Film Camera Zen: A Guide to Finding the Perfect Film Camera (Hardcover)

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 The must-have guide for any camera collector, avid film photographer, or novice creative seeking advice on what camera to choose and how to get started purchasing and collecting.

Film Camera Zen is a carefully curated guidebook by Bellamy Hunt, the founder of Japan Camera Hunter and sought-after expert in all types of analog cameras and their histories. From European brands such as Leica and Hasselblad to Japanese makers Nikon, Canon, Pentax, and Minolta, Hunt provides all the technical knowledge needed to enable the best purchase, including:
  • Technical capabilities
  • Focus options
  • Compatible lenses
  • Accessories 

Like vinyl records and vintage watches, film cameras have captured the imagination of a new generation who are rediscovering them as collectibles and as an alternative to camera phones. The beauty of the cameras themselves, acquiring the skill to use them, and the photographic results offer a uniquely rewarding experience in the digital age. Film Camera Zen is the perfect guide for getting started and enjoying the process of learning, acquiring, and mastering the classic analog camera.

About the Author

UK native Bellamy Hunt founded Japan Camera Hunter in Tokyo in 2011 as a one-stop shop for film photographers and camera lovers. JCH has become one of the leading online resources for film photography and new information about film cameras. Additionally, the company has expanded to include film manufacturing, photography product sales, apparel, repairs, and collaborative marketing. JCH sources and supplies the highest-quality cameras, lenses, and accessories. They source cameras and sell directly from a curated selection of items.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781797232300
ISBN-10: 1797232304
Publisher: Chronicle Chroma
Publication Date: November 12th, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English