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November 23, 2020
ImageTech 3D Magic Single Use 35mm Film Camera

The ImageTech 3D Magic single-use camera (disposable) is interesting because it is the only ImageTech camera that has a flash hot shoe. The 3D Magic is also cheaper than all of the other ImageTech camera models with 3 lenses, such as the ImageTech 3D Wizard. I purchased a couple of the disposable cameras to see […]

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November 22, 2020
Nikon PB-4 Bellows - Tilt/Shift for the F-Mount

The Nikon PB-4 is a professional quality bellows released in 1970. It's special because it is the only model with tilt/shift capabilities. By combining perspective control and a bellows lens the Scheimpflug principle can be applied. For macro photography, this provides an additional tool to focus stacking. Nikon’s F-mount is attractive because of how easily […]

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November 21, 2020
Nikon N65 Camera Review - Your Next Nikon Camera?

The Nikon N65 represents the tail end of 35mm film cameras before the transition to digital. That's an advantage if you're looking for a camera with autofocus and all the other bells and whistles. If you haven't used a film camera before, the controls on the N65 are similar to what you would find on […]

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November 19, 2020
ImageTech Trio 3D Camera [35mm Film]

While the 3D Trio camera does not have any mention of ImageTech, the same person or people were likely behind the company. The company listed on the camera box is 3D Image Technology Inc. When comparing the camera packaging to earlier ImageTech cameras, they look very similar with only minor changes. Table of Contents Camera […]

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November 17, 2020
Nikon PB-6 Bellows: Great for Macro Photography

The Nikon bellows PB-6 is the last bellows that was made by Nikon. In a change from previous designs, the bellows has a monorail design. The single rail makes it possible to use extensions and to raise the standards. Unlike the previous Nikon PB-4, tilt/shift adjustments can not be made. The bellows uses the Nikon […]

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November 16, 2020
Asahi Pentax Digital Spotmeter - Vintage Exposure Meters

The Asahi Pentax Digital Spotmeter has remained a popular choice since Ansel Adams popularized them with his zone system. He also used the previous analog meter that was replaced by the Digital Spotmeter, the Pentax Spotmeter V. Table of Contents Where to Buy a Pentax Digital SpotmeterAlternative Spot MetersSpotmeter Batteries - 4LR44Digital Spotmeter SpecificationsScales for […]

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November 13, 2020
ImageTech 3D Wizard 35mm Film 3D Camera

Film shot with the ImageTech 3D Wizard would have been mailed off to be processed and to have 3D lenticular prints made. Lenticular prints were popular in the 1980s and early 1990s. They would have a 3-dimensional effect without the need for 3D glasses or a stereo viewer. ImageTech vs Kalimar 3D Wizard The ImageTech […]

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November 12, 2020
Kalimar 3D Stereo Camera 35mm Film

The Kalimar 3D camera is a vintage 3 lens stereo camera. With 3 lenses, the series of pictures produced by the camera would have been used to make lenticular prints, which would have a 3D effect without the need of wearing glasses or using a 3D stereo viewer. The ImageTech 3D fx appears to be […]

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November 12, 2020
A Look at the Soviet Lubitel 166B Twin Reflex Camera

The Lubitel 166B is a medium format camera that uses 120 film and takes 6x6 frames. There are 5 versions of the camera, with the 166B being the second to last. The original design was a Soviet copy of the Voigtländer Brillant. The Lubitels were manufactured by LOMO. (Leningradskoye Optiko-Mekhanicheskoye Obyedinenie, which translates to 'Leningrad […]

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November 9, 2020
Canon T50 SLR 35mm Film Camera [Canon FD]

The Canon T50 was one Canon's T series models that was built to target people that wanted simple film cameras. It is not the best Canon SLR to try to learn film photography with, due to a lack of basic camera features. Canon introduced the T50 in March of 1983. The camera was discontinued in […]

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