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About Jason Row

Jason Row is a British born travel photographer now living in Ukraine. You can follow him on The Odessa Files. He also maintains a blog chronicling his exploits as an Expat in the former Soviet Union.

The Reasons You Might Want to Buy a Rangefinder Cameras


Photography has always gone through phases and fashions, both in the style of the imagery and of course the technology we use. At the moment the DSLR is perhaps on the wane whilst the upstart is mirrorless.

However, through these changes in fashion, one camera type has always sat in the background, quietly being used by a select group of enthusiasts and professionals alike – the rangefinder camera.

Retro Cameras: Style Over Substance?


Retro styled cameras are all the rage these days and are selling like hotcakes. From the Nikon DF to the Fuji x100s, a lot of manufacturers are taking advantage of fashion over function. But is it really a case of style over substance or are these new retro cameras up to par in functionality too?

How to Process and Black and White Film

Film is enjoying somewhat of a renaissance in recent years, the manual labour and thought processes required in creating an image without the ability to refer to a screen, being attractive to photographers who wish to learn more about their chosen craft. Some, post digital photographers though may have been put off by the perceived […]