Why I’m selling my Minox 35GL

I love the concept behind the Minox 35GL series of miniature ‘pocket’ cameras. They are full-size 35MM cameras, but they are made so small that you can actually fit them in your pocket. This means you are always able to carry a camera, as opposed to your Canon or Minolta SLR’s. As we all know,…

4 Film Cameras to Start your Film Habit

So, you want to get into film photography? A few days ago, while shooting my film camera on the Dania Beach Pier, a random guy came up to me and my wife and started talking to us… about my film camera. He was very excited to see a ‘real’ camera being used and also develops…

New Sony α6400 Introduced

As many of you know I use various film cameras and my SonyA5000 as my main – and only – digital camera for this blog and my Instagram. Which of course you should really visit. I love my Sony camera and over the past few years, I have gotten to know it much better. I’m…

5 Questions to ask before you buy your first real camera

So, you’re loving your cell phone and when you use the phone camera, you no longer say I’m taking a picture, you say “I’m really into photography.” Selfies become “self-portraits” and you are looking on how to improve your Instagram game. It gets you to thinking… “If only I had a ‘real’ camera. Despite many…

Contax IIIa Zeiss Ikon

I was very fortunate to have been a recipient of the Contax IIIa. It’s a rangefinder type of camera and uses 35mm film. In the world of 35mm photography, there are few cameras as well received as the Contax. Legendary rangefinders such as Lecia are usually the first type of rangefinders that come to mind,…