Tag:Film camera


Leica M3 Rangefinder Film Camera Review: The Epitome of Excellence

Leica M3 Rangefinder Film Camera Review: The Epitome of Excellence Camera Review Leica M3 Rangefinder Film Camera Review: The Epitome of Excellence April 25, 2023 Leica M3 Silver Chrome Leica M3 Black Repaint The Evergreen Leica M3 Rangefinder Camera I first encountered the Leica M3 in a Japanese drama where the main character inherited his father’s silver chrome camera. And that’s the legendary Leica M3 rangefinder camera. It looks a bit different from other Leica cameras, some said Leica invested […]

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Konica Hexar RF Review: A Forgotten Gem

Konica Hexar RF Rangefinder Camera Review: A Forgotten Gem Camera Review Konica Hexar RF Review: A Forgotten Gem April 19, 2023 Konica Hexar RF camera body Silberra Color 100, Leica Summicron 50mm f2 Rigid, Hong Kong A High-End Alternative to Leica M7 When I was researching for my first Leica camera, I briefly considered the Konica Hexar but ultimately found it to be too expensive compared to the Leica M6, which was priced around USD1100 to 1500 at the time. […]

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Faces Of Your Cameras – Yashica Electro 35GT

Yashica Electro 35GT and 45mm Yashinon f1.7 Faces Of Your Cameras Everyone knows black cameras produce better images. Faces Of Your Cameras – Yashica Electro 35GT April 13, 2022 Yashica Electro 35GT Yashica Electro 35GT “I acquired this camera a couple of months after I started shooting film.  After getting comfortable with my dad’s Olympus OM-1 I wanted to expand my collection and started researching and learning about the ocean of film cameras. I remember coming across a photo of […]

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What to Do When Your Film is Stuck in the Camera?

What to Do When Your Film Stuck in the Camera? Guides and Tips What to Do When Your Film is Stuck in the Camera? December 1, 2020 Problem: Film Jammed / Broken and Stuck Unbox the film, load it in your camera, shoot 36 exposures and then rewind. These are the basic steps to take when we shoot film, they look simple and normal but what if one day your film stuck in the camera and you don’t know what […]

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Things to Know Before Buying a Film Camera – SLR vs Rangefinder

Guides and Tips SLR vs Rangefinder Know before buying a film camera Know before buying a film camera – SLR vs Rangefinder September 23, 2020 There are mainly two types of film cameras in the market, Single lens reflex (SLR) and Rangefinder. Both have their pros and cons, there is no right or wrong to pick any of these beautifully designed cameras.  Personally I love using rangefinder camera on a daily basis because I like using 35mm and 50mm focal […]

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My Film Cameras and Gears Journey

Endless Gears Upgrade The shallow depth of field or the lack of “bokeh” was one of the main reasons for the change. From Canon 50mm f1.2 LTM to Noctilux 50mm f1.0, my later photography years were a period of endless gears upgrade as I focused heavily on the character of the different lenses. Trying the “King of Bokeh” Summicron 35/2 version 4 was not enough, I upgraded to Summicron 35mm f2 V1, “8 elements”, and this beast has a special […]

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8 Years 500+ rolls of films – Beginning of My Film Photography Journey

8 Years, 32 Film Cameras, 500+ rolls of films – Beginning of My Film Photography Journey 8 years ago in June 2010, I came across this Japanese drama called “Sunao ni Narenakute” talking about how social network brings people together. In the first scene of the first episode, the main character was staring at a camera displayed in a shop, and it looked absolutely beautiful. My head kept replaying that same scene over and over again, and at the end, […]

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Yangon City Scanner 001

Country: Myanmar City: Yangon Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Summicron 35mm f2 v1 Film: Fujifilm Superia Premium 400 Circular train and the golden pagode shwedagon brought me to the heart of Myanmar. Yangon is unlike other part of the country, it is quite similar to other South East Asian country having roads packed with vehicles. But their kindness and friendly smile on their faces are the most unforgettable experience and something I felt different from the others. The three hour train ride […]

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Seville City Scanner 001

Country: Spain City: Seville Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Leica Summicron 35mm f2 v1 Film: Kodak Ektar 100 This is the second city that I have visited in Spain. It is quite different from Barcelona and somehow I like this place more than that. Photos were taken during the first day when I arrived in the city. I quickly grabbed my camera and rushed to Plaza de Espana and the sunset in there was beautiful after that I walked along the […]

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Tokyo City Scanner 001

Country: Japan City: Tokyo Camera: Pentax 6×7 and Sony A7II Lens: Super Takumar 105mm f2.4 6×7 and Old Nokton 50mm f1.5 Prominent mount    

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