Recommended reading

💻 J. P. Cavanaugh doesn’t like the Olympics. For most of his life, he’s been in the minority. This Olympics, the sands of popularity are starting to shift and a growing number of people are joining him. He might have to use his skills as an attorney to begin arguing the other side! Read The Olympics Came Back, And I Was No Longer Special – A Contrarian’s Lament

Nikon F3, 35mm f/2.8 AI Nikkor, Adox HR-50, Adox HR-DEV 1+49, 2020

📷 I tried Adox HR-50 some time ago and liked it. So did Alex Luyckx when he tried it recently. Here’s his review, showing the film in several developers. Read Film Review Blog No. 74 – Adox HR-50

📷 arh reviews the funky, SLR-like-but-not-quite Olympus IS 300, and declares it not to suck. Read Olympus IS 300 – New Fronteras or a Bridge to Nowhere?

📷 Mark looks at the Seagull 205, a Chinese rangefinder camera made for some 20 years. Read Seagull 205

📷 In the US, Ricoh isn’t a well-known camera name. Andy reviews a low-spec Ricoh SLR, the KR-5. Read Ricoh KR-5

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2 thoughts on “Recommended reading

  1. Andy Umbo says:

    Anyone interested in Seagull cameras and 120 should look at their 203 series, which was a folding 120 roll film camera. I’ve been looking for a good copy for years, and actually had a friend who was traveling to China on multiple business trips looking for one for me, but could never find a good copy in “fixable” shape. Alas, everyone I’ve seen in the U.S. is busted. I was on the cusp of getting the “best” version of their 120 Rolleiflex copy before they disappeared from the American market. I always think their could be something there….

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