Tag Archives: rangefinder

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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Coming soon….


Coming very soon….two of the most iconic film cameras to come out of the Olympus stable! I will be offering a beautiful and high quality Olympus 35SP, the only rangefinder camera with a spot metering facility, and it’s brother the … 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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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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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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One of the most unusual photographers I’ve ever heard of….


There are photographers and photographers….some take a few shots every other day, some only take out their camera on special occasions whereas some take shots of everything and anything, hoping for that jewel in the mud-slicks. Recently, my friends and … Continue reading

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One of the most versatile rangefinder cameras ever!


There are rangefinders and rangefinders, some come at a price, others are affordable all day long. But many people often ask me awkward questions…..like “why use a rangefinder?” Firstly, for those uninitiated with the art, there are 2 kinds of … 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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And this one came in from the cold…the Cold War, that is!


Once upon a time, a long time ago, a young boy cried and cried and cried for a camera that he dearly wanted. But in those days, long ago, cameras were very expensive and the boy’s mother always said she … Continue reading

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Mr Maitani does it again!


Remember Mr Maitani? The guy who designed the Olympus Pen cameras? That’s right! You read about him here yesterday, yes? One would have thought that the adulation he received after designing the Pen range, he would have hung up his … Continue reading

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