Tag: film cameras
Go ahead and use alkaline or silver-oxide batteries in your old film cameras that were designed for mercury batteries
If the battery fits your camera, use it, I say.
The Nikon FA was the most technologically advanced 35mm SLR Nikon ever made upon its 1983 release. Here’s my review of this camera.
Film cameras in use
Film cameras photographed with a camera phone.
The joy of photographing
I’ve started sorting through this year’s photographs to find my ten favorite. I do this every year for a post just before the new year. See my past annual posts here. I made more images this year than in any year before. But a lower percentage of them were good. In 2020 I have used…
Making film photography less expensive
My best tips for saving money in film photography.
Saluting the original film-camera reviewers of the Internet
I’ve reviewed film cameras on my blog for going on 13 years. Here are the sites I used in the beginning to research my cameras — the OG film-camera reviewers of the Internet!
What’s the best film camera to start with?
Want to break into film photography but don’t know how to start? Here is my recommendation — easy, fun, inexpensive.
Using Sunny 16 to check your camera’s meter
Are you wondering whether the meter in your old camera is (still) accurate? You can do a quick sanity check using the Sunny 16 rule.
My review of Nikon’s smallest, lightest manual-focus SLR, the EM.
Nearing the end of Operation Thin the Herd
My project to whittle my herd of cameras down to just my favorites is nearing its end.
Operation Thin the Herd: Canon Canonet QL17 G-III
I had my Canonet QL17 G-III CLA’d just so I could evaluate it in Operation Thin the Herd.
Operation Thin the Herd: Nikon N2000
I took my Nikon N2000 on a nature hike as I decided whether to keep it or sell it.