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Fujica ST605 Test Roll Review

I recently bought this camera to purposely do a light seal replacement tutorial for a good customer who had asked me if it was possible. It sure was possible and great fun to do, the tutorial can be seen here. I enjoy using slr’s as a general walk around camera and especially for events/shows. Most […]

Fujica ST605 Camera Light Seal Replacement

Camera light seals are pretty straightforward and easy to replace. So much so that even my eight-year-old son has done it with great success, and a little bit of guidance! That said, please do follow the instructions carefully and take great care as you go; knives are sharp and cleaning products can do damage. As […]

Developing Tank Leak Repair

My old faithful Jobo developing tank unfortunately leaked from purchase but recently it got to the point that a new developing tank was called upon. After searching the forums for a good developing tank that was reported as not leaking, and to be a good buy! I decided to place an order for a new […]

100 Years since first Compur Shutter was Introduced

In August 1962 a note was passed from the Friedrich Deckel firm to the UK’s Amateur Photographer Magazine reminding them that it was 50 years this month since the first Compur shutter was introduced. Although patents were applied for in 1910 for a Compur type shutter, it seems it took two years before they became […]