In the 1980s and 1990s, Fujifilm and Kodak were very much like the yin and yang of photography’s major players. With Kodak’s Ultramax there is Fuji’s Superia. With T-Max there is Neopan. With Ektachrome there is Provia. And of course with Portra 400 there is Pro 400H.   Fuji’s Pro 400H is their professional medium…

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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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One thing I’ve decided, is to try and feature a brief review of a different lens, camera body or other item every month, and not just newly released items. The plan is to have a shortened version of the review in our monthly newsletter, and a slightly expanded version in our blog here. There are…

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A question I have been asked a lot recently by customers who are either significantly upgrading their system, or getting into a new interchangeable lens camera system, is whether or not I would recommend a digital single-lens-reflex (DSLR), or a mirrorless camera. Each system has pros and cons, and I am going to try and…

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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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Foma Bohemia is a manufacturer of film, paper and chemicals based out of Central Europe, specifically the Czech Republic. They’re most known for their Fomapan line of films, of which they’ve been doing since the early 20th century. They make Fomapan in three speeds, 100 Classic, 200 Creative and 400 Action.     Fomapan happens…

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