Olympus Infinity Tele: Part 2

If it does not bring you joy, why keep it? A great question. I am always struggling to keep my camera collection to a minimum. Every so often, I find a camera that I find too hard to resist, and purchase it right away. I read the reviews, clean it up, and with nervous anticipation, load […]

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User Report: Ricoh TF-500

The Ricoh TF-500 (T-900 in other markets) is a product of the times. And yes, this is a good thing. You see, from my experience, mid-range cameras from the 1980’s (for the most part) were all solid units. By this point in the game, auto-focus and other automated systems had found their footing within the camera market. They […]

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In Defense of the Bridge Camera

In an age when smart phones have become the camera of choice, bridge cameras have largely been put aside and forgotten. And why not? The phone camera is simple to operate, pocket-able, and captures moments that can quickly be shared to social media. Plus. phone cameras have come a long way– I am always impressed with […]

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User Report: Vivitar 250-SL

A Difference of Opinion “It was crap then, and it is crap now”, states an article found elsewhere on the internet. I strongly disagree. I have had only positive, memorable experiences with my Vivitar 250-SL (and similarly made 220-SL). In fact, I often choose to bring along this camera over my Nikorrmat 35 mm SLR […]

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