14. Januar 2021
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Watch an Expert Woodworker Build a Traditional Large Format Camera

Watch an Expert Woodworker Build a Traditional Large Format Camera

Patrick Sullivan is a woodworker with over 50 years of experience under his belt. In this 15-minute video, Sullivan shares how he spent the last couple of months building a traditional large format camera — a project that kept him … Read the rest “Watch an Expert Woodworker Build a Traditional Large Format Camera”

12. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras

This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras

In 2016 and again in 2018, PetaPixel featured the work of Dora Goodman, a woman who was adding hand-crafted elements to analog cameras. Fast forward to 2021, and Goodman has gone steps further and finally created cameras of her own design.

W… Read the rest “This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras”

2. Januar 2021
von Martin Kaninsky
Kommentare deaktiviert für Is the Ricoh GR III Still a Worthy Street Photography Camera in 2021?

Is the Ricoh GR III Still a Worthy Street Photography Camera in 2021?

If someone were to ask you what type of camera is best for street photography, what would your answer be? In the early 2000s, when digital street photography was only for hipsters, your answer would probably be some kind of stylish rangefind… Read the rest “Is the Ricoh GR III Still a Worthy Street Photography Camera in 2021?”

24. Dezember 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für A Hands-On Preview of the Pentax K-3 Mark III

A Hands-On Preview of the Pentax K-3 Mark III

Tokyo-based journalist Albert Siegel has published one of the first hands-on previews of Pentax’s new APS-C flagship DSLR, the K-3 Mark III. His 6-minute video above provides a closer look at a camera that’s set to be officia… Read the rest “A Hands-On Preview of the Pentax K-3 Mark III”

16. November 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Photog Builds LEGO 4×5 Camera After Being Forced to Sell Favorite Camera

Photog Builds LEGO 4×5 Camera After Being Forced to Sell Favorite Camera

A photographer in Japan was forced to sell his favorite camera earlier this year after being impacted by the COVID-19 recession. Instead of letting that put a stop to his art, he decided to build his own 4×5 large format camera… u… Read the rest “Photog Builds LEGO 4×5 Camera After Being Forced to Sell Favorite Camera”

14. November 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für A Look at the Linhof 617 S III: Shoot 4 Huge Panoramas Per Roll of 120 Film

A Look at the Linhof 617 S III: Shoot 4 Huge Panoramas Per Roll of 120 Film

The Linhof 617 S III Technorama is a panoramic film camera that captures four giant 6x17cm panoramas per roll of 120 film (hence the name 617). Camera West TV made this 4-minute video that offers a look at this special camera and the results it … Read the rest “A Look at the Linhof 617 S III: Shoot 4 Huge Panoramas Per Roll of 120 Film”

9. November 2020
von Kien Lam
Kommentare deaktiviert für My 10 Year Search for the Perfect Camera Brought Me Back to APS-C

My 10 Year Search for the Perfect Camera Brought Me Back to APS-C

In 2015, I fully committed to switching from my Nikon DSLR system to a Sony mirrorless system starting with the Sony a7 II. Up until that point, I had always held on to my Nikon D700 and D800 as my workhorse cameras for weddings and commercial sh… Read the rest “My 10 Year Search for the Perfect Camera Brought Me Back to APS-C”

7. November 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Solarcan Colours: A Trio of Soda Can Cameras for Tinted Solargraphs

Solarcan Colours: A Trio of Soda Can Cameras for Tinted Solargraphs

Three years after launching the original Solarcan, photographer Sam Cornwell has just unveiled Solarcan Colours. It’s a trio of new cameras that each captures solargraphs in a different tint.

The Solarcan is a unique camera shape… Read the rest “Solarcan Colours: A Trio of Soda Can Cameras for Tinted Solargraphs”

3. November 2020
von Micael Widell
Kommentare deaktiviert für 9 Things That Make Leica Rangefinders Different from Other Digital Cameras

9 Things That Make Leica Rangefinders Different from Other Digital Cameras

If someone would ask me what digital camera brand is the most different from all the others, I would definitely answer Leica. A couple of weeks ago I bought my first Leica rangefinder, after using virtually every other camera brand on the mar… Read the rest “9 Things That Make Leica Rangefinders Different from Other Digital Cameras”

2. November 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Calypso, The Original Underwater Camera That Became the Nikonos

Calypso, The Original Underwater Camera That Became the Nikonos

Camera West recently received an unusual camera through a customer trade-in. In this 3-minute video, the camera shop takes a hands-on look at the Calypso, the first 35mm underwater film camera that didn’t require a bulky housing.

