old cameras

Yul Brynner’s personal Leica cameras sold for over $3 million at an auction

Nov 28, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

In a recent auction held in Vienna, Austria, two Leica MP cameras owned by legendary actor Yul Brynner sold for over €2.76 million (around $3.03 million). Brynner personally used both of them, and they’re considered to be among the rarest and most sought-after Leica cameras in existence.

Floppy disk camera throwback: Shooting with a 1999 Sony Mavica FD83 in 2023

Sep 19, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

It seems like new cameras are released every month, featuring ever-improving specs and capabilities. So, it’s easy to get caught up in the buzz. However,…

Five bizarre photo-tech relics you’ve forgotten about

May 24, 2023
Jake Hicks

I ordinarily share nerdy lighting setups and techniques, but with it being a very busy week for me, I thought I’d share something quick and…

Camera Rescue starts a free school for repairing and preserving old film cameras

Mar 19, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

The  Camera Rescue team are on a mission to save old and discontinued film cameras. And if you’d like to join them and learn their…

This photographer in Afghanistan is still making pictures with a 100-year-old box camera

Dec 7, 2020
John Aldred

It always seems to be a race these days for photographers to get newer and better gear. They feel it will make them into a…

Watch: What’s it’s like to restore an 85-year old Leica

Dec 2, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Restoring an old camera and giving it a new life is something truly special. Especially if it’s a heritage, and it’s almost a century old….

These 37 shutter sounds of old cameras are oddly satisfying

Oct 7, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

If there’s such a thing as ASMR video for photographers, this must be it. Photographer Scott Graham has filmed “a video no one asked for,”…

Photographer develops a roll of film from 1929 camera and discovers forgotten portraits

Jul 18, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

Sometimes photographers find real gems among the vintage cameras and lenses. Dutch photographer Martijn van Oers found an original Zeiss Ikon 520/2 in a second-hand…

My dad’s 3MP Fujifilm S1 Pro deals surprisingly well vs my 24MP Sony A7II!

Mar 30, 2017
Joseph Parry

I had the rare pleasure of meeting up with my father this week and on my stop through we came onto the topic of progress….

An Old Camera Collection Used To Decorate A Photographer’s Office

Feb 9, 2016
Udi Tirosh

This is probably the best wall you are going to see in the next few years, and you can’t unsee it, so be prepared for…