Monday, June 17, 2019

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

Caravan Club: The climb-in travel camera

Cameras are boring. But not if they're made from a caravan or a pineapple. Brendon Barry has the answers.

Six ways to spot a fake watch. Cameras too?

Spotting a fake watch can be hard. But you won't find fake cameras unless you go back a few decades.....

Going Down Jordan

William takes us on a photographic tour of Jordan, ending at the magificent site of Petra

RP meets Canon-P, the original popular camera

Canon has resurrected the "P" for popular in the new EOS RP. I have fond memories of my original "popular" Canon, the Canon-P

James Ravilious on BBC Countryfile

James Ravilious, acclaimed photographer who recorded rural life in North Devon, is featured in this episode of BBC Countryfile.

Digital Photography: Advances in the past 20 years

Looking back to the start of the digital photograph age

My first photo, my first camera and a five-hour trek to Goodwood

Most of us can remember our first damera. But how many can think of the first photograph taken with that camera. John takes us back to 1960 and his first outing with the Halina 35X…..

Agfa Silette comes back to life after 50 years

Mike remembers his first proper camera — after a series of hand-me-down Box Brownies and Kodak folders — and how much it cost him....