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Camera Geekery: Fuji GF670 / Voigtlander Bessa III

Camera Geekery: Fuji GF670 / Voigtlander Bessa III Like a 1930’s gangster, this box of metal and glass is known by many names: The Fuji GF670 aka the Voigtlander Bessa III aka The Poor Man’s Makina aka The Real Texas Leica. Though it may look like it’s from far removed times, it was actually introduced […]

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: Konica C35 FD Review

Camera Geekery: Konica C35 FD Review A nice long guest review for you all to enjoy. Johan Van Huyssteen shares his experience with one of the great fixed lens rangefinders. Sit down with a nice drink and enjoy. It’s too heavy! My first 35mm film camera was a properly banged-up Fujica ST605N, paired with a surprisingly […]

Camera Geekery: Plaubel Makina 67

Camera Geekery: Plaubel Makina 67 It was the spring of 2008 and I was aimlessly exploring the grounds of Shinjuku Gardens when I spotted a round sunglasses wearing old man with a moustache and those distinctive tips in his hair. It was the legend himself Nobuyoshi Araki doing the same, albeit with a peculiar hunk […]

Camera Geekery: Evolution of Intent in Modifying Cameras

Camera Geekery: Evolution of Intent in Modifying Cameras As you know, I have worked on some very interesting custom cameras in the past, but the cameras I have been working on with Horatio Tan from @streetsilhouettes have been on another level. And they are polarizing. Horatio takes this opportunity to explain his vision. Evolution of […]

Camera Geekery: JCH x Thirdculture Pins

Camera Geekery: JCH x Thirdculture Pins As some of you might know, I am pretty active on Instagram, and recently I came across the work of @thirdculture. And I am really glad I did, because we came up with these awesome pins. In case you are not familiar with Jean-Paul’s work, he has been making […]

Camera Geekery: The Nandha Hotel in Bangkok

Camera Geekery: The Nandha Hotel in Bangkok Last month I was lucky enough to be invited to Bangkok by Monogram Asia to give a talk about cameras and photography at their 8/8 Street Photography Workshop. I met lots of cool people and had a really good time. But one of the definite highlights of the […]

Camera Geekery: Solarcan

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Camera Geekery: Solarcan

Camera Geekery: Solarcan Now I am not usually a Kickstarter kind of guy, but I do rather like this one. Solarcan is actually already nearly funded, but a little push wouldn’t hurt for this cool product. I quite fancy one myself. Born from a love of photography, art & astronomy Solarcan is a unique camera […]

Camera Geekery: Canon 35mm film SLRs compared

Canon 35mm film SLRs compared Today we have a great guest article that was written by Dank Spangle and first featured on his blog. If you like Canon SLRs then you are going to love this. A side by side of some of the greats. I’ve got a small collection of Canon 35mm film SLRs. Here’s what […]

Camera Geekery: Minolta XD11 Review

Camera Geekery: Minolta XD11 Review A guest review of a fantastic classic camera. The Minolta cameras were solid performers in their day, with an excellent array of lenses, and now many of them are cheap as chips. Come and read Jeb Inge’s review. Camera Review: Minolta XD11 By Jeb Inge When I made the switch […]