Category: Toy Cameras

A Lunch at the Memphis Zoo

A Friday lunch excursion to the Memphis Zoo, a 1970s point and shoot, and some Retrochrome slide film.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens on a Holga

This past weekend I took my daughter to an art workshop at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis. Last fall the Dixon planted 100,000 tulip bulps throughout…

Camera Review – Diana F+

In case this is your first time here, my name is Chris and I love plastic toy cameras. I love their cheap injection-molded construction, the meniscus lenses, and…

It’s Not About the Camera

It’s not the camera, it’s the brain behind it. This is the “recurring” epiphany for me. I follow a ton of camera sites and film photography blogs, peruse…

Waterford - Smena Symbol - Kodak Gold 400

Smena Symbol revisited

I have an affinity for plastic cameras. They generally take sub par photos full of light leaks and soft corners. They’re no good in the dark without a…

Camera Review - Lomography Lomo'Instant

Camera Review – Lomo’Instant

As you might have already read, I’m not necessarily the biggest fan of Instant film photography. It’s expensive, and the results are so unpredictable I can’t justify the…

Overgrown

Photo Walk – FrankenHolga Strikes Again

In the last couple weeks I’ve been back on a camera buying binge, only this time it’s been buying plastic Soviet-era cameras. I snagged a FED50, a Smena…

FrankenHolga

FrankenHolga on a Sunday Afternoon

It was gloomy today. By lunchtime I was a bit grumpy, and listening to the kids fight and holler and run through the house was bordering on torture…

High Grain

Three Strikes and You’re Expired!

If you have seen my fridge, you know that I like to keep my butter shelf stocked with butter. Well, by butter I mean film. I keep it there to keep…

Plastic Kamera Kit Fun

I have to admit I have a bit of a soft spot for toy cameras. I have a good collection I’ll start sharing here. My favorite, of course,…