Olympus OM-2 slr camera review

This is my review and impressions of a camera I first wanted to buy about 40 years ago when I started work and wanted to get myself a ‘good’ camera. Unfortunately at the time I couldn’t afford it but now I’ve managed to pick one up for a fraction of what it would have cost me then so I finally own – an Olympus OM-2. Olympus OM-2 Images Pictures taken with this camera can be viewed here. My Olympus OM-2 […]

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Praktica B200 electronic camera review

The Praktica B200 was the first of the B series of cameras produced by Praktica in the late 1970’s. It offered manual and auto exposure, AE lock, ttl metering, exposure compensation, a new set of bayonet mount lenses and a new look compared to the earlier Praktica series. Praktica B200 Images My Praktica B200 Camera I bought this camera to complement the B100 I own which is a simpler, auto only camera. The Praktica B series only consisted of the […]

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Ricoh XR-X 35mm manual focus slr review

This is a review of the Ricoh XR-X (known in the USA as the XR-M) 35mm manual focus slr camera. Ricoh XR-X Images My Ricoh XR-X Camera I bought this camera because I have a Ricoh KR-10m and wanted to see how the Ricoh XR-X, which is reputed to be a fine camera, compared to it. I found it on ebay and thought it looked pretty good value because it was bundled with the optional flash unit and was only £10. […]

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Pentax Spotmatic ES 35mm slr review

This is a review of one of the later Pentax Spotmatic models and one of the first cameras to offer aperture priority auto exposure – the Pentax Spotmatic ES. Pentax Spotmatic ES Images My Pentax Spotmatic ES Camera I must admit to having a bit of a passion for the Spotmatic models at the moment. Ever since I found my original spotmatic model a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been on the look out for other models in the series […]

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