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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 […]

Camera Geekery: MS Optics Sonnetar 1.5/73 FMC

Camera Geekery: MS Optics Sonnetar 1.5/73 FMC Miyazaki san must belong to the 1% of people that are short sleepers. He’s at it again and has been a busy bee, churning out another niche lens: the MS Optics Sonnetar 1.5/73 FMC. Per usual he has sent us first a sample to see what this bad boy […]

Film news: Photoklassik International Magazine

In case you missed it, Photoklassik magazine completed their successful Kickstarter campaign and have started sending out copies of the international version of the magazine. And what a magazine. A dedicated magazine for film photography. In case you did miss the Kickstarter though, fear not, as you can order yourself a copy of this wonderful […]

Camera Geekery: Contax 645

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Camera Geekery: Contax 645

Camera Geekery: Contax 645 The Contax 645 requires no introduction. It is a medium format legend that many a photographer have gotten aroused at the thought of owning one. Thanks to several high profile photographers using the Contax 645 as their main camera even to this day, it has garnered a high amount of praise among […]

In your bag No: 1608 – Gregory McLaughlin

In your bag No: 1608 – Gregory McLaughlin   Gregory packs some sweet glass next to his bear spray when traversing the beautiful landscapes of the Yukon. Hi there, My name is Gregory McLaughlin and I’m a photographer based in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. My start in photography was in the late 90’s when I got my […]

In your bag No: 1607 – Nuno Cruz

In your bag No: 1607 – Nuno Cruz Nuno manages to haul these minimalist multimedia machines to capture the beauty that is Croatia. Hi there again Bellamy and fellow photo enthusiasts! I am once again boarding a plane, which means JCH gets an email. I am flying to Croatia to enjoy good weather, food, nature and […]

In your bag No: 1606 – Yannick Schütz

In your bag No: 1606 – Yannick Schütz Yannick can confidently traverse Scandinavia with this ready-for-anything setup, check it out. Hi guys, I have planned a new tour and this time I am going to Finnmark with my GT Karakoram. Since I am not walking with my backpack this time, I can pack a little more. […]

In your bag No: 1605 – Guillaume Rougeot

In your bag No: 1605 – Guillaume Rougeot You’ll be green with envy when you see these lovely choices that Guillaume decides to tote on a daily basis.  Hello, My name is Guillaume, I’m 25 and I work in Finance in London. I try to shoot as much as possible; mostly the weekends and when I’m […]

In your bag No: 1604 – Nick Chase

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In your bag No: 1604 – Nick Chase

In your bag No: 1604 – Nick Chase No objections your honor with Nick’s verdict to pack these wonderful goodies in his daily bag. My name is Nick and I just recently graduated from law school in California. While I have more gear than I care to admit, these are my most recently used cameras. Leica […]

In your bag No: 1603 – Nils Wenzler

In your bag No: 1603 – Nils Wenzler Nils hauls around daily a classically handsome bag for some classically handsome cameras.  I made the above picture last February, when packing for a two week trip through Israel & Palestine. After some bad experiences with used, cheap-ish medium format cameras I decided to do it right. After […]