Tokyo Koki Tele-Tokina 135mm f/2.8 preset lens: the old world of creamy blurred backgrounds

March 17, 2013
A couple days ago a preset lens fell on my lap. It came as one of three lenses included in a package with a Minolta X-700 camera. When that happened I didn't know that th...
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Early Mamiya Prismat with curved nameplate: lucking into rare

August 06, 2012
So there was this guy offering a 1960 Mamiya Prismat 35mm SLR camera for sale on Kijiji, asking for offers while claiming that the item usually went for $200-$600 in onli...
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Colin Creevey's pick: the Argus C-3 Match-Matic

May 29, 2012
[Disclaimer: although the photos below are mine, the camera is not – it was in my possession for a short period and I had just enough time to shoot it... but not to clean...
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Kodak Brownie Target Six-20

April 19, 2012
I have two Kodak Brownie Target Six-20 cameras in my collection. One of them is in incredible shape (especially considering the age of the item), while the other is prett...
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Welcome to my vintage camera blog

April 02, 2012
A few months ago I started collecting vintage photo cameras, with the goal of using them as props when shooting my usual fare in abandoned properties. (A secondary idea w...
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