Tag Archives: twin lens reflex

Why do heads get cut off in my photos?


Bear with me, please…I beg you! I haven’t suddenly become a bloodthirsty villain! The title is designed to catch your attention, that’s all! But I do get a steady stream of emails asking me this question; in fact whenever I … Continue reading

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Looking for a twin lens reflex camera? I can help you decide


For anyone who wishes to start using film cameras, there could be no better idea than to begin with a twin lens reflex medium format camera (tlr from now on!). There are many reasons for picking one of these cameras … Continue reading

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Roll up, roll up, folks! My Rolleiflex TLR is coming up for sale!


Yes, indeed. Another of my favourite cameras is coming up for sale, reluctantly; a necessary sacrificial victim of my need to downsize (oh, ok then, slightly downsize!). So keep it here, guys and gals! :)  

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Is my Yashicamat camera better than your Rolleiflex?


No, please don’t sneer and walk away! I get asked this question many, many times and all I say to those people, is exactly what I’m going to talk about with you here today. As everyone knows, there is more … Continue reading

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Very good value for money and superb photos -Yashicamat TLR


The Yashica Mat was a true workhorse when first introduced more than 50 years ago. With superbly crafted mechanisms and fabulously sharp and contrasty Yashinon lenses, it walked in the steps of it’s more upmarket brother, the Rolleiflex. This one … Continue reading

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The first time I used a camera in my life!


As with everything, the things we see and hear about when we are children, often affects us very deeply, whether it’s good or bad experiences. Fortunately, I believe that we humans are in general born with an inate goodness within … Continue reading

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What! Dunk my film in coffee? Are you nuts?


No, friends, you haven’t come on to the site of a madman, nor is your computer sending you to the wrong site! The title has been set up in order to catch your attention to this weird, but wonderful method … Continue reading

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The best medium format you can buy!


Rolleiflex Automat 6x6cm medium format classic camera We have been talking about Rolleiflex medium format cameras for quite a while now and quite rightly too, as they represent humungous value for money and come with precision quality and finesse built-in. … Continue reading

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Coming this week! A superb Rolleiflex medium format camera on offer!


Coming this week! Another beautiful vintage camera from my overloaded collection — a Rolleiflex twin lens classic camera. Keep it here!

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All hail the mighty Yashicamat!


Ever since I was a wee bairn, well, certainly no more than 5 years or so old, I had always been fascinated by the family camera. It was covered with a lovely tan leather case, which in itself had my … Continue reading

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