T… Read the rest “Calypso, The Original Underwater Camera That Became the Nikonos”

29. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Firmware Update Adds Distance Scale and Better Interval Timer to Hasselblad X1D II and 907X

Firmware Update Adds Distance Scale and Better Interval Timer to Hasselblad X1D II and 907X

Hasselblad has just released a significant firmware update for its X1D II 50C and the 907X 50C cameras that adds some important features, including: a distance scale for manual focusing and multiple improvements to the built-in Interval … Read the rest “Firmware Update Adds Distance Scale and Better Interval Timer to Hasselblad X1D II and 907X”

7. Oktober 2020
von Pat Nadolski
Kommentare deaktiviert für A Teardown of the Sigma fp Mirrorless Camera

A Teardown of the Sigma fp Mirrorless Camera

Since making is debut in July of 2019, the Sigma fp has gained notoriety as a very capable camera despite its mixed reviews. The decidedly lowercase ‘fp’ is Sigma’s first full-frame sensor.

The fp was released the same year that all other maj… Read the rest “A Teardown of the Sigma fp Mirrorless Camera”

5. Oktober 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sam Hurd: PIXII Rangefinder is ‘The Worst Camera I Have Ever Owned”

Sam Hurd: PIXII Rangefinder is ‘The Worst Camera I Have Ever Owned”

Sam Hurd recently published a video review of the PIXII Rangefinder: a rear-LCD-less, smartphone-connected, M-mount rangefinder developed by PIXII, an upstart camera manufacturer. And while his introductory statement that it is the … Read the rest “Sam Hurd: PIXII Rangefinder is ‘The Worst Camera I Have Ever Owned””

5. Oktober 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Zeiss’ ZX1 Android-Powered Camera Costs $6,000

Zeiss’ ZX1 Android-Powered Camera Costs $6,000

Announced nearly two years ago, Zeiss’ compact Android-powered fixed-lens camera finally has a price: $6,000. While this is likely more than most thought Zeiss would ask for the camera, Zeiss seems to be banking on the value of an al… Read the rest “Zeiss’ ZX1 Android-Powered Camera Costs $6,000”

30. September 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für A Look at the Ginormous Gowlandflex Twin-Lens Reflex Camera

A Look at the Ginormous Gowlandflex Twin-Lens Reflex Camera

The Gowlandflex is a ginormous twin-lens reflex (TLR) camera invented by famous American glamour photographer Peter Gowland. The camera equipment shop Camera West got its hands on one through a trade-in and made this 3-minute video that … Read the rest “A Look at the Ginormous Gowlandflex Twin-Lens Reflex Camera”

29. September 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für This SLR Camera Was Made for Wildlife Photography a Century Ago

This SLR Camera Was Made for Wildlife Photography a Century Ago

A rare SLR camera from a century ago has been put up for sale. The Goerz Reflex-Jagd-Ango was a camera specifically designed for wildlife and expedition photography over a century ago, and one can now be yours for $3,500.

Camera-wiki.org stRead the rest “This SLR Camera Was Made for Wildlife Photography a Century Ago”

25. September 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Android App Will Show You if Your Smartphone Camera is Spying on You

This Android App Will Show You if Your Smartphone Camera is Spying on You

The release of iOS 14 for the iPhone brought with it a handy security feature that displays a little green dot on the top of your screen any time your camera is being used. Basically a tally light. But what about Android users? As the saying goes… Read the rest “This Android App Will Show You if Your Smartphone Camera is Spying on You”

14. September 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Canon Unveils the PowerShot Zoom, A Strange Monocular Camera

Canon Unveils the PowerShot Zoom, A Strange Monocular Camera

With the compact camera market decimated by smartphones, Canon is getting creative with its latest product. Called the PowerShot Zoom, it’s an unusual-looking pocket-sized camera that resembles a monocular.

The PowerShot Zoom … Read the rest “Canon Unveils the PowerShot Zoom, A Strange Monocular Camera”

10. September 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für dubblefilm SHOW is Like a Reusable Disposable Camera of Old

dubblefilm SHOW is Like a Reusable Disposable Camera of Old

dubblefilm, the brand best known for its unique film stocks, has launched its first 35mm camera. The SHOW is an affordable 35mm camera that’s basically a reusable “disposable camera” that’s cheap to buy and fun … Read the rest “dubblefilm SHOW is Like a Reusable Disposable Camera of Old”

19. August 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Panasonic Confirms Full-Frame S5 to Be Unveiled Sept. 2nd

Panasonic Confirms Full-Frame S5 to Be Unveiled Sept. 2nd

Panasonic has officially confirmed that it will be announcing the new full-frame mirrorless LUMIX S5 camera through an online launch event on September 2nd.

The camera is rumored to be an entry-level body that sits below the $2,000 S1, $3,… Read the rest “Panasonic Confirms Full-Frame S5 to Be Unveiled Sept. 2nd”