Category: Cameras

Dec 3, 2019
10 min read

HOW TO: Sunny 16 & Zone Focus on a Leica M3

The recent acquisition of a Leica M3 has taken my film photography journey to a new destination! I honestly never thought that shooting a 60 years old camera, offering only the bare essentials to take pictures, would bring someth

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Nov 12, 2019
6 min read

Another Hasselblad NASA Special Edition is for Sale

For once I'm stepping out of my waters to dive back into the digital world for a moment and talk about an(other) Hasselblad NASA Special Edition camera that's just been listed on the eBay. Ladies & Gents, let me introduce the

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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

Jan 16, 2019
8 min read

Fuji Velvia 100 on Xpan in Iceland

It's not every day that one travel to Iceland, so when luck knocked at my door to take me there for the third time, I ceased the opportunity to finally shot with fresh slide film. As landscape would be my main subject during this

Jan 1, 2019
5 min read

JCH StreetPan 400 on Contax T3

It took me a year to finally shoot this roll of JCH StreetPan 400 I got from Bellamy when we met in Finland at CameraRescue back in September 2017. I was waiting for the right time and place to shoot it in the best location possi

Dec 30, 2018
5 min read

Street Candy ATM400 on Xpan in Iceland

There are some places on earth that makes you instantly feel good and for me, Iceland is one of those places. So when came up the opportunity to return there for the third time, I didn't think twice and book those plane tickets.

Nov 3, 2018
5 min read

See Through the Mamiya 7 with 65mm Lens

The Mamiya 7 is probably one of the most wanted medium format and I'm sure that lots of you are curious about how it feels like to shoot with this wonderful rangefinder. For those of you who aren't familiar with this camera yet,

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

Jun 9, 2018
6 min read

Shooting With a Scratched Lens Rear Element

If like me, you have been wondering how a scratch on the back element of a lens would affect an image, you came to the right place! This article was not on my to do list but I figured that we could all benefit from my mis

Mar 22, 2018
3 min read

Film Review: Expired Kodak Ektachrome 400 on Contax TVS

During my last trip to Finland, the guys from Kameratori gave me a few rolls of expired film that was taking space in their fridge since forever and a few of them were the famous Kodak Ektachrome. After many failed attempts,

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

Oct 23, 2017
4 min read

Film Review: Expired Fujicolor Superia 1600

Today I want to share with you a little misadventure that happened to me recently while shooting a roll of expired Fujicolor Superia 1600 sent to me by Sina Farhat. It all started when I went to spend the day in Monaco and ex

Sep 26, 2017
2 min read

See the World Through the Hasselblad Xpan

The Xpan is getting more and more popular and you guys seems to like a lot this camera so I thought of bringing you along on a journey and discover the world from inside the Xpan's viewfinder. Jordan from @cameraplex had

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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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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Jan 2, 2017
3 min read

Xpan, Two Month Later Review

It's not every day that one turns 30 and because if you want something done right, you should do it yourself, I've decided to gift myself with an Hasselblad Xpan with a 45mm lens !!! I've been playing around with it for two

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Dec 7, 2016
3 min read

Film Review: LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100-400 – 120

It's been a long time since my last review and I'm sorry for letting you down during those past weeks. I've been busy at work and took some time off to celebrate my birthday abroad. I'm now back home and figured out that was abou

Jul 25, 2016
3 min read

Film Review : Kodak Portra 400 – 120

Let’s talk about a legendary film : Kodak Portra 400. If like me you’re interested in shooting color film then you’ve probably came across this very popular film. I've seen many photographers making such great pictures s

Jul 25, 2016
3 min read

Film Review : Lomography Color 400 – 120

Today we are looking at the 2nd roll shot on my Mamiya M645. Lomography Color 400 I never really planned on shooting with this film but I saw a pack of 3 rolls for around 25€ the other day so I figured why not giving it a ch