Category Archives: vintage camera reviews

Talking of spy cameras…


Hi guys! I posted a bit of information regarding so-called spy cameras yesterday, which in some cases, were actually used for espionage purposes at one time, and who knows, perhaps they may still be in use today, as the focus … Continue reading

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Enter stage left…Mr James Bond….shaken but not stirred!


The title is a mish-mash of one of the most iconic phrases is use all around the world! I once was in a taxi in Ladakh, way up in the most northernly part of the Himalayas, and when the taxi … Continue reading

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Beautiful sunny day today…


Yes!! Just been out on a long pleasurable walk with my dog Shera…and what a fabulous day it is today…well, at least for now! Bright sunshine, aside of a brisk wintry breeze. And a plethora of opportunities for photography too. … Continue reading

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A look back into the days of old England!


During my recent visit to the UK, I was walking around downtown London taking shots with my film cameras, when I came upon some very odd looking street lamps. Little did I know that I was looking at lamps that … 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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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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For sale…Olympus 35SP and Olympus 35RC


I’ve been talking with friends about one of my favorite cameras recently, the Olympus 35SP rangefinder, and one that is getting rarer nowadays, as more and more people realise what stupendous qualities it has been built to. There is simply … Continue reading

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Olympus Trip is everybody’s favorite!


I have always been a staunch user and collector of the Olympus Trip 35. It doesn’t need me to tell you how fabulous it is….there are literally thousands of pages devoted to it on the internet. And so far, since … 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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The unmatchable Olympus Trip….


We’ve talked about the Olympus Trip many times here, but I keep wondering how such a simple little camera, that hit the market way back in the 70s, still has the spunk to outshine cameras today! Over the years, I’ve … Continue reading

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