Yashica is back… and let’s hope it’s better than last time

Yashica plans a low-cost MF-1 ’art’ camera, a higher-spec 35mm MF-2 compact and a recreation of the classic Yashica-44 TLR (twin lens reflex design). All three will take 35mm film.

We only have some low-resolution images and video captures from Yashica's Kickstarter video to go on so far, but it does look as if early examples are being used and tested.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at fotovolo.com but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at lifeafterphotoshop.com