Category Archives: Classic film cameras

For the 10, 000th time…why I shoot film!


It’s an everygreen question I get asked every time people see me using my classic film cameras in town….downtown Vancouver BC that is. Why do I still shoot film? It’s such a loaded question, that once I start, the conversation … Continue reading

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My second camera!


We all have our own tales to tell of our very first cameras that our parents allowed us to handle! In my case, it was the family Yashicamat twin lens camera, an instrument that was kept locked up safe and … Continue reading

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Another look at an up and coming artist!


Hi folks! Been away from my blog for a while….reason? Nothing special, just so much to do and so little time to do it in! Anyways, I thought you’d like to look at some new work by a guy I … Continue reading

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Foncie Fotos! No, not THAT Fonzie!


With a name that still manages to catch everyone’s attention, you can be sure that this person would be instantly recognised anywhere he went! Only thing is, this Foncie was not the same kinda guy that we’re all used to … Continue reading

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World famous Rodinal developing kit!


Rodinal. If you’re a hardened film camera enthusiast, I need say no more! Rodinal….keeps for years. Pin sharp negatives. Contrasty. Everything. Period! I have it….NOW! In a NEW package that eliminates oxidisation due to air coming into contact with the … Continue reading

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Make either of these, or both, yours!


In the world of classic film cameras, no other cameras are such fun to use, and produce stupendous results, than these two here! My own considered opinion of course! I’m way biassed! Make either or both of them yours TODAY! … Continue reading

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Peter Scoones–underwater photographer extraordinaire!


As a child, I well remember watching documentaries on British tv about the natural world. This was during the days when black and white tv was the norm..old VHF sets with rotary tuners and those well-known set-top aerials with 2 … Continue reading

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Another beautiful Olympus Trip on offer!


Yet again, I’m offering you the chance to acquire a superb Olympus Trip 35, as always, fully refurbished, new light seals fitted, cleaned and recovered with a brand new Red lizard effect covering, which gives the camera a very unique … Continue reading

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How to get pinhole photos from your digital camera


We’ve talked about pinhole cameras before here….if you recall, I showed you my way of making one with an empty 35mm film cartridge? Well, as we’re being bombarded with so many digicams all around us, here’s a nice idea to … Continue reading

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See? B&W photos still catch the eye!


Recently, I was in a coffee shop in downtown VanCity….nothing unusual there…I’m always to be found all over the city in coffee shops most of the time…I use them as my mobile office! So anyways, I ordered a latte, and … Continue reading

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