Mamiya 7 – The titanium standard
The Mamiya 7 is a medium format rangefinder camera which many consider the best ever. After four years of using it, I have written my thoughts.
Three Cameras of 2022 for 2023
Voigtlander Superb, Mamiya 7 and Nikon Coolpix 995 are a list of three cameras I have used in 2022 which are destined for more use in 2023.
Konica Pearl II – The queen of gems
The Konica Pearl II is a 1950s folding 6x4.5 medium format film camera which is pocketable. I tried this gem out to see what it can do.
Mamiya Press Super 23 – Frustratingly Good
The Mamiya Press Super 23 is a medium format rangefinder camera designed for the 1960's press. It can be considered an ugly beauty.
Leica M2 – The sibling classic
The Leica M2 is a 35mm rangefinder camera originally sold as the alternative to the flagship M3. In recent years it has gained its own hype and is sought after. I have been using it for a number of years and have my own thoughts on it.
Leica M3 – Double stroke of genius
The Leica M3 is the legendary 35mm rangefinder camera that set the standard. I love using mine, and have written my thoughts.
AGFA Karat 36 v3 – 36 Carat Camera
The AGFA Karat 36 is small folding rangefinder camera with a few quirks.
Rank Mamiya – What’s in a name?
The Rank Mamiya, also known as the Mamiya Ruby or 4B, is a rangefinder from the 60's with an unfortunate name.
Mamiya 7 – First Impressions
First impressions on the Mamiya 7, an extraordinary camera which came as the most luxurious birthday present.
Kiev 4 – The Non-Clone
The Kiev 4 is a beautiful, silent and graceful camera. It has a classic rangefinder design which just makes you want to pick it up and start shooting with it. Paired up with the well regarded Jupiter 8M Contax mount lens, it forms a formidable team. Especially with a very accurate focus, achieved through one of the widest available rangefinder bases, on paper it should be a dream to use. It is unfair to call it a clone, as it was manufactured using a significant number of tools and machines the Contax originals were made with. That is because it was built with plans and equipment taken from the Carl…