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6 Shots – Lomography CN 800 in Tradition, Florida

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This week, I thought it would be fitting to share some shots I took from another roll of Lomography CN 800 film since I posted my review last week. If you haven't read that one yet you can catch it here. Kelsey and I often drive to the town next to ours called Tradition, Florida.… Continue reading 6 Shots – Lomography CN 800 in Tradition, Florida

Black and White Photography · film photography · Leica Camera · Photo essay · photography · Rangefinder Camera · Vintage Camera

Leica IIIF – I Barely Knew Ye

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I bought a Leica IIIF RD from KEH last month, but only had it for a short time. My first impressions of this camera will be featured in an article on 35mmc very soon, so I am only going to share some photos I took with it and give a brief story on what happened.… Continue reading Leica IIIF – I Barely Knew Ye

Camera repair · film photography · How To · Rangefinder Camera

The Ricoh 500G – Changing the Light Seals

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This article will not be a proper review, just my experience with changing the Ricoh 500G light seals. The review will come later. To watch the video demonstrating the whole process, scroll down to the end. However, I encourage you to read through to see some photos I took with the camera before and after… Continue reading The Ricoh 500G – Changing the Light Seals

film photography · Rangefinder Camera · Soviet Camera · Vintage Camera · Vintage Camera Reviews

Kiev 4A – A Contax Clone

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The Kiev 4A is the third Soviet camera that I have gotten to try. It is another camera from the extensive collection of Mike Eckman, who was nice enough to lend me this one along with the FED-2 that I previously reviewed. I don't call this camera the Contax copy. I like to call it… Continue reading Kiev 4A – A Contax Clone

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The Fed-2 – A Soviet Leica

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The FED factory, located in the Soviet Ukraine, started creating Leica copies in the 1930's. This was after the Soviet Union stopped importation of photographic equipment. The history of the factory leaves you with a bit of goose bumps, and not just for the poor orphans that worked there. FED was named for the initials… Continue reading The Fed-2 – A Soviet Leica

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The Nikon S2 Rangefinder

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The Nikon S2 was released in December 1954 at a time when Nikon was struggling to keep up with the Leica M3 Rangefinder. They didn't catch up with Leica until 1957 when they released the SP and then surpassed them with their first SLR the Nikon F. Even with this lag, the Nikon S2 was… Continue reading The Nikon S2 Rangefinder