Yashica teams up with I’m Back to resurrect its “digital film” dreams

Nov 6, 2023
John Aldred

In an unexpected – but not illogical – announcement, Yashica and I’m Back have announced they’re entering a new partnership. Exactly what this partnership will…

This photographer converted a 60-year-old Yashica from analogue to digital

Apr 6, 2023
John Aldred

In the years since photographers started transitioning from film to digital in the early 2000s, many companies promised conversion kits. Devices you could put inside…

Yashica teases a new product four years after Y35 DigiFilm fiasco

Jan 3, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

We know Yashica as a legendary Japanese camera manufacturer. But sadly, the more recent gear launched under this name didn’t exactly live up to its…

Spider-Man is not brand-loyal, shoots Canon, Nikon and Yashica

Sep 9, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

Most photographers I know, including myself, are brand-loyal. However, it looks like photojournalist Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is not among them. In this impressively detailed…

Take a peek inside a wedding photojournalist camera bag

Aug 2, 2020
Ben Kelmer

Hello! My name is Ben Kelmer and I am a wedding photojournalist. I’m based in Tel Aviv (well, Givatayim actually, which no one can ever…

Yashica’s new camera and film funded on Kickstarter despite the digiFilm Y35 fail

May 13, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

After the digiFilm Y35 fiasco, one would think that nobody would ever buy anything from Yashica. However, the company doesn’t seem to give up and…

Yashica doesn’t give up: launching three new cameras and two films on Kickstarter

Apr 29, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Despite the digiFilm Y35 proving to be a major fail, Yashica doesn’t seem to give up. The company has launched another Kickstarter campaign, funding not…

After its digiFilm fail, Yashica launches a 35mm film. Photographers are furious

Apr 8, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

As if the digiFilm’s epic fail wasn’t enough, Yashica is now launching its own 35mm film. Yes, that Yashica, the company that trashed the iconic…

Watch how the infamous Yashica Y35 performs in real life

Jan 15, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

You might remember the Yashica digiFilm Y35 fiasco which left the camera backers angry and disappointed. This camera raised nearly $1.3 million on Kickstarter, but…

Yashica Y35 DigiFilm camera review & teardown – “Don’t buy this sh*t”

Oct 22, 2018
John Aldred

Kickstarter projects often get a pretty negative response from the get-go, especially in the photography world. And while many people forget that it’s simply a…