Beauty of a Camera Yashica TL Super

We were on a family visit at my father a few weeks back from now. As usual we had a great food and many things to talk about. Also as usual I have spotted something in his garden. A stack of beautify worn wooden boxes…

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…

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…

Olympus OM 4-Ti black

So far I have been writing mostly about classic cameras with full mechanical construction with only one exception the Cosina CSM with electro-mechanical shutter. It was because my collection fundamentally consists of such mechanical beauties. But time goes on and my camera count is also…

Exakta Varex IIa

“Woow!” This was the first thing came into my mind when I first saw an Exakta in a cabinet in a very small and messy shop of an old camera-repairman a couple of years ago. The second thing? Well I seriously considered to lick it…

Cosina CSM

Cosina Cosina is not a well known trademark among camera manufacturers, at least I have never heard of it before I got this camera. The fact is, this is an existing company which has produced over it’s history many truly nice cameras under their own…

Kiev-4

The Kiev-4 -according to my opinion- is an extremely outstanding camera. It has a fascinating history, an extraordinary construction, a very attractive outfit and on top of all  these it is still a very capable performer if you don’t mind to shoot in full manual….

Yashica TL-SUPER

The Yashica TL-SUPER is my regular walk around film SLR camera. I think this is a very solid piece of craftsmanship and I thought I might share my experience with it. Storyline I have plenty of vintage cameras most of them in a pretty bad…