Simon Hawketts’ Photoblog

About Simon Hawketts’ Photoblog

Welcome to my Photoblog dedicated to Vintage Camera reviews, Repair Articles and Vintage lenses. Below are a selection of articles from the site – if nothing seems interesting refresh the page for a different selection.


Yashica 230AF

Yashica 230AF 35mm SLR

This is my review of the Yashica 230AF, 35mm Autofocus SLR which is the latest addition to my growing 35mm…
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Merry go Round

The Merry-go-round

This Merry-go-round is on the banks of the Thames river in London, just along the bank from the Aquarium. There…
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New vintage cameras

I’m excited … By the wonders of eBay I have just acquired a Minolta Dynax 5 with 28-80mm, 75-300mm and…
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