Monday, September 23, 2019

Wetzlar camera auction on October 5 — catalogue available

The first Wetzlar Camera auction, organised by world-renowned expert and local dealer, Lars Netopil, takes place on October 5, 2019.

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....

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

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.

The painful progress from film to digital photography

After a lifetime of professional photography, Don Morley was thrust into the digital deep end back in 2002. He survived and has found new enthusiasm.

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…..

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.

Going Down Jordan

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

Casio QV-10: Knight in shining armour at the International Motor Cycle Show

How one of the world's first commercially available digital cameras, the Casio QV-10, came to the rescue of the press office at the 1995 International Motorcycle Show.

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

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