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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,…

смена сймбол

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, and unfortunately in parts now in my office….

Mini-me, 2017 (With my Red Canon 7)

Why is Film Still Alive ?

Today I read a rather sad op/ed piece about the soon-to-be new Yashica Y35. It’s a throwback to the Yashica Electro 35. I have an old Yashica Electro…

Dark Skies over Downtown Memphis

Removing Clutter and Refocusing on Photography

  As you might know, I started collecting cameras a few years ago, and I’ve been sinking money into this new hobby ever since. It’s gotten to the…

Cheap Cameras for Beginners - KSX Super

5 Reasonably Priced Film Cameras for Beginners

I see these “Best Cameras for Beginners” posts all the time, but the more I read them, the less they seem grounded in reality. I really think it…