Ilford P3 in the Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim

Last time I claimed that Ilford P3 film would make any camera look good, so for the ultimate test I put it in my flimsiest camera.

Samsung ECX2

Samsung opt for a more traditional shape with their revised ECX2, but does it improve in other areas?

Samsung ECX1

This Porsche-designed camera has to be my ugliest, but can it take beautiful pictures?

Fuji FZ-3000

This unusual-looking camera looks like a sci-fi prop, but do you need a degree in Space to use it?

Canon Owl

This point and shoot camera was nicknamed the Owl.  Because it looks a bit like an owl.  But does its eyesight match up?

Nikon F-801

Sticking with the big boy cameras, here is the Nikon F-801 and some more tricky films.

Canon EOS500N

Time to look at a grown-up camera, the Canon EOS500N and some rather experimental films.

Konica C35 EF

This 1975 camera was the first 35mm with an integrated electronic flash, but is it all flash and no bang?

Minox 35 GT

This capable compact was the smallest full-frame 35mm camera.

Olympus XA2

This compact camera from 1980 still looks modern today!

Olympus 35RC

This unassuming, tiny camera really packs a punch!

Canon Sure Shot Tele

Functional…sturdy…these are words that could describe this camera.

Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim

Piece of junk, or astonishing bit of kit?  The Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim.

Minolta 110 Zoom SLR MkII

When Minolta decided to make a 110 camera, they really went for it!

Rollei Telepocketline 300

Rollei used to make beautiful, quality cameras, then this happened.  I don’t think they really had much to do with this basic snapper.

Cheap Digicam Showdown

I got a job lot of cheap digital cameras and thought I’d try them out against each other.  By cheap I mean 99p.  For seven cameras. 

Nikon Touch Zoom 70W

The Nikon Zoom 70W is another automatic camera, with a famous name and a shiny case, is it pure gold or plastic tat?

Minolta AF-DL

My first post about a fully-automatic, compact camera, the Minolta AF-DL, is it automatically good, or automatically rubbish?

Pentax Auto 110

It’s time to look at my cutest camera, an incredible tiny SLR – the Pentax 110.

Praktica VLC2

The Praktica VLC2, looks stunning with its waist-level viewfinder, but does it take nice pictures to match?

Voigtländer Vitoret 110

The super-compact, 110-cartridge-using Voigtländer Vitoret 110 is about as simple a camera as you can get.

Pentax P30

The Pentax P30 is my first post about a series of automatic cameras.  It has many automatic features but can still be overridden manually, is it the best of both worlds?

Zenit ET

The Zenit ET is an updated version of the Zenit E the camera with which I learned photography, but this post is also about the lens, the Helios 44.

Adox Golf

The Adox Golf is a folding camera from the 1950s whose bellows design makes it look like a much older camera.

LOMO Lubitel 166B

Here’s a look at the LOMO Lubitel 166B, evocative of older times. While Lubitel (любитель) means amateur in Russian, this camera makes you feel like a pro!

Zenit E

The first proper camera I owned was the Zenit E.  Here is how I learned about photography.

Holga 120 CFN

This post looks at my orangest camera, the striking, shaky, yet surprisingly solid Holga 120N.

Diana F+

This post details how I came to own the most garish, fun and surprisingly flexible camera in my collection, the Diana F+. It might look like a child’s toy, but this is a fully working system camera.

Kodak Instamatic 56X

This is the first camera I ever owned, the Kodak Instamatic 56X – here’s what I remember about it.

Zorki 6

My camera collection started with the Zorki 6, this is the story of how I chose it and my experiences using it for the first time.