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Instamatic X-30

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 instant gratification, but that doesn’t mean that the…

Lomo LC-A in Color - Dixon Gardens

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 film through it. For this series I used…

LOMO LC-A

LOMO LC-A – Sovietly Unpredictable

I waited for a few years for this camera. In 2015 when I started getting excited about Lomography, the LOMO LC-A was hovering around US $90-$150. Figure in…

Nikon F

Camera Review – Nikon F

A couple of years ago a good friend called me up and told me to remind him next time I see him and he’d have a gift for…

A Lunch at the Memphis Zoo

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

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 free cameras, so I graciously accepted. Honestly, a…

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 with it’s brethren like the Kodak Auto 35…

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…

Happy Accidents

Every now and then I get a senior moment and rewind a roll of film before it’s used up. I usually only do this a few shots in,…