Yashica Mat - 124
The obligitory birthday shot of my Yashica Mat Christmas present. It arrived from the UK yesterday. Fully CLA'd and in impeccable condition. I'm very excited by this old girl and I made my first frames tonight with some Kodak Tmax 400. Better mix up another batch of D76 :) Strobist Info: A 250WS strobe and softbox left and right. A Nikon SB28 under charcoal glass base and fired into grey seamless background. All metered by Sekonic L358 and triggered by Pocket Wizard Mini TT1 and Plus ll's
Medium format buyers guide Pt.3 - Rangefinders - Japan Camera Hunter
Rangefinder and SLR type cameras It has been a long time coming, but I have finally managed to put together the final section of the buyers guide for
Kodak Retina IIIc Ad
Kodak tried for many years to go up-scale with the fabulous German-made Retina series. Even their ads had a certain Continental look (like this ad), far different from the other Kodak camera ads. Retinas had some very good sales success, but these fine cameras proved to be too expensive or too "showy" for the tastes of the "masses". Large numbers of Americans, still fresh from the unity of fighting alongside their fellow countrymen from all walks of life in WWII, generally opted to fit in…
Action Camera in West Portal are moving - chance to buy yet another Zorki 4 in almost working condition cheap. The auxiliary finder cost more than the camera.
Voigtländer Vito B
Die Version mit dem 2,8er Color-Skopar habe ich ja schon. Dort findet man auch ausführlichere Informationen. Aber diese B-Vitos sind einfach kleine feine Maschinchen, die es wert sind, dass man sie auch zweimal in eine Sammlung aufnimmt. Immerhin wurden zwischen 1954 und 1960 von der Vito B 435000 Stück hergestellt - dabei ist die Version mit dem großen Sucher, die Vito BL und die Vito BR nicht miteingerechnet. Das erste Modell mit 3,5er-Objektiv und Pronto-Verschluss kostete 1954 119,– DM…
Kodak Retina II - 1946
My brother's camera, given to me. He got it used for a few dollars. Still works. Gives you an appreciation of how difficult it was to take a simple photo back in the day. Reputedly a great lens. Perhaps I can confirm with modern roll of 35mm film.
Best used film cameras revealed - Amateur Photographer
Second-hand film cameras are not only inexpensive, they're also feature-rich and surprisingly capable. John Wad guides you to the best
Urban Outfitters' retro-hip cameras: Like, woah
Target for hipsters is adding retro-hip cameras to its roster of goods for the hipster masses.