Seven By Seven

Or, put another way, 49. Part of the origins of the title of this blog - 35hunter - are about me hunting for beautiful things to photograph. The other part is about me hunting for the most delicious and desirable (to me) 35mm cameras to pursue and capture these pictures with. With SLRs, a complete game-changer for… Continue reading Seven By Seven

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The Yashica Inquisition

When you have the option of Contax SLR bodies like the 139 Quartz or 167MT, is there any value or purpose in owning a Yashica body in the same C/Y mount? Earlier this year, I discovered the Contax 139 Quartz. It was a complete game changer for me. Previously I'd loved Pentax with their Spotmatics… Continue reading The Yashica Inquisition

The Minimalist Dream

Currently I'm thinning down my camera collection, and it's smaller than it's been in a couple of years.  I experience an ongoing internal tussle between the photographer who wishes to evolve and to do so feels he needs a very small, focused kit, and the camera collector that loves trying new (old) cameras at the rate of… Continue reading The Minimalist Dream