Neat and simple video by Freelance Photographer ( and Mainline customer) Kristian Dowling. Kristian has also started a new Photographic news website called Photohub. Hop on over to catch all … Continue Reading How to focus a Rangefinder camera.
We are now part of the national camera recycling network so bring in ( or send them in) those old cameras hanging around gathering dust. Why recycle them here is … Continue Reading Recycle your old cameras at Mainlinephoto.
A must have for those who shot with Kodachrome. Available for a limited time from Dwaynes Lab in the USA
Well we are now getting the 2010 Photokina releases coming out. Though this one is a little unexpected I must admit. A wide angle 667 camera from Fuji. It begs … Continue Reading New Fuji wide angle medium format camera the GF670W. Will there be a Bessa III WIDE?
Owner of the website orphan cameras Mike Butkus has produced over many years a labour of love. Here are the missing manuals for those who buy an old film camera. … Continue Reading Looking for film camera instruction manuals? Look no further.
Photographer John Sypal is an expat living in Japan who has a very cool website called “Tokyo Camera Style” where he posts images of other photographers cameras he comes across … Continue Reading Film cameras on the streets of Tokyo.
Mainline customer and Commercial photographer David Jenkins has just returned from a weekend course on the Tintype process run by Gold Street studios in Victoria. Below is his final image! … Continue Reading David Jenkins produces his first Tintype image.
Remember the Olympus Trip 35? This compact camera was made for 17 years! Targeted at the traveler it was a little winner for company. It could hold the title of … Continue Reading Take a trip down memory lane with one of these!
Friend and fellow blogger Uncle Gordy (aka Gordon Coale) just loves hunting down interesting old stuff, one day it’s old typewriters then the next old cameras or lenses. Must have … Continue Reading Old 1869 Voigtlander lens was the worlds first fast lens!
The camera arrived well packed in it’s own little Pelican case from Mainline Photographics. Considering it has already been through the hands of the major part of the 20 or … Continue Reading Travelling Bessa III report from Leigh Youdale…
Well it had to happen in this digital era but still sad that Kodak didn’t keep it going at least for us sentimentalists who grew up using the big K. … Continue Reading Kodachrome finally fades out. Last production run winds up its 74 year life.
Tasmanian Aboriginal documentary photographer Ricky Maynard (and Mainline Customer) has been in the news of late with his travelling exhibition “Portrait of a Distant land” arriving in Sydney. Ricky’s photography … Continue Reading Ricky Maynard Exhibition. Portrait of a Distant Land.
Canon collector and writer Peter Kitchingman has published the first of three volumes on the Canon Rangefinder system. This first 215 page volume focuses solely on the M39 lenses made … Continue Reading New Canon Rangefinder book… a must have.
As the oft and overused quote goes “the stories of my death are exaggerated” The quote certainly applies to Polaroid film which is now being sold by Polarpremium both new … Continue Reading Polaroid instant film makes a comeback on the POLAPREMIUM site!
Tony Peri is a guy with a mission in life. He is a local artist/photographer who specialises in historic and alternative printing processes. He is helping bring about a modern … Continue Reading Tony Peri is the Indiana Jones of photography.
The folks at Blanco Negro lab in Sydney are one of the few labs left practicing the art of black and white darkroom work. None of this lightroom stuff they … Continue Reading Blanco Negro specialist black and white printing and processing.