The Panasonic Lumix Smart Camera CM1

The Panasonic Lumix Smart Camera CM1

A few weeks ago Panasonic released the Lumix Smart Camera CM1 in France and Germany and is expanding to the UK.  I was lucky enough to find my way to one.    This is being positioned as a Smart Camera or a Compact Camera with Smartphone Technology.   It is a full... Read more
The Ricoh GR

The Ricoh GR

The Ricoh GR IV Digital has been my go to point and shoot camera for the past two years.  It is often in my camera bag and a camera I use when I am with out with my family and just want some quick snaps without the hassle of lugging along my Hasselblad or Leicas.  ... Read more
Constant Improvement

Constant Improvement

Looking back at yesterday’s images I posted a lot of the subtle charm of the camera is missing because I didn’t have a good location for shooting images of the camera so I needed to covert them to black and white and process a bit to get a good image.  ... Read more
The Epic Trade

The Epic Trade

I woke up this morning trying to decide what I wanted to do with my cameras.   I was thinking last night about upgrading to a Leica MP and a Leica Type 240 and consolidating my camera collection a bit.  The more I thought about it the more a Leica MP sounded like the... Read more
Nikon F3 HP

Nikon F3 HP

One camera I have been looking to add to my collection is the Nikon F3 HP.   I have been looking around and finally saw one come up for sales online.  It was very reasonable for $420 with a 50mm f/1.4 and a 24mm f/2.8.  This has many more buttons than I was used to.... Read more
The Portfolio and Print Shop

The Portfolio and Print Shop

The Portfolio It is with much excitement I introduce the new ShootTokyo Portfolio and Print Shop. I decided it was time to refresh and relaunch a portfolio site to allow you a way to view my best images. There are three ways you can enjoy viewing my images; you can... Read more
The Leica C1

The Leica C1

I was looking around online last week and found a Leica C1 for $90.   The condition of this little camera is absolutely amazing.  It is mint.  I even have the cool little plastic weather proof case it comes with.   The C1 was one of Leica’s first compact cameras... Read more
The Contax T3

The Contax T3

I have been thinking for a while about picking up a compact film camera.   This is a cool little film camera. While my Leica is very small I sometimes just want a point and shoot and this was a great choice.   I can see myself starting to collect compacts.  I decided... Read more

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