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Retro Cameras: The Collector's Guide to Vintage Film Photography (Hardcover)


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An accessible, stylish guide to still-usable vintage film cameras: which to buy, where to find them, and how to get the most out of them

Retro Cameras is a stylish guide for a generation that has moved from sharing vintage-filtered digital images via Instagram to embracing “old school” analog film photography and manual cameras of all formats. Quick reference shooting guides accompany each camera type, allowing even a camera phone junkie to quickly come to grips with shooting on film with a vintage camera. More than 100 camera models are included, from 35mm SLRs to Roll Film SLRs and Instant Cameras.

With over 400 specially commissioned photographs, an in-depth test drive of each camera type, practical advice on how to use and get the most out of each camera, buyers’ tips, and a dedicated glossary, Retro Cameras is a perfect reference for amateurs and professionals alike.

About the Author

John Wade is a freelance writer and photographer. He was editor of the UK magazine Photography and has written, edited, and contributed to more than thirty books on photography.

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This detailed guide will be invaluable in future years.
— Choice
Product Details
ISBN: 9780500544907
ISBN-10: 0500544905
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: April 17th, 2018
Pages: 288
Language: English