Tag: slr camera

  • Canon EOS 630: The Perfect Camera for Everyday Life

    written by muddymire on 2011-07-15 in #reviews
    Canon EOS 630: The Perfect Camera for Everyday Life

    The Canon EOS 630, a film SLR, is the predecessor to Canon’s current line of digital EOS cameras. Since inheriting the camera from my father, I’ve been won over by the multitude of easy-to-use functions it possesses (such as the ability to do multiple exposures), as well as the greater amount of control and precision it offers.

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  • Fritz the Blitz Prêt-à-Porter

    written by marant69 on 2011-09-08 in #reviews
    Fritz the Blitz Prêt-à-Porter

    The last heat blast as this summer ended probably made me crazy, so I finally decided to write my first article for the beloved Lomography.

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  • The Praktica FX2 and the Birth of the SLR Camera

    written by alex34 on 2012-05-31 in #reviews
    The Praktica FX2 and the Birth of the SLR Camera

    Once, the rangefinder was king. Then in the late 1930s there appeared the primitive ancestor of the modern SLR, of which the Praktica FX2 is a perfect later (1950s) example. Read on more about the advantages and quirks of this early SLR after the break.

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  • Canon FTb: A Great Teacher

    written by duringmyheyday on 2011-12-05 in #reviews
    Canon FTb: A Great Teacher

    If you're looking to learn more about the relationships between apertures and shutter speeds, the Canon FTb will be a great teacher.

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  • To My First Film Camera, with Love

    written by nathalia-sabransky on 2013-05-16 in #lifestyle
    To My First Film Camera, with Love

    A little article about how a camera, that first camera, can change your life and the way you see the world. That love at first sight that gets you completely hooked on.

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  • Lomopedia: Olympus Pen F

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-04-22 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Olympus Pen F

    Another landmark camera designed by the esteemed Maitani Yoshihisa, the fascinating Olympus Pen F was a half-frame SLR camera introduced in the early 1960s. Yes, you're reading it right! Find out more about this interesting half-frame snapper in this installment of Lomopedia!

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  • Lomopedia: Canon AE-1 Program

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-11-22 in #reviews

    A popular SLR camera among beginner and intermediate film photographs to this day, the AE-1 Program was introduced by Canon in 1981. Chances are, you already have this analogue gem in your camera shelf, wishlist, or even your grandparents' attic, so step right up to learn more about it!

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  • Lomopedia: Kiev 88

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-04-21 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Kiev 88

    Hailed as the best known of all Kiev cameras, the Kiev 88 originated from improvements of the Salyut line of medium format cameras manufactured by Arsenal in Ukraine. Find out more about this inexpensive yet capable medium format shooter in this installment of Lomopedia!

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  • Lomopedia: Nikon FM2

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-04-04 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Nikon FM2

    A favorite of many photographers in its heydays up to the present, the beautiful Nikon FM2 was an advanced 35mm SLR camera whose features made it a dependable analogue workhorse.

  • Lomopedia: Leica R3

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-04-16 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Leica R3

    Introduced in the late 1970s, the Leica R3 was a 35mm SLR camera developed by Leica in partnership with Minolta. Find out more about this elegant model in Leica's SLR camera line in this installment of Lomopedia!

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  • Lomopedia: Zenit-S

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-11-12 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Zenit-S

    One of the earliest 35mm SLR cameras by Russian camera maker KMZ, the Zenit-S was introduced in 1955. If you find the look and design of this camera very familiar, you'll find out why in this installment of Lomopedia.

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  • Lomopedia: Kine Exakta

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-05-26 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Kine Exakta

    Another important camera by German camera maker Ihagee, the Kine Exakta has been regarded by camera experts and historians as the first 35mm SLR camera. Find out more about this historic shooter after the jump!

  • Lomopedia: VP Exakta

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-05-22 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: VP Exakta

    The curious-looking VP Exakta is touted an iconic camera today for being the first SLR camera from the Exakta line that uses 127 roll film. Find out more about this sought-after collector's item after the jump!

  • Lomography CN 800 ISO + SLR Camera: Perfect Combination for a Super Bright Day

    written by megkalki on 2012-06-14 in #reviews
    Lomography CN 800 ISO + SLR Camera: Perfect Combination for a Super Bright Day

    Get your hands on an old SLR camera, then grab some Lomography CN 800 films, and be off on your way to the nearest park!

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  • My First SLR Love Affair: The Pentax K-1000

    written by tgoat on 2012-05-07 in #reviews
    My First SLR Love Affair: The Pentax K-1000

    This review is for a camera that i bought from a camera shop in Garden City, MI. It was from a kid that was going to get rid of it and I bought it for $20.

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  • Lomopedia: Minolta Maxxum 7000

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-10-24 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Minolta Maxxum 7000

    The title of the world's first autofocus SLR camera belongs to Minolta Maxxum 7000, introduced in 1985. Read on to find out more about this beautiful and revolutionary camera that was among the most advanced of its time!

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  • Camera Review of the Week

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-03-23 in #reviews
    Camera Review of the Week

    This week's camera review on spotlight is an obvious choice, but don't let that distract you. The classic Canon shooter has been a crowd favorite for a reason. Let our featured camera reviewer for this week tell and show you why!

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  • Lomopedia: Ricoh Mirai

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-05-15 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Ricoh Mirai

    Another interesting and quirky-looking autofocus SLR camera, the Ricoh Mirai was also introduced in the late 1980s and marketed as a complete SLR system in a small package. Another major Japanese optics company co-developed this camera with Ricoh -- find out which in this installment of Lomopedia!

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  • Lomopedia: Nikon F4

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-04-25 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Nikon F4

    Introduced in the late 1980s, Nikon F4 was the third improvement of the original Nikon F from 1959. Read on to find out more about this outstanding professional SLR camera that remains a favorite of many photographers decades after its release.

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  • Fujica STX-1N: A Hugely Underrated Mechanical SLR

    written by brandkow93 on 2012-07-19 in #reviews
    Fujica STX-1N: A Hugely Underrated Mechanical SLR

    A great mechanical 35mm SLR made by Fuji in the 80s, the Fujica STX-1N comes with great lens and is surprisingly compact, it was fantastic while it lasted.

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  • Lost and Found: Pentax P30

    written by veato on 2012-04-11 in #lifestyle
    Lost and Found: Pentax P30

    It was a sad day when my old SLR was stolen. I couldn't afford to replace it at the time and I was devastated. Years later and as things moved to digital I'd all but forgotten about my missing P30 but it seemed almost inevitable that one day I might once again be reunited with one.

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  • Lomopedia: Pentax MX

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-04-11 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Pentax MX

    One of the compact 35mm SLR cameras introduced by Pentax in the late 1970s, the fully mechanical Pentax MX was marketed as a pro-level workhorse camera that remains a popular classic to this day.

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  • Lomopedia: Minolta SR-T 101

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-02-13 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Minolta SR-T 101

    A classic camera that remains to be a great option for learning the ropes of 35mm film SLR photography, the Minolta SR-T 101 was introduced in the 1960s and loved for its significant features and all-mechanical design.

  • Lomopedia: Yashica Samurai X3.0

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-05-14 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Yashica Samurai X3.0

    Curiously named and designed, the fully automatic Yashica Samurai X3.0 is a 35mm SLR half-frame camera that was launched in the late 1980s. Find out more about this quirky snapper in today's installment of Lomopedia!

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  • Lomopedia: Minolta X-700

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-04-10 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Minolta X-700

    Introduced in 1981, the Minolta x-700 is considered as the most popular and top of the line model among Minolta's manual focus body cameras. Find out more about this impressive 35mm SLR camera in this installment of Lomopedia!

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  • Lomopedia: Asahi Pentax Spotmatic

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-03-13 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Asahi Pentax Spotmatic

    The first camera in the market to have through-the-lens (TTL) metering, the Asahi Pentax Spotmatic remains a popular option today for those who are looking for a basic yet workhorse of a film camera.

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  • Morib Beach

    written by reinertlee on 2008-10-14 in #world #locations
    Morib Beach

    I have been to Morib Beach (Pantai Morib in Malay) since I was in a secondary school. That time I did not have any camera and nothing that could help me to capture the memories. Until I fell in love with Lomography, I took this opportunity to go to this beach again together with my dearest family, my lovely Lomo & SLR camera.

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  • Lomopedia: Icarex 35

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-05-11 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Icarex 35

    An interesting 35mm SLR camera from the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Icarex 35 was the first model of the Icarex line produced by Zeiss Ikon with another well-known camera maker. Find out which in this installment of Lomopedia!

  • Lomopedia: Yashica FX-1

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-05-09 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Yashica FX-1

    A 35mm SLR camera offered by Yashica in the mid-1970s, the FX-1 was considered as a transition camera for sharing some features with earlier models and the FR series launched later. Find out more about this simple yet dependable analogue snapper in this installment of Lomopedia!

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  • Lomopedia: Ricoh Singlex

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-05-13 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Ricoh Singlex

    Introduced in 1962, the Singlex was Ricoh's first SLR camera with interchangeable lenses. Interestingly, this analogue beauty happens to have a more popular twin. Find out which in this installment of Lomopedia!