Five Medium Format Cameras You Should Buy Instead Of The LC-A 120

Medium Format

Simon recently reviewed Lomography's new LC-A 120 and, much to our (read: my) surprise, the verdict was basically "it's not bad". It seems like, after the unholy hell of problems that was the Belair, Lomography have started to learn the error of their ways and moved towards slightly higher quality products. But the problem of the sticker shock remains: £339 is a lot of money … [Read more...]

Camera review: The Canon 7

Canon 7

As I'm sure anyone who listens to the Pdexposures Podcast will know, I am somewhat infatuated with my Leica IIIf. The reasons are many - compact size, high-magnification rangefinder, the way it fits into my hand - but whenever there is talk of rangefinders on Twitter, I appear to be in the minority. Most people go straight to the Leica M range, many opt for the Voigtlander … [Read more...]

The Audience Speaks: Beginner’s Cameras

Kiev 4AM - Roll 1

Just over a week ago, we released Episode 35 of the Pdexposures Podcast, with stories of our first cameras and our suggestions and recommendations for new film shooters. We also asked for listeners to send in their experiences and recommendations; what follows is some of our favourite responses. Jim Clinefelter: Personal opinion (from someone who’s been a photographer for … [Read more...]

The Top 5 “Alternative” Compact Cameras

Smena 8M and Olympus Trip

As some of you may have noticed, I was absent from the latest episode of the Pdexposures Podcast, and Dan Domme filled in - giving Nate a perfect partner with whom he could wax lyrical about automatic compacts without someone scowling at every possible opportunity. Now, I'm not a fan of automation in cameras. Yep, I'm one of those nerdy guys Dan's on about towards the end of … [Read more...]

An editorial clarification: My personal stance on Lomography.

Invite two sceptics to a Lomography pop-up shop and this is what's going to happen.

It seems my last article ruffled some feathers. I can't say I'm that surprised - you can't sit down and call a much-loved company useless without taking a bit of heat as a result. What did surprise me is that some people didn't see the slightly tongue-in-cheek mockery of it all - and that they didn't appreciate that I have a past history of such things. One reader … [Read more...]