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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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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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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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A reminder about replacement camera coverings


If you’ve ever purchased a classic or vintage camera, you will no doubt know by now that invariably, the light seals and outside coverings, sometimes called leatherette, will need to be replaced for the camera to look really as it … Continue reading

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Let’s play about with some film, eh?


Sometimes when I get bored, which is very rare, I always try and experiment, and more than likely, most of my experiments turn out to be with film…(mind you, SOME experiments involve myself and my female friend…but…umm…let’s not digress!). I’m … Continue reading

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Sold..another beautiful Olympus Trip 35!


As regular readers know by now, I always have several cameras from my collection of man, some of which I would never offer for sale, and some which I have to sell off in order to create space for yet … Continue reading

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Meet another guy with similar interests and more!


The other day here in Vancouver, I happened to come across a guy who immediately caught my attention. The reason was that he seemed to be using one of my all-time favourite cameras, a Nikon Photomic F2….one of, if not … Continue reading

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Another attempt at movie making!


As you may know, I have been trying to make inroads into getting together my very own moving picture collection, but, alas, so far, I have only been able to knock up very amateurish conglomeration of still photos coupled with … Continue reading

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The world’s smallest rangefinder!


Just  a few days ago, I was on a shooting assignment in Vancouver’s Chinatown area, just taking pot shots of people and mostly anything I found interesting. The camera I was using this time was not my favorite Ricoh GR1, … Continue reading

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More film noir from world cinema…


Following my short post yesterday regarding film noir from India, it seems a whole lot of readers are very interested in this subject, judging by the emails I have had overnight. I had to have a private chuckle to myself, … Continue reading

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