Fujifilm's GA645 film camera offers out of this world performance in a lightweight and compact body. It uses 120 film, and creates 6x4.5cm images with a lens that is truly extraordinary. See the full film camera review here.
The Mamiya C330 medium format camera is one of the most versatile 6x6 cameras you can buy. It features a ton of world class lenses, finders, and accessories which make it highly useful and a favorite amongst film photographers. The C330 is particularly unique amongst twin lens reflex cameras in that it has interchangeable lenses. This alone is one reason it's so highly regarded.
The best store to buy a film camera is in the city of Portland. I say this not because it has the best prices on film cameras, or perhaps not even the widest selection, but because of what Bluemoon Camera and Machine represents for photographers.
What are the three worst film cameras? The world has millions of cameras, so this is going to be tough, but a look at my history makes it pretty easy for me to say which of my film cameras were the worst purchases I've made.
The Mamiya 7II is a lightweight medium format rangefinder camera designed for professional use. It delivers large sharp negatives in a very modest package and is excellent for outdoors enthusiasts who shoot film. Read more about the Mamiya 7II and find out about it's similarities with Tenkara, the Japanese form of fly fishing.
For longer than I’ve done anything else in my life I delivered Chinese food. Seriously, it’s true, I’m a master of Moo Shu, the king of Kung Pao, and a Dim Sum diplomat. While fast food jockey isn’t something most people brag about I can’t help but wonder if all of the time I spent in that greasy little dive isn’t somehow responsible for my love of Yokohama’s Chinatown.
Often when I’m out shooting my mind is clouded with this running narrative. I’m rehearsing my first TED talk, daydreaming about starring in some sort of heist film in which Ryan Gosling and I play identical twins, and contemplating lunch all while also trying to find photographs.
In the far north of Japan, way past the concrete jungle of Tokyo, and past the tsunami’s carnage in Tohoku lies another hellish landscape: Osorezan.