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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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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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The amazing people at Leica!


Since time immemorial, Leica has been the undisputed owner of the best camera crown, even though there are other cameras just as good. That aside, some people may not realise that if you’re in the market to buy a brand … Continue reading

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Another superb Olympus 35RC camera on offer!


The Olympus 35RC was a leader in the race of the compact rangefinders in the 70s. It is a simple camera that just goes on performing and has  everything a serious photographer needs….nothing to get in the way, nothing to … Continue reading

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How does Daido Moriyama get his shots?


Despite having written several articles about this very subject, I still get emailed this question at least 4 or 5 times every month, believe it or not! And every month I reply with the same answer! What’s that? Read on… … Continue reading

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A legend in it’s own lunch-time..the Olympus 35RC!


Once upon a time, an object comes along that puts other much highly prized ones to shame, be it a car, that super red dress, a watch or….a camera. Now before any of you very nice readers start getting uptight … Continue reading

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The Lomo/Diana camera–it’s only a cheap plastic toy, nothing else!


We have all heard about the Diana and Lomo cameras, as well as the movement that has been created for fans of these. On the whole, as many have said, it’s good that a lot of people are using these … Continue reading

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What camera does Daido Moriyama use?


I get emailed this question at least 4 or 5 times every month, believe it or not! And every month I reply with the same answer! What’s that? Read on… I must admit that I too used to be enthralled … Continue reading

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My Olympus 35SP rangefinder camera is for sale!


We all know about the Olympus 35SP rangefinder camera, don’t we? Yes, that’s right, the only rangefinder in the world with spot meter function and a whopping 7 element, 4 group f1.7 lens that gives results outclassing even the mighty … Continue reading

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Custom leatherette covering for classic cameras


In response to many, many emails asking about leatherette covering materials for classic cameras, I am happy to advise I do stock them now. Supply is dependent upon demand really, as I only have a small number in stock, to … Continue reading

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