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Camera shopping in Japan (Part 1 - Ginza)

Camera shopping in Japan (Part 1 - Ginza)

First off: Bellamy Hunt, AKA the Japan Camera Hunter has got a great blog on camera hunting in Japan and if you're serious about going, then I'd start by checking out his links to camera stores. He has an extensive...

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Lot 161 was history waiting to be found

Lot 161 was history waiting to be found

We love cameras with great stories. Some come to us with no clue as to the history that they've witnessed, while others seem to have a rich connection to it. Leicas are cameras that tend to intersect time at it's...

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Trying out the 7 Artisans 50mm 1.1 Lens

Trying out the 7 Artisans 50mm 1.1 Lens

With the higher costs of Leica mount lenses, it's tempting not to want to save a little money and seek out an alternative. For years, many of us have sought out adapters to fit old Canon, Nikon and even various...

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Using the Pakon 135 scanner

Using the Pakon 135 scanner

As you may have seen on our Instagram page, we recently acquired the storied Pakon 135 Plus scanner to use in our growing film developing department. Sorting through all of the groups and YouTube videos relating to this scanner gave...

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