Thursday, September 29, 2022

Mystery Bay Area society photos surface after 85 years: Film stars, automobiles and the...

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A $10 box containing over 100 developed films from the 1930s led Bill Schmidt on a quest to identify the many subjects...

Experimenting with my 1958 Yashica 635 twin-lens reflex

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Quite by chance, Lisa started collecting film cameras after a chance encounter in a flea market. Here she recounts her adventures with her favourite exhibit, the Yashica 635 twin-lens reflex from 1958...

Mirrorless is dead. Long live the camera!

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Isn't it time we stopped wasting our breath of mirrorless cameras? What's wrong with using just "camera"? Originally, the term mirrorless was used to differentiate between the new breed of camera and the more traditional reflex camera with its optical viewfinder. Now, "mirrorless" is the norm and is overwhelmingly popular if we include smartphones. The mirrorless camera should go the way of the horseless carriage...

Retro Style: Rollei 35 RF with Sonnar 40/2.8

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The M Files, Part 4: Jörg-Peter's journey into the past continues with the Rollei RF, another non-Leica camera which featured the Leica M Mount.

Royal Photographic Society: Browse 165 years of photographic history with no charge

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Britain's Royal Photographic Society is now allowing free access to 165 years of photographic history. You can now browse copies of the Society's Journal published between 1853 and 2018. Read more...

Linda Lens meets Kid Click: A rare glimpse of the superheroes of photography

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Linda Lens, Woman Photographer joins Kid Click, the teenage snapper in this edition of Camera Comics.

Looking back on ten years of digital camera innovation

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It is only ten years since the first really usable digital DSLR, the Canon EOS 300D,  hit the market but development has been at a breakneck speed, especially in the past three or four years. An article in Micro 4/3rds Photography blog charts the rise of the digital camera, linked below. 

In-camera charging; what’s all the fuss?

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Every time I read a review of a camera featuring in-camera charging I find the manufacturer roundly criticised for not including an external charging...