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1948 American 35mm TLR & Rangefinder
Bolsey Model C
July 25, 2021An in-depth review & user guide of the only 35mm TLR camera ever created that is also a rangefinder.— Dmitri.
1950 German 35mm Rangefinder
Voigtländer Vitessa A
March 1, 2021An in-depth review of Voigtländer Vitessa A: a German folding 35mm film rangefinder camera, manufactured in the mid-1950s. Variant A is the first Vitessa in this remarkable 35mm shooter lineup.— Dmitri.
1950s Soviet 35mm Rangefinder
FED-2 II/b With Industar-10
November 18, 2020FED-2 is a beautiful camera with its share of flaws and imperfections. A Soviet copy of the Leica II that I could not resist at $50.— Dmitri.
1961 Japanese 35mm Half-Frame
December 6, 2018A well-illustrated review of a Japanese half-frame with a tack-sharp 𝑓2.8 25mm lens and an uncoupled meter.— Betty.
1963 German 35mm Rangefinder
Werramat by Carl Zeiss Jena
April 13, 2021An in-depth review of an inventive East German camera with an incredibly fast 1/750s leaf shutter and a brilliant 𝒇2.8 Tessar zone-focus lens.— Dmitri.
1963 Japanese 35mm Half-Frame Viewfinder
July 7, 2021Canon Demi is the famous Japanese camera maker’s answer to the Olympus half-frame series. It features a fast 𝒇2.8 28mm lens and a unique exposure control.— Dmitri, with images by Betty.
1966 German 35mm Viewfinder
March 1, 2020One of the smallest German design 35mm film cameras ever made — at a relatively affordable price.— Dmitri.
1967 Japanese 35mm Half-Frame SLR
Olympus Pen FV
September 14, 2020A detailed review of the only professional-grade half-frame film SLR, its unique features, and an incredible lens selection.— Danilo Leonardi.
1972 American Instant Film SLR
Polaroid SX-70 Alpha 1
September 3, 2019Camera specs, user guide, hacks/mods, and accessories. Also: repair and maintenance, history, and a buying guide.— Dmitri, with images by Betty.
1973 Japanese 35mm SLR
August 31, 2021An extremely detailed article; the history, use, and quirks of this mid-range Canon SLR.— Danilo Leonardi.