Monday, June 17, 2019

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

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.....

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.

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

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.

Digital Photography: Advances in the past 20 years

Looking back to the start of the digital photograph age

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....

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

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.

Press Cameras: A stroll through the early years of press photography

Bob White looks at the earliest days of press photography and describes the sort of gear the professional cameraman would have had in his hands in the first half of the 20th century.