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Canon last film camera

Canon just officially discontinued the EOS-1V, the company’s last remaining film camera. The move brings an official end to Canon’s film camera business after an 80-year run. Canon entered the camera industry back in 1937 as Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory, creating a Leica clone called “The Kwanon” that was Japan’s first 35mm focal-plane-shutter camera. The […]

World most expensive camera

Leica prototype becomes world’s most expensive camera A Leica camera from 1923 has fetched a record price at auction in Vienna. The prototype 0-Series piece was snapped up for the princely sum of €2.4 million – six times the opening price. The Leica camera that fetched 2.4 million euros   (picture alliance/WESTLICHT PHOTOGRAPHICA AUCTION/APA/dpa) Vienna’s […]

Shinigawa, Tokyo - 21/01/2018
ph. Andrea Francolini

New Camera

For a photographer like myself, getting a new camera is always a thrill. Especially when it arrives 1 day before a trip. Battery charged, instruction manual on my carry on luggage and off to the airport. Destination: Tokyo of course! I had debated for a while on this purchase as I am not a huge […]