Category Archives: Photography Gear

7 Frames: Leica MP and Kodak Colorplus 200

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We’re introducing a new section to our blog which focuses on the various film stocks we shoot with. Generally all of the images on these posts will be personal images, taken with our favourite film cameras. These will not be techinical posts, but rather, a quick runthrough of what we like and dislike the most […]

Is the Leica M6 Classic the best M film camera ever made?

Leica M6 Classic with Kensington Camera Neck Strap

It appears that the Leica M6 has become the world’s favourite Leica film body. Despite its age and its lack of features, the Leica M6 is being promoted by some of the best film photographers in the world. Looking at work by Joe Greer and YouTube channels such as Negative Feedback, it is clear that […]

Why We Shoot Film Cameras

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We make camera straps and camera bags. So who really cares what we shoot with? We’re a company. Not a photographer. Well, yes and no. Hawkesmill was founded by photographers, for photographers. Every one here has put in the time as professional photographers. We’ve made our living from shooting and doing nothing else. Why we […]