Review: Nikon 50mm 1.8 AI-S E Series Pancake Lens

When starting out in film photography, a normal lens should be among the first lenses you should buy. They’re compact, easy to compose with, and best of all, they can be used for just about anything you’ll want to shoot. There are about a million different 50mm lenses available for any given mount, but nikons lineup is even more intimidating because of the confusing labels given to certain lenses …

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A Short List of Inspiring Creative Works

“Niagra”, by Alec Soth – Link The work of Stephen Shore – Link “The Americans”. The show, not the book by Robert Frank(but yeah, that too). “The End of the Fucking World” The work of Cian Oba-Smith – Link “Walden” by Henry David Thoreau Black Mirror Kanye West’s discography “The Compleat Angler” Daniel Arnold’s instagram… Read More A Short List of Inspiring Creative Works

Nikon One Touch: A (Budget) Street Photographer’s Dream + Bonus Film Lab Review

Everyone loves the Nikon L35AF. As far as OG point-and-shoots go, Its one of the most revered for its awesome 35mm F/2.8 lens, and its easily one of the most recognizable point-and-shoots from its era. For whatever reason though, the later L35AF2 and 3, or “One Touch” as they were known on the US market, don’t get as much love. After using it though, I think it really shines for one task – street photography. …

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Olympus Stylus Epic/MJU II Zoom 80 Review

As far as compacts go, Olympus is known for making many of the best, ranging from the XA to the Stylus Epic. And with the Olympus Stylus Epic gaining cult status, people are becoming more and more interested in its zoom counterparts as well. Most agree that the best of these is the Zoom 80 model. While its range isn’t quite as big than the others, this actually results in …

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