Category Archives: vintage camera reviews

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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Why I love the Olympus XA…..


There are loads and loads of film cameras that come under the miniature label…Rollei 35, Olympus Pen, Minox etc are just some of them. But out of all of these, I always keep coming back to the Olympus XA…why…read on! … Continue reading

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Shaken, not stirred….spy cameras…!


I’ve always been fascinated by those so-called tiny spy cameras….I guess my first intro to them was via my favorite movies of James Bond! In those days, and I’m talking about way back in the 70s, money was tight, and … Continue reading

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What camera did you take those shots with? The Leica…?


I remember those words even now, so many years after they were uttered by my one-time employer! I used to be involved in the very early days of my career, with aircraft metals, especially looking at returns from the field, … Continue reading

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