Kiev 4 + Ilford HP5, Taken with Canon 450D, Canon 50mm 1.8II

Kiev 4 + Ilford HP5

If you followed the Camerajunky Facebook page you may have already read about my planned reunion with my beloved Kiev 4 camera after a longer period in which it was hidden in a box.  I really felt that I needed to use it again, and…

Bring your giant medium format camera to work

A photographer is never really putting down his camera, no matter what crazy thing she or he is doing for living or filling the days with. Since we are not living in an ideal world, most of us has to face with limitation of time…

Österreichischer Skulpturenpark

Sometimes the most amazing places are literally just a few steps from your backyard. Yet it is so easy to overlook or ignore them, just because you don’t expect anything extraordinary close to your regular living space. Or you miss to visit them because you…

Nikon F3

  Introduction This classic camera was undoubtedly one of the biggest and most dividing celebrity of the 80’s. At least among professional 35mm SLR cameras of course. It  created quite significant waves in the world of professional photography because with it Nikon finally put the…

Scanner crisis

I always knew that my Canoscan 9900F scanner is not the best on the market and being a flat-bedded scanner it is not able to compete with professional solution. Still, I thought it is decent enough and I can reach satisfactory results with a tiny…

Fed 5 the Ultimate Post-apocalyptic Camera

The Fed 5 is one of the most feature packed Soviet rangefinder which does not require a battery. It is virtually undestroyable, I bet it is going to stay operational way after man kind extinct and the cockroaches rule the world. Since it has no…

Exakta to EOS adapter

This post is a response to a comment asking me about my Exakta to Canon EOS adapter which I am using for my Trioplan 100mm lens. The reason I wanted to have this adapter is that I had got an Exakta Varex IIa with 2…

Graffiti Girona

A nice graffiti collection of a city could serve as a basis of various sociological studies. A big enough collection of such paintings could reflect the mental state of the city (or even a bigger region) dealing with actual problems such as political or cultural…

Pajtás

Pajtás is a simple box camera made in Hungary in the 50’s/60’s and as you would suggest this was not a high-end piece of technology even at those times. Normally I seek for perfection in photography and related equipment and I try to write about cameras…

Pentacon Six TL

Pentacon Six TL

Introduction I have a very special relationship with my Pentacon Six TL camera since it is my only working medium format camera. I was always heavily attracted by medium format photography, but I couldn’t afford for a while to get into it. Eventually the P6…