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2,000 vintage cameras and lenses discovered in old storage unit

Mar 10, 2023
Alex Baker

A boss asked his employee if she would clean out an old storage compartment for him after a tenant had moved out. He said that…

How I used this crazy vintage 140mm f/1.0 lens with an ultra-large format camera

Mar 9, 2023
Markus Hofstätter

In short words “this lens is something else”. It’s extremely fast, huge and has a strange focus distance. It was used in Sony CRT Projectors…

Watch the photographer as he renovates a beautiful 100-year-old camera

Dec 16, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

When it comes to cool projects with vintage cameras, Markus Hofstätter is one of the names that immediately come to mind. Many of his portraits…

Jollylook is back with the Jollylook Pinhole – Their new DIY instant film pinhole camera kit

Aug 10, 2022
John Aldred

It always makes me smile to see a new camera from Jollylook. We’ve featured a couple of their other cameras in the past including the…

Oscar Barnack’s personal 0-series 1923 Leica breaks world record, fetches over $15 million at an auction

Jun 13, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

A rare Leica 0-Series No. 105 from 1923 recently went up from an auction. As it was Oscar Barnack’s personal camera, it was expected to…

Oscar Barnack’s personal 0-Series 1923 Leica could break the auction record with $3.3 million

Mar 29, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

A rare, almost 100-year old Leica is about to set a world record. The Leica 0-Series No. 105 from 1923 will soon be auctioned at…

Vintage camera sparks in-flight panic and emergency landing

Oct 13, 2021
Alex Baker

Being a camera enthusiast can sometimes land you in some hot water (and not just with your spouse when you’ve bought a new lens!). An…

Lucky teenager buys $7,000 worth Leica M kit for only $15 at a garage sale

Aug 23, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

You can find all sorts of treasures at garage sales and thrift stores. A 16-year-old boy Tyler B. went to a local church sale and…

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….

This photographer has been collecting vintage cameras for the past 60 years

Nov 9, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

If you love film photography and vintage camera and lenses, this might be a place you’ll want to visit once we start traveling again. David…