No.   EDIT: At the insistence of my manager and colleagues, I will list some reasons. It’s too heavy. It’s too loud. It’s not pretty. The lenses are amazing, but not worth the sacrifice you have to make to be able to shoot them. They’re very unreliable.

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In the 1960s, the camera market was evolving at a rapid pace. The introduction of the Nikon F in 1959 had ushered in a new era of proffesional cameras with the single lens reflex (SLR) cameras, to challenge the place of the rangefinder. This, as you can imagine, was a bit problematic for the Germans,…

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January 18 is a very special day, for many reasons. Jesus was proclaimed as Christ, Kevin Costner was born and the Sierra Leone Civil War was declared to be over. And in 1982, in a rainy city on Canada’s west coast called Vancouver, a small photo store called Beau Photo Supplies was founded. Believe it…

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The Pentax K1000 has become well known over the past three decades as one of the best cameras for people looking to get started in photography. This is mainly due to how simple it is to operate. There are no frills when it come to features. The K1000 was introduced in 1976 as the basic,…

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  We have covered the other two cousins of Ilford Delta family before, Delta 100 and Delta 3200, but now its time we cover the middle child, Delta 400! Delta 400 is probably the one most people will gravitate towards, as its the most versatile and is the sharper alternative to everyone’s favourite HP5+. It…

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widelux f7

  Some of you may have heard that Beau Photo’s very own Nicole LD recently acquired a Widelux F8. A very quirky camera with a swing lens, it takes some awesome panoramic photos on standard 35mm film. Having shot a Russian Horizon camera, I was over such cameras because the Horizon was not very intuitive…

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Photography is old. It’s not as old as drawing or painting, but it’s still old. The oldest surviving photograph, a heliographic photograph titled View From the Window at Le Gras is from 1827. That is almost two 90 year old people living back to back! With that, in the 19th century there was landslide of…

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