Collecting Cameras

Even though it’s the world’s first full-autoexposure camera, the Agfa Optima’s cumbersome usage makes it a dog. All the dirty details in my updated review, here.

Agfa Optima

Updated review: Agfa Optima

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Camera Reviews

This semi-pro 35mm SLR is all the Canon EOS camera you’ll ever need. At the moment, you can pick them up for fire-sale prices, too. Seriously, now is the time to buy. My updated review is here.

Canon EOS A2e

Updated review: Canon EOS A2e

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Camera Reviews

Don’t let the use of the storied Trip name fool you: this point-and-shoot Olympus is built to satisfy the lo-fi lomo crowd. Check out my refreshed review here.

Olympus Trip 500

Updated review: Olympus Trip 500

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Camera Reviews

It’s a big, heavy 1960s rangefinder, this Voigtländer Vitoret LR. It has a very contrasty lens and some awkward handling. If you like that sort of thing, this is your camera. I didn’t like it. Read my updated review here.

Voigtländer Vitoret LR

Updated review: Voigtländer Vitoret LR

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Camera Reviews

This Canon camera was part of ushering in the 35mm point-and-shoot era. It still holds up today as a decent performer — if you can get past its super loud auto-winder. Read my updated review here.

Canon AF35ML

Updated review: Canon AF35ML

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Camera Reviews

The Yashica T series sure gets a lot of love. There’s a lot to like here thanks to its excellent lens. But one little flaw made me say no thanks to it. Check out my updated review here.

Yashica T2

Updated review: Yashica T2

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