Recently we traveled to Southwest Harbor in Maine, which is just outside Acadia National Park. For this trip I brought my Nikon F3, and my new Nikon S3. As far as 35mm film I’m bringing […]
Author: Vince Curletta
Shooting With a Classic Rangefinder: The Nikon S3
I’ve always been interested in rangefinder cameras – thus my post about the Kodak 1A Autographic Special from a few weeks ago. That Kodak was one of the first cameras to utilize a rangefinder. I […]
Exploring Different Film Formats
One of my first cameras was a Kodak Brownie box camera, which used Kodak’s 620 film (120 format on a different sized spool). Beginning in the 1890’s and into the 20th century Kodak developed several […]
Kodak 1A Autographic Special (1917)
This was a very interesting little camera. Mine is pretty scuffed up, but it’s actually in pretty good shape on the inside, for being over 100 years old! The shutter actually sounds pretty accurate to […]
Why Would Anyone Want to Carry a Big, Heavy Camera Around When They Could Just Carry Their Phone?
This is a question that becomes more and more relevant every day. I, in fact, think about it whenever I’m carrying one of my “real” cameras. Camera phones have gotten so good (as of mid […]
Nikon F3: A Worthy Successor to the F2?
In 1980, when the F3 was released, there was some resistance among F and F2 uses, mainly because of the fact that it required batteries. It was quite a different world back then. We didn’t […]
Nikon FA: An Interesting Little Camera
I’ve always been curious about the Nikon FA. It seemed like there wasn’t too much ever said about it. Not many technical reviews. It just didn’t seem like people talked about it much. So I […]
Another Look at the Nikon FE
I’ve been shooting a great deal with medium format lately. I’ve been trying to see how much image quality would improve with medium format, specifically 6×6 and 6×7. It can be better, but the size […]
So, I noticed these little sparkles in my yard when I shined a flashlight on the grass at night. Sorry the image is a little blurry/shaky, but it’s hard to get a good shot when […]
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