Hands On Tissot Touch Expert Solar Quartz

April 17, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Tissot Touch is a light-weight tool recharged by solar energy with 20 features including weather forecasting, altimeter, second time zone and a compass.



Padron Tessera X-Ray fully funded on Kickstarter

February 20, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Padron makes another strong showing on Kickstarter with a skeletonized automatic.



Hands on with the Bulova Curv

February 14, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Bulova’s Curv chronograph offers accuracy and space-age design in their new collection.



Vortic Watch Company Prints 3D Cases in Titanium

February 9, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Vortic Watch Company uses refurbished pocket watches and 3D printed cases.



My First Watch Smelled Like Photographic Chemicals

January 31, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

My first watch was a hand-me-down – and I still have it! Dad really didn’t remember the history of the Wyler Incaflex Dynawind but it didn’t matter. I had my own history with it.



3 Lessons Learned While Speed-Dating Watchmakers

January 16, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

I recently returned from a week photographing the annual conference of American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI). I was there to teach photography and get images of the event that has been held annually since 1960. I felt like I was speed-dating at a club of modern-day watchmaking shamans, who openly talked about missing their watch bench and the trance-state in…



Hands On Another Spinnaker Spence SP-5039-02

January 8, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Spinnaker Watches offers the Spence dive watch in their vintage category that has good-enough wearability but lacks a few key underwater dive functions. If you dive from the edge of the pool, this might add some color to your water-watch collection.