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Classic Camera Corner


Weird Lens of the Week! Lomography Petzval 85mm f/2.2

The original Petzval lens was designed in 1840 and has been long prized for it’s soft and dreamy effect.

A Russian company called Lomography has brought this classic design back... Read More »


Weird Lens of the Week! 28mm f/3.3 Som Berthiot

One of the coolest things about mirror-less digital cameras is the ability to use classic lenses. These have a distinctly different look and feel than modern optics. Also cool... Read More »


So Why Use A 4×5?

So you would think that in this day of digital cameras that offer immediate results, have incredible exposure latitude, are compact in size (and take pretty darn good pictures!)  that... Read More »

Simple Stereo Photography

By Graham Law, President, Seawood Photo

I started shooting stereo over twenty years ago because it had no monetary value whatsoever.

I was shooting commercial and stock photos at the... Read More »


Machine Gun Cameras

By Graham Law, President, Seawood Photo

We have well over 400 cameras on display at Seawood Photo. Many are odd and interesting, yet by far the ones that... Read More »


The Amazing Rolleiflex TLR

By Graham Law, President, Seawood Photo

Every month we have hundreds of used cameras come through Seawood. And even a self-proclaimed camera junkie such as myself gets... Read More »


Using the RB Super D Graflex

By Graham Law, President, Seawood Photo

There aren’t many large format cameras that that I would describe as spontaneous or hand-holdable. Linhof Technikas, Speed Graphics, ... Read More »


Why We Love Old Cameras

by Graham Law, President, Seawood Photo

In this first installment of the Classic Camera Corner, I thought it fitting to discuss why we love old cameras, ... Read More »





Classic Camera Corner

Digital cameras are amazing, yet we love old cameras here at Seawood! 

This section of our world is dedicated to those machines, how they work, what you can do with them, and why they are still viable tools despite technological advances in digital photography.

Hope you enjoy it!

Weird Lens of the Week! Lomography Petzval 85mm f/2.2

The original Petzval lens was designed in 1840 and has been long prized for it’s soft and dreamy effect.

A Russian company called Lomography has...

Weird Lens of the Week! 28mm f/3.3 Som Berthiot

One of the coolest things about mirror-less digital cameras is the ability to use classic lenses. These have a distinctly different look and feel...

So Why Use A 4×5?
So you would think that in this day of digital cameras that offer immediate results, have incredible exposure latitude, are compact in size (and take...