NONS SL645 instant camera uses vintage lenses and shoots Instax Mini film

Nov 1, 2022
Dunja Djudjic Perhaps you’re already familiar with NONS and their interesting SLR cameras that use Instax film. The company has just announced the SL645: a camera…

NONS SL660 – Medium format Instax camera with a built-in frame-filling adapter for 35mm SLR lenses

Feb 20, 2022
John Aldred

We’ve seen a couple of great projects from the folks at NONS over the last couple of years, like the original NONS SL42 in February…

The NONS SL42 Mark II adds EF mount and actually fills the medium format Instax frame

Feb 24, 2021
John Aldred

The initial launch of the first NONS SL42 was about this time last year. It was an M42 SLR that uses Fuji Instax Mini instant…

16 years since after its release, Nikon is recalling some F6 35mm SLR bodies

Jul 15, 2020
John Aldred

It’s easy to forget that Nikon still actually has a 35mm film SLR in its current lineup. That camera is the Nikon F6. Released in…

The NONS SL42 is the world’s first M42 mount instant film SLR camera

Feb 17, 2020
John Aldred

I’ve always loved the concept of instant film like Polaroids or Fuji Instax, but never it’s really interested me enough to buy into it. But…

The Reflex is the first new 35mm manual SLR in 25 years, and it’s modular

Nov 9, 2017
John Aldred

The renewed interest in film lately is fantastic for those who have an affinity for film. It means that the films and products we love…

This neat animation shows how a Single Lens Reflex camera works

Feb 10, 2017
John Aldred

Ilford Photo have been popping out some new videos lately. Amongst them is this cool little animation that shows, in simple terms, how a 35mm film…

What an SLR being cut in half by a 60,000psi water jet looks like

Nov 14, 2016
John Aldred

Destruction is always entertaining, but sometimes it’s useful, too. It can show us how things work on the inside. Cutting cameras and lenses in half…

This DIY iPhone to SLR lens adapter costs $0 and takes 30 seconds to make

Jan 8, 2016
Gannon Burgett

Sometimes the best DIY hacks are the ones that involve the least amount of thought — and money. This DIY iPhone to SLR lens adapter…

The Evolution of Cameras and Portraits in 11 Images

Dec 15, 2015
Liron Samuels

We’ve all seen photos from the early days of photography, and we all know how far imaging technology has come over the years, but how…