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Meet another guy with similar interests and more!


The other day here in Vancouver, I happened to come across a guy who immediately caught my attention. The reason was that he seemed to be using one of my all-time favourite cameras, a Nikon Photomic F2….one of, if not … 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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Rolleicord twin lens medium format camera kit


Want to try your hand at medium format photography? Why not try it with this one? It’s a beautifully solid Rolleicord, in excellent condition, fully tested, cleaned and ready to go. But what make sit extra special is the xtras … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about the Canon Ftb camera today


I have been, and still am, very fortunate to have owned many cameras during my life. But the one person who has enabled me to do this, with relative impunity, has been my long-suffering wife. Several times I have had … Continue reading

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A Swiss watch of a camera!


  Yes, indeed! I just want to write a little about what was considered a camera that would give the Leica engineers cause to worry. And that it did, too. We are of course talking about the Nikon S rangefinder … Continue reading

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A little more about the Yashica D twin lens reflex camera


Hot on the heels of my last post about this camera, because of the impact it apparently has had, and also due to numerous requests for more information, I am doing just that for you! Let’s start with the basics; … Continue reading

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Yes! You too can afford a medium format camera!


Ever since I was a wee lad, aged about 4 or 5 years old, I always had a fascination about cameras. To a young child of that age, it seemed miraculous, that a little metal box could create images of … Continue reading

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What in heaven’s name is a Zorki?


Yes, well as all of us film geeks already know, that is a typical response you hear when you mention the name Zorki to anyone from the digital brigade! Not being unkind to digital users of course — I admit … Continue reading

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Look how strong is the drive to hold a classic camera!


As regular readers will know by now, I am always trying to push people to use film as much as possible, rather than digital. And although everyone wants to own the very latest digital camera, inside of us all, there … Continue reading

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and heres one that even went to the moon…


yes…this is the same model of camera that was specially requested by Nasa for use on their space missions, and this carries on today as well, where Nikon cameras form the backbone of Nasa’s photographic records. the first Nikon camera … Continue reading

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