Clarus MS-35

Clarus MS-35

I spotted the Clarus MS-35 on Jim Eckberg's Flickr stream and asked around on social media about this camera. It turns out these cameras weren't as reliable as the cameras they were pitched against in adverts (Leica?). The shutters seem to break down and the contruction wasn't too great at all. M...

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Agfa Solinette

Agfa Solinette

Agfa Solinette (1952-1955)

Every now and then there's a camera that tickles my fancy. I came across the Agfa Solinette in a great exhibition of cameras used by famous Dutch photographers. Modern photographers had taken photos with the same cameras and the results were shown together in an exhibiti...

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Saga Trio

Saga Trio

Here's an interesting underwater lens I came across. Spanish makers of underwater photography equipment Saga Dive have integrated two different diopters into one configurable lens. This lens has a M67 screwmount and screws on the front of your flat port. By rotating the levers you can choose between...

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Advice from Fan Ho

Advice from Fan Ho

I feel technique is not too important. It’s more important to use your eyes, mind and heart. Technique is something everyone can do. If you want to take your photography to a higher level, you must tell something. Move something. You must feel it when you make the photograph and that will take you...

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Rolleicord Model IV tips

I've just acquired a Rolleicord Model IV K3D from around 1954. Buying and operating these old camera's can be a little headache if you don't know what you're getting into. As a novice 6x6 TLR user I've quickly picked up some useful information from around the internet, that I wanted to share.

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