Watch Photography

Two Sub-$150 Dress Watches from Orient: The Bambino & Symphony

I recently reviewed the Orient Bambino V2 and Symphony and found both to be mechanically and structurally excellent. Orient makes some great affordable watches, that’s for sure. Check out the Bambino and Symphony in these pics 🙂

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Jean Bellecour Faubourg Collection

Check out our in-depth photoshoot and hands-on impression of the Jean Bellecour Faubourg. This steel on black ladies watch showcases vintage-inspired design, with a low-key cushion-case design and chrome hands and markers. Have a look!

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Skagen Photoshoot

Two very attractive quartz pieces on my desk today: the Skagen Ancher, a minimalist and unmistakenly Danish take on everyday timekeeping; the Skagen Holst, a multifunction piece featuring day/date dials at 12 and 6 o’clock, respectively.

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We Love Taking Photos of Watches

There’s something about the way a polished bezel and a guilloche dial play with light that makes watch photogaphy interesting. Our photo stream is where we post galleries whenever we do photo shoots and side by sides. You can also see our media on our Instagram profile.

Hardware

  • Nikon D3200
  • Nikon 40mm macro
  • Tamron 90mm macro
  • Nikon P530 hand-held

Check Out Our Galleries!

Every now and then we’ll do a photo stream shoot, where we take some high-res shots specifically to showcase a watch. It isn’t a review so much as it’s a celebration of what makes a watch look and feel great. We hope you enjoy!

Watch Photo Posts

Willis Judd Carbon Fiber Watches

Willis Judd is a microbrand that is just finishing up their already-funded Kickstarter campaign. At 45mm, this carbon fiber beauty is oversized but definitely not overdone. If you’re looking for an affordable new quartz watch and want something different from what else is out there, this Willis Judd may just be the watch you’re looking for.

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Nixon Sentry Leather A105 Photo Review

The Nixon Sentry Leather, powered by what is likely a Miyota quartz movement, is a great looking watch that embraces its fashion status without making structural or mechanical compromises. It’s affordability and overall look make it a great daily wearer, though if you’re looking for something more mechanical, the Sentry isn’t for you. It’s a fashion watch, yes, but a pretty good one.

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Hamilton Pan-Europ: Then vs Now

After going to a local watch meet I met doncommando, who agreed to loan me his vintage Pan-Europ for a while so I could snap some photos. Just a couple of weeks later, Justin at Gem by Carati loaned me a brand-new Pan-Europ Auto Chrono for a few days. I thought this was the ideal time to get some side-by-side shots of the vintage Pan-Europ and its modern re-imagining.

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Skagen Photoshoot

Two very attractive quartz pieces on my desk today: the Skagen Ancher, a minimalist and unmistakenly Danish take on everyday timekeeping; the Skagen Holst, a multifunction piece featuring day/date dials at 12 and 6 o’clock, respectively.

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