Product Reviews

The Rewind #2: Voigtlander Bessa II

Welcome to the second edition of the The Rewind, a blog series in which I field test some of the most fascinating pieces of film equipment at Camera West.

09 Feb    By • Gabriel Binder

The Rewind #1: Hasselblad 501CM + Planar 80mm f2.8 CFE

The Hasselblad 501CM is a medium format SLR camera that makes 6x6 cm images on 120 or 220 film. It accepts interchangeable film backs and leaf shutter Carl Zeiss lenses, as well as a variety of prism finders and other accessories. Hasselblad produced the 501CM from 1997 to 2005...

25 Jan    By • Gabriel Binder

The Fujifilm X-E3: Initial Thoughts and Impressions

Overall this is a great revision to the X-E series of cameras. I really enjoyed my time with the camera, although it was short as I was only able to use it during the day....

12 Dec    By • Adam Miller

The Leica CL: First Impressions

We received our Leica CL a few days ago in our Rancho Mirage store, and I decided to take it out and run it through it's paces. Read my first impressions here!