Tag: Film Cameras

Instamatic X-30
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Instamatic X-30 – Embracing Uncertainty

Film cameras are a labor of love. There is nothing practical about them in today’s age of social media and… read more Instamatic X-30 – Embracing Uncertainty

Lomo LC-A in Color - Dixon Gardens
Posted in Gallery Memphis Toy Cameras

Lomo LC-A in Color

As I said in my last article, I wanted to take the LC-A out and run a roll of color… read more Lomo LC-A in Color

Nikon F
Posted in gear reviews

Camera Review – Nikon F

A couple of years ago a good friend called me up and told me to remind him next time I… read more Camera Review – Nikon F

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Camera Review – Minolta Himatic AF2

A couple weeks ago a neighbor stopped in to drop off a bag of point-and-shoot cameras to me. I love… read more Camera Review – Minolta Himatic AF2

Posted in musings

Some Days are Better Than Others

Film is a great medium for a lot of good reasons. It is self-limiting, experimental, tangible, and allows a bit… read more Some Days are Better Than Others

Posted in gear reviews photography

Camera Review – 1959 Agfa Optima

Behold, the AGFA Optima. Hecho en Germany in 1959, this camera was the first auto-exposure 35mm camera available and along… read more Camera Review – 1959 Agfa Optima

Posted in Gallery photography

Happy Accidents

Every now and then I get a senior moment and rewind a roll of film before it’s used up. I… read more Happy Accidents

Posted in 5 Reasons musings

5 Signs I Need a Break from Film

Periodically, I get in a rut and just buy up a bunch of film and cameras. It’s partly my shopaholic… read more 5 Signs I Need a Break from Film

смена сймбол
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Made in the USSR – смена сймбол (Smena Symbol)

This interesting little beauty, the Smena Symbol, was produced in the USSR in the 80s. It’s part Bakelite, part metal,… read more Made in the USSR – смена сймбол (Smena Symbol)

Zenza Bronica ETRS
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Camera Review – Zenza Bronica ETRS

A a few weeks ago I ordered a box of Fujifilm Velvia 100 to use in my new Holga. This… read more Camera Review – Zenza Bronica ETRS