Zorki S: From here to infinity

Camera or matryoshka doll? This Zorki S sets out to impress...

Kodachrome in its heyday as Big Yellow ponders revival

John found his first-ever roll of film, a series of Kodak Kodachrome taken 57 years ago in 1960. He wonders if Kodak will be reintroducing the film anytime soon......

Compass: Rangefinder Rubik’s Cube with a whiff of Sodom

The LeCoultre Compass camera, a veritable grande complication of the photographic world was conceived and designed by a rather obnoxious hyphenated lawmaker.....

Hasselblad 500C resurrects film addiction but cat hairs unwelcome

John gets back into film with the Hasselblad 500C. But the Australian climate and Himalayan cat hairs put paid to the experiment.

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.

Pinner Fair: From 1336 to the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14 1:2.8 Pro. Phew.

The Pinner Fair started in 1336 and 680 years later Mike took the Olympus PEN-F and M.Zuiko 7-14mm to meet the descendants. But, as he found out, the fair is more donuts and waltzers than turnips and chickens.

Tessina 35 Spy Camera: From the Berlin Wall to Watergate

Mike discovers a tiny Cold War spy camera that can be worn on the wrist. The Tessina 35 was the smallest 35mm camera ever made and a fine example has come in from the cold at London's Portobello Road market. Read how to spend £500.

Leica M-D and M-A go out in the noonday sun

Excitement this Saturday morning in London. It's the first outing for the new Leica M-D and Adam Lee has come along as well to give us some film I input. We are here at Leica Store Mayfair borrowing an M-A to take out for the day. Comparisons later.

Photo Archives: Blast from the past brings in a nice little commission

It’s surprising how much use I’m being able to make of many of my older shots after sifting through the archives and enhancing some of the material that hasn’t stood the test of time very well. One such is the above shot of the start of the 1986 Australia GP in Adelaide. It appeared on my blog back in February 2014.

Ireland 2016 seen through the cameras of 1916

After the commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising throughout Ireland last weekend, it is fascinating to see this project which involves shooting modern-day...