Contax G1

Everyone knows the Contax cameras these days. Their point and shoots, namely the T2, T3 and the G2 rangefinder have been getting all the attention on social media, as celebrities and famous photographers have adopted these cameras as the latest fashion accessory to have. And how can you blame them? They’re very attractive cameras. The…

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You might be wondering what the gosh darn this thing is. I don’t blame you, it’s a bit of an obscure and rare camera, with only about 8800 ever made in 1960. (and who knows how many have survived). And there’s a reason it’s a bit obscure; it went up against the king itself, the…

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My friend Bruce and I both got the same camera the same week! So we decided to shoot them straight away and pool our thoughts. This is what Bruce had to say – “I recently came into the ownership of one of the smallest rangefinder cameras ever made. It has the distinction of having an…

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The Nikon FM2 has built quite the reputation over the years as being a spectacular, no-frills get you through anything film camera. It’s fully mechanical, it has a center weighted 60/40 meter that’s quite reliable and it’s tiny! And of course, the feature that sets it (and its electronic FA and FE2 cousins) apart from…

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Testing out cameras and subsequently, croissants (because we always need a snack while traversing the city trying out cameras) has become a way of life for Nicole and I, as such a variety pass through the store. Everything from odd little ones to “higher end” sought after ones – we always find ourselves with an…

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Testing out cameras has become a way of life for Meghan and I, as such a variety pass through the store. Everything from odd little ones to “high end” sought after ones – we always find ourselves with an abundance of different cameras and curiosity about their performance. Trying out the delicious snacks that Vancouver…

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Those that know Meghan and I know that we have what appears to be an on going camera acquisition problem. To remedy this but continue to try out ALL of the cameras we have decided to start borrowing cameras from our fellow camera enthusiasts instead of trying to purchase or hoard them all to ourselves. Not…

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Last fall I traveled to Europe and brought along my Grandfather’s Contax 167MT. I only had two large zoom lenses for it which I knew I wouldn’t want to carry around with me so just before I left, I picked up the Contax Tessar 45mm f/2.8 T*. This lens allowed me to carry the camera…

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Those that know Meghan and I know that we have what appears to be an on going camera acquisition problem. To remedy this but continue to try out ALL of the cameras we have decided to start borrowing cameras from our fellow camera enthusiasts instead of trying to purchase or hoard them all to ourselves. Not…

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