/2 on film review There’s been a lot of chatter recently on the light and dark web about the so-called “China-cron”, aka the brand new sub-$300 7Artisans 35mm f/2 lens for Leica M mount. This is 7Artisans’ newest offering and their second in a line of lenses targeted towards the frugal […]