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Camera Geekery: Contax G2

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Camera Geekery: Contax G2

Camera Geekery: Contax G2 It can be said that film rangefinder technology culminated in 1996 with the release of the engineering marvel that is the Contax G2. The Contax G2 raised the standard for rangefinder cameras with a 4 FPS integrated motor drive, top shutter speeds of up to 1/6000, X sync at 1/200 second […]

Jesse’s Book Review – “Meanwhile Across the Mountain” by Jens Olof Lasthein

Jesse’s Book Review – “Meanwhile Across the Mountain” by Jens Olof Lasthein Check out Jesse’s audit of the hallucinatory uber-wide images from the latest tome by Swedish photographer Jens Olof Lasthein. There always seemed to be a lingering melancholy present in the old communist blocks. The ideals of equality to offset the lopsided capitalist systems […]

In your bag No: 1619 – Jingyu Li

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In your bag No: 1619 – Jingyu Li

In your bag No: 1619 – Jingyu Li  Jingyu is the Chinese Macguyver as he hacks together another contraption for his gear. Hi everyone, I’m Jingyu Li. About Four years ago I post my cameras here(in your bag No:1049). Unfortunately Fuji stopped their peel-apart film, thus all my modification for Polaroid stay in the carbine. Fortunately […]

In your bag No: 1618 – Daniel Valencia

In your bag No: 1618 – Daniel Valencia Daniel is an analog purist and who can argue with these basic essentials for hitting the streets. Hey everyone, my name is Daniel Valencia. I shoot photographs and use alternative wet lab processes to create the final piece. Based in San Francisco, CA. The setup I use for […]

Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Lee Sternthal

Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Lee Sternthal In this week on Jesse’s Visual Interviews, you’ll be treated to the subtle beauty of Lee Sternthal’s responses and vision. Q1: Who are you?  Q2: What is your favorite way to waste money? Q3: What do you consider the most underrated virtue?  Q4: When are you happiest?  Q5: What did your […]

B&W Battle: Silberra U400 vs. JCH Streetpan 400

B&W Battle: Silberra vs. Streetpan If you somehow missed the big news late last year, Silberra launched a ginormous crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to mass produce a brand spanking new lineup of black and white films. Now the fruits of everyone’s labor have slowly trickled down and the films are finally rolling (pun intended) out to the […]

Get Featured: Theo Santana

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Get Featured: Theo Santana

Get Featured: Theo Santana Theo is back here again and sheds some light for us on an obscure side of China which deserves some more attention, especially in recent shocking news. I have been in China over 7 years and my dream was always to go to Xinjiang, a region in China with a lot of […]

Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Sasikumar Ramachandran

Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Sasikumar Ramachandran Everyone’s in for a treat this week on Jesse’s Visual Interviews as you discover the delightful vision and timing of Sasikumar Ramachandran. Check it out. Q1: Who are you?  Q2: What is your favorite way to waste money? Q3: What do you consider the most overrated virtue?  Q4: When are you happiest?  Q5: […]

In your bag No: 1617 – Duncan Campbell

In your bag No: 1617 – Duncan Campbell  Duncan handsomely lays out the lovely contents of the bag that accompanies him on the job. I started in photography about 25 years ago with a Canon EOS500 but soon switched to Nikon shooting the life of Dog Handlers of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps. This took me […]

Camera Geekery: Panomicron Holmium

Camera Geekery: Panomicron Holmium The teen Swiss Whiz a.k.a Oscar Oweson checks in with the JCH crew to give us an update on his latest mechanical concoction. Last year he wowed us with the Oxygen; what has he up his sleeve this time? Read on to find out more about the Panomicron Holmium. The camera is […]