The Canon Prima Zoom 80u (in Europe and South America) or Sure Shot 80u (in North America) is a compact point-and-shoot 35mm film camera loaded… Read More »How to use the Canon Prima Zoom 80u – Sure Shot 80u
Used to design spectroscopy equipment, now is addicted to classic photography gear.
A long time ago, in the 90s, my dad gave me a refracting telescope as a Christmas gift. It is a Bushnell 600 mm refracting… Read More »How to build a digital refracting telescope for cheap
The Olympus Shoot and Go R is a compact 35mm film camera made in the 90s. It is intended for amateurs and home users, and… Read More »Olympus Shoot and Go R: an illustrated guide
The Elnica 35 Electronic is a 35mm mirrorless film camera made by Ricoh in the 70s. In some countries, it was sold under the Elnica… Read More »Ricoh Elnica 35 Electronic: an illustrated guide
The cheapest way to get good lenses for your DSLR is to find vintage cameras with premium glass, and this is especially true for Pentax.… Read More »How to use vintage lenses on Pentax DSLRs
In this article, I’m going to talk about one of my favorite 35mm SLR cameras, the Sears KS500. It is a very typical SLR, with… Read More »Sears KS500: a helpful guide (with photos)
Everybody has old family photos at home, and sometimes they are almost one century old. However, as nothing lasts forever, old photographs also age and… Read More »How much does it cost to restore an old photo?
Praktica was the official film camera brand from Eastern Germany’s legendary Zeiss company through the Pentacon factory. Just for this fact alone, you can see… Read More »Praktica B200 Electronic Instruction Manual
The Minolta Maxxum 5000 is a 35mm SLR film camera from the 90s intended for intermediary users. It has all the common features of SLRs… Read More »Minolta Maxxum 5000 instruction manual with photos