This week is decidedly camera top heavy with reviews of 2 icon Nikon cameras with a clear link and Rangefinders form around the world. But we’ve some thoughts on what we really should be buying as our camera and we’ve some thoughts on film stocks both old and new.Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 25: 18TH -24TH JAN 2019)
As the decades of photography have advanced most cameras conform to a standard look for their time. But many revolutionary cameras have turned up (and often left). Here’s seven and feel free to add any more in the comments.Continue reading What On Earth ? – Seven strange Cameras
We’re a bit camera review heavy this month but that’s no bad thing. We go from one of the first 35mm cameras to one that isn’t even on the market to an over looked, end of the line number. But we also manage to squeeze in a serious scam warning, some ideas for shooting slide and possibly the weirdest accessory you’ve ever seen.Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 24: 11TH -17TH JAN 2019)
As I clipped in another Instax film pack at Christmas, someone asked so how much does that cost ? The answer I gave was nearly a quid but got me thinking about the cost of shooting film. So how much does shooting film cost us and what will work out the cheapest ?Continue reading If You’re feeling Frugal what film Format should you shoot ?
This is probably the weirdest camera I own. I wasn’t too sure if I if I should provide a breath sample with it or take photos. Welcome to the Minolta Zoom 110 SLR. Not only is it one of the weirdest looking in the world. But it’s also a fully functioning SLR that takes 110 film and arguably if not a bridge camera then sets the path for them.Continue reading Over The Limit, Sir ? – Minolta zoom 110 SLR 1 Roll review
Well 2019 is starting out well in the film blog world . This week slice of the best features tales of espionage, listening for the enemy and we get taken down a dark alley at night. You will also meet a gorgeous big sexy beast, possibly the hightide mark of analogue photography and some rangefinders you’ve never heard of. We also get bit of Canon and a new film. Listen to another take on the Y35 and why the film community has an unfair issue with. And we’re all doomed !!!Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 23: 4TH -10tH JAN 2019)
As the last of New Year’s bubbly goes flay and the last mince pie is being scoffed, it’s my annual look back at what has happened in the last 12 months in the world of Analogue film. But as its been a busy year, I’m breaking things into 2 two parts. This look back and a later post on the awards of the year.Continue reading 2018 IN FILM – Part One – What Happened
Ever fancied owning a working giant version of the instagram camera logo ? Here’s the camera to meet your needs.
This massive instax square camera arrived thanks to Santa. But how does it measure up and is it a match for its rivals ?Continue reading Square The Six – A Two pack review of the Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6
So with Christmas less than a week away, time for some literally out of this world photos and other worldy camera reviews. Also some tips on shooting instant, changes in Kodak backing paper and build your own Leica !.
Merry Christmas !Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 21: 14TH-20TH DEC)
In 2017 a Kickstarter was launched bearing the name of Yashica, The resultant camera was much maligned before it even got to market and QC issues didn’t help once it arrived. It has become much derided. But is it that awful and is it no better than a kid’s toy camera ?Continue reading Is The Yashica Y35 Really That Awful ? – Part 1/2