When I was young, I remember my father’s Zeiss Ikon (model 521/16). The dark brown leather case. The black body with silver knobs and trim. Pressing one button would (usually) open the front and expand […]
Nikon F2 – A Legendary Film Camera, And Why I like It
I’ve been trying several Nikons lately (again) and wanted to talk about one of my favorites, the F2. The F2 was released in 1971 and manufactured in several variations until 1980. Like the F, the […]
Nikon F – A Classic SLR, But Is It Worth Using Today?
In 1965 the Nikon F was the envy of photojournalists everywhere. I have to clarify things a bit. The 35mm film camera was not considered the camera to use if you were shooting studio models, […]
OM-2 And OM-4: Two Amazing Cameras
If you don’t already know, I am a big Olympus OM fan. I used an OM-1 in college (long ago) for my art classes and am privileged to now own an OM-2 and an OM-4, […]
It’s Not Just About the Images!
Film photography is about more than the images, it’s also about the process; that’s why film should be around forever. Honestly, If all you wanted was to make an image look like it was captured […]