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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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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Now that we’re right in the middle of summer, its a good time to get acquainted with the Sunny 16 rule! You might have heard that term before, but basically what it means is that on a sunny day, at the aperture of f/16 you can simply set the shutter speed to correspond closest with…

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I recently purchased a Minox EC camera and decided it would be fun to shoot and try and develop the film myself. I initially thought that having such a small camera with me would be wonderfully convenient and that I would always have it with me to never miss a shot; however, this did 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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With the introduction of the IMꟼOSSIBLE project back in 2008, we’ve seen a resurgence in Polaroid and other cameras supporting the film format. Fast forward to 2017 and IMꟼOSSIBLE have re-branded to Polaroid Originals. Their largest shareholder purchased the intellectual property of Polaroid, along with it is an increase in instant film sales at Beau! Score! We have a constant, revolving…

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Argus lovers around the world have come together to celebrate their fondness for this great old camera brand by dubbing August, “Argust” and vowing to go out on a specific day each Argust with their Argus camera. The first Argus Day was on Argust 1, 2001 and every year after that the day falls to…

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