Five Pointed SLR

Despite having four more SLRs than pictured here, these are my latest incarnation of the core kit I love and need. I'm tired of having more, and always switching batteries, straps and lenses around. Here's why I love these five, and plan to keep them and sell the rest - Contax 167MT As fierce as… Continue reading Five Pointed SLR

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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