General Thoughts, discussion, origin, history What’s So Special? What’s special about this particular item Pros one two Cons one two Specifications Manufacturer: Country of Origin: Made in: Introduced: Camera Type: Lens Mount: Format: Battery: Dimensions (cm): Weight: Serial: Accessories Eyecup: Strap: Extended Grip: Suggested Flashes: Other: Manual Butkus Additional Resources Canon Camera Museum Wikipedia MIR […]
6 new cameras for the collection this weekend… on a $17 total expenditure. First up… and I’m quite excited by this one: a 1978 Agfa Optima 1035 in fantastic condition. For $4 it was my most expensive purchase of the day. It takes 3x 625 mercury batteries (no longer available), which normally would be an […]
I’ve started a series of 12″x18″ mini-posters based on some of the cameras in my collection. Prices start at $19 for 12″x18″ glossy prints, up through $99 for 12″x18″ metal prints. I’m considering other sizes/cameras/designs – feel free to leave comments with any suggestions! Check out the options online here: http://bit.ly/cameraposters
An interesting attempt to compare film to digital in an apples to apples manner. As someone who shoots both film and digital, the argument rings strange for me. They are inherently different processes, and each tool yields different processes and different results. It’s rarely been my goal to have my digital files mimic the look […]
Wow, a little tough love with regard to the fundamentals. Good stuff. Practice, learn the exposure triangle, etc. Too bad he doesn’t give a nod to film; its almost like it doesn’t exist in his world. Still, some very good points made here.
There are countless articles online covering how to do these conversions. Most of Kodak’s older cameras fall into one of the following categories: 116/616, 122 These are larger reels, so some form of adapter/spacer is needed. This guy uses home made adapters constructed of dry wall anchors and cut up 120 reels. Its not necessary […]