Category: Buying Guides

May 24, 2019
8 min read

CONTAX 139Q – Best CANON AE-1 Alternative?

What’s The Best Film Camera For Beginners? While there's no simple answer to that question, be sure the Canon AE-1 will rank among the Top 3 answers. I've always been surprised by this almost unanimous voices and decide to

Jan 17, 2019
23 min read

14 Point & Shoot Leica Film Cameras – From 60 to +2000$

Cheap and Leica are not often seen in the same sentence. When thinking about the red dot, we usually imagine how many months or even years it would take to get one of those iconic rangefinders. But there’s also another way to e

Jun 14, 2018
7 min read

Contax TVS Review, the poor man’s Contax T2

Today we are looking at the Contax TVS which I have been using for a few months, so I guess it's time to share my thoughts about it. When I started to look at Point and Shoot cameras, my eyes leaned toward the T2 and T3 but a

Mar 22, 2018
16 min read

13 Point & Shoot Cameras With Zeiss Lens

When it comes to Film Photography, if there is one thing that will make the difference is the glass in front of your camera. Inexperienced photographers (I was guilty too!) often think that the bigger the lens is, the better it i

Feb 2, 2018
4 min read

5 Reasons To Buy A Contax T2

A few days ago I went on short break in Italy. The goal was to discover the Cinque Terre in Italy but even off-season, accommodations are really expensive if you stay in one of the 5 villages so instead, we've decided to go a fe

Jul 13, 2017
7 min read

TOP 10 Best 35mm Films To Buy

When a new film photographer asks the community which films are the best, all voices tend to agree on Porta, Tri-X, and HP5 but are these the most favourite? In this article, we are going to look at the top 10 films photographers

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May 24, 2017
6 min read

Things you should know before Buying A Leica M or Rangefinder

Today I want to share with you my thoughts on the Leica M and more generally the Rangefinder system. When I sold all my digital equipment to make a permanent switch to analog camera I went for a Rangefinder camera. The obvious ch

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Apr 18, 2017
10 min read

5 Best Film Scanners Under 200$

Scanning film at home is probably the least attractive part of shooting with analog cameras but that doesn't mean you should neglect this stage. Nowadays, we all want to share our analog images online and the only way to do that

Feb 7, 2017
5 min read

2 Cheap Film To Try: Fomapan 400 & Vista 200

It's about time to give some fame to two cheap films in price but by no means in quality. It can be tempting to go for the expensive ones when buying rolls but let's not forget about the bottom of the shelf. The films you are

Jan 29, 2017
10 min read

Beginner’s Guide to Film Photography

Film photography is definitely coming back and many photographers are now stepping away from digital to reconnect with the origins of this art. On top of a strong community support, we have seen recently that Kodak decided to bri

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Jan 5, 2017
11 min read

6 Reasons Why You Should Pick A Film Camera!

For those of you who are new to this blog, I have been into analog photography for only six months. After a few years spent with digital cameras, I came to film a bit by accident. I slowly lost interest into photography so it was

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