Saturday, August 24, 2019

Buying your next digital camera at the thrift shop

Lucky dip at the charity shop and up pops an ancient but surprisingly serviceable digital camera

Finding of Mallory’s body. But where is the Kodak VP camera?

Will George Mallory's Kodak Vest Pocket camera, lost on Everest in 1924, ever be found?

Leica M8: Looking back on Leica’s first digital M

Jean looks back at Leica's first digital M, the crop-sensor M8

Ricoh GR and Leica X2 teeter on their perches

When two old faithful parrots from Leica and Ricoh fall off their perches, what can you do? Dead, they were. But within a week they were resurrected for no known reason.

Leica R3 vs Minolta XE Comparison

Here's an introduction to Analog Insights, a YouTube channel devoted to the use of film cameras in the digital age. Let's start with a comparison between the Leica R3 and the Milolta XE

Unboxing all my Grandpa’s Leicas

Grandpa, grandpa, what's in that big box? It's a lifetime's collection of Leica cameras and lenses, so what's special about them?

Vintage cameras as fashion accessories

You're not dressed for the Forties unless you have a vintage camera around your neck. As Mike found out last weekend

Photographica Fair in London, Sunday May 19

This Sunday camera fans will be homing in on Vincent Square in London's Victoria for a feast of vintage and modern cameras, lenses and accessories. Get there early for the bargains, though.

1957 Agfa Ambi Silette: Quality is for life

Jason went shopping for an old SLR but came back with something he had never imagined. The Agfa Ambi Silette as turned out to be a remarkably good buy.

London and Paris photo fairs this Spring

Two big photo fairs, one in Paris and one in London, will take place during the next two months. They will draw an international attendance