Tag: 35mm

Leica C2 Zoom
NikonF801_2

The Act of Cleaning

Cleaning is how we take ownership of things. I noticed this when I received a beaten up Nikon F801 camera, won on eBay (or “that auction site” as it is so often referred to when people want to avoid brands; making clear that our internet auction needs are pretty much monotheistic) for €11,05 plus shipping.…

Minolta AF2 and Fuji X100S

Rangefinder Impersonators, or: Using Minolta’s Hi-Matic AF2 as an Analogue Fuji X100s

The Fuji X100s, and its predecessor, the X100 before it, have received both accolades and disparagament from many a commentator during the past three years or so. Though the camera is not everything to everyone, it seems that it is one thing: everybody’s favorite digital rangefinder camera that’s not actually a rangefinder. This is now a camera…

Those Minolta Colors

I’ve found myself shooting more and more with a camera I picked up on a whim this summer, the Minolta X-700. Information is plentiful online about this camera. It was introduced in 1981, and could be bought new still in 1999. In essence, it was produced from a time when you could still buy all-metal all-manual SLRs new…

Rollei 35 T camera

Through a Rollei 35

Through a Rollei 35, ein Album auf Flickr. I’ll talk about the arsenal soon. What camera do you use for what kind of picture? Digital, figital, analog? Small, big, or in between? But that’s for another day. For now, though, suffice it to say that the one that’s proven itself indispensable in the short time…

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