retro

My First Digital Camera: A Review of the Sony S70 21 Years Later

For me, the year 2000 was when digital cameras really started to become useful. A wealth of cameras arrived sporting Sony’s latest 3 megapixel CCD sensor at a sub-$1,000 price, with enough resolution to make 7x5-inch prints and more than enough for online use.

Review: Canon’s PowerShot G1 is Still a Joy to Shoot With After 21 Years

21 years ago Canon put everything it could think of into a compact camera aimed at enthusiasts who couldn’t stretch to a DSLR or simply wanted something more portable. The result was the PowerShot G1, launched towards the end of the year 2000, costing $1,100, and the first in an enormously popular series that’s still going strong to this day.

Pentax ‘Cannot’ Go Mirrorless: Ricoh Imaging CEO

In an interview with Alfa Romeo Japan, the President and CEO of Ricoh Imaging Shinobu Takahashi is surprisingly upfront about Ricoh's acquisition of Pentax and the issues the company has had with finding its place in a competitive and collapsing market.

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Vintage Lenses

Photographer and YouTuber Mark Holtze thinks that you (and everyone else) should give vintage lenses a try. And in the video above, he lays out his top 5 reasons why you should try vintage glass in 2020.

This Guy Installed Doom on a Kodak Digital Camera from 1998

Popular retro tech YouTube channel LGR recently pulled off something pretty awesome, if totally ridiculous. The channel's host Clint Basinger managed to install a working copy of the original video game Doom onto a Kodak digital camera from 1998. Really gives new meaning to the term "point and shoot" camera, doesn't it?

Review: Zenit TTL is a Solid SLR for the Price of a Roll of Fuji Slide Film

In the 1970s and 1980s, photographers on a budget had help from an unlikely corner. While the West may have faced occasionally tense stand-offs against the Eastern Bloc, two of the Communist world’s biggest camera makers made millions of cameras that helped amateur shutterbugs get on the first rung of proper picture-taking.

The First Real-World Photos of the Olympus PEN-F

The upcoming Olympus PEN-F has been outed in leaked product photos already, but blurry product shots don't always give a good idea of what the camera looks like in the real world.

Well, a new set of sharp, real-world photos of the PEN-F leaked today, and they provide a great look at the not-yet-announced camera in all its retro glory.