Lomography has announced the upcoming release of the first new film emulsion in 5 years! Lomography Lomochrome Metropolis promises muted colors and high contrast and the film world is buzzing about it. Now is your chance to help Lomography make this a reality and get some sweet deals in the process so click here to go to Kickstarter … Continue reading Lomography Lomochrome Metropolis, new film emulsion announced
I've been shooting quite a bit lately with my Rollei A110 but needed a compact film camera with a flash for a night time community block party and realized this would be a great opportunity to once again shoot with my Minolta Autopak 470. I put some button cells in the camera, a battery in … Continue reading Minolta Autopak 470 Part 2, Finally Some Photos
So, I got the prints back and I am mostly happy with them. Let's start off with the bad, though. First, nine prints were absent, totally blank negatives. I am not sure if this is an issue with the camera wherein the shutter did not fire or a problem with this roll of film or … Continue reading Minolta Autopak 470 (Part 1.5, should be the Photos)
I was impressed with the results, this film has great color rendition and fine grain.
I've been lazy with my blog, I admit it, but this time of year is so very busy for me that any break from work I get, I either do house and yard work or rest. I have two rolls of developed 35 mm film sitting in the dining room ready to scan and haven't … Continue reading Lazy
Yesterday it came In the mail, my fist Rollei I am so happy
I wanted this camera, so I turned where anyone would when Craigslist lets you down, eBay, where for $5 plus shipping ($9 and something total), I bought a slightly used Minolta 470 and Pocket Flash 110.
I was browsing the shelves of a thrift store I frequent here in Birmingham, Al when I came across a Yashica Electro 35 GSN in great shape for $20 so, needless to say, I bought it. I took my new camera home and changed the light seals, glued the red light meter lens back … Continue reading The 110 guy reviews the Yashica Electro 35 GSN
I got a blank roll of film and an apology.
Gen X-ers may remember the ads Michael Landon did for Kodak's Pocket Instant Cameras in the late 70's in which he said the Kodak Tele-Instamatic was like having 2 cameras in one, and in the heyday of fixed lens compact cameras, he wasn't far off base. The Tele