＜Hobby＞ ＜Camera＞ ＜Unique＞
You might think, “I'd like to get into cameras!”—but you might have reservations about the potential cost. And it's true: getting a full array of camera gear, such as one of those popular single-lens reflex cameras, comes with commensurate costs. But it's there that the used camera shop “Akiba Camera” can help you out. The shop has put together a wide variety of secondhand but well-maintained cameras & accessories that you can buy with confidence.
An entry-level Nikon D5200 SLR camera with lenses at this price?!
Plus a full lineup of lenses
Compact models in an attractive price range
“What I focus most on are the lenses,”says Mr. Sekine, the owner. He says that he also has many customers from Russia who come to sell him lenses. He says that he is readily willing to make purchases from overseas customers so long as they have a passport.
Some equipment antique lenses can be used with certain digital cameras via an adaptor
The shop also offers lenses from the prestigious German brand Carl Zeiss, as well as lenses from Russian manufacturer Rubinar.
When asked why his shop concentrates so on lenses, Mr. Sekine replies, “Because the mirrorless models that can use antique lenses with an adaptor are so popular.”
TUHLE camera bag.
The interior's nice & clean as well
Lens caps are 300 yen each—and there's a wide selection available.
A huge help when it comes to easy-to-lose parts
The shop is known not only for lenses, but for its wide selection of camera equipment. Camera bags, lens cases, and lens caps are all available for affordable prices. Pick up a spare!
Perfect right down to the user's manual—sure to make a beginner very happy!
User's manual for an instant camera from Australian optical equipment manufacturer V, founded in 1756
User's manual for the quintessential Polaroid instant camera
The shop's wide selection of user's manuals also includes manuals for older cameras. “There are many collectors who go after the old manuals,” Mr. Sekine says. His shop is a delight for beginners and seasoned camera buffs alike.
- NAME：Akiba Camera
- ADDRESS：Kanbayashi Bldg. 201, 1-8-7, Sotokanda, Chiyoda city, Tokyo, 101-0021.
- HOURS OF OPERATION：From 10:30AM to 7:00PM.
- CLOSE：Tuesday , and irregular days.