Tag: SLRs

  • Nikon FE

    Nikon FE

    A review of the Nikon FE, a manual-focus 35mm SLR with aperture priority. Believe the hype — it’s terrific.

  • Mamiya/Sekor 500 DTL

    Mamiya/Sekor 500 DTL

    A review of the Mamiya/Sekor 500 DTL, a 35mm SLR from the 1960s. If you can find one in working condition, it’s a good performer.

  • Olympus OM-10

    Olympus OM-10

    A review of the Olympus OM-10, a small and light 35mm SLR. It’s a great first manual-focus SLR for someone new to film photography.

  • Pentax ZX-50

    A review of the Pentax ZX-50, an auto-everything SLR for the beginning photographer. It’s a competent enough camera.

  • 35mm f/2.8 SMC Pentax-A

    A review of the 35mm f/2.8 SMC Pentax-A lens. It’s wonderfully compact, sharp and distortion-free.

  • Pentax Spotmatic SP II

    My review of the Pentax Spotmatic SP II, a terrific all-mechanical 35mm SLR.

  • 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 Zoom Nikkor

    A review of Nikon’s 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 Zoom Nikkor, which gets some hate around the Internet. I don’t agree.

  • Pentax ME SE

    A review of the Pentax ME SE, a small and light 35mm SLR. This is a delightful camera, but you have to like aperture-priority shooting.

  • Minolta Maxxum 5

    A review of the Minolta Maxxum 5, an auto-everything SLR from the end of the film era. This well-featured camera for amateurs is a delight.

  • Nikon FA

    The Nikon FA was the most technologically advanced 35mm SLR Nikon ever made upon its 1983 release. Here’s my review of this camera.

  • Nikon N70

    A review of the Nikon N70, a 1990s 35mm SLR. Most people hate its interface, but I think you just have to get used to it.

  • Yashica TL Electro X

    A review of the Yashica TL Electro X, a 35mm SLR from the late 60s. A technological marvel of its day, it’s still capable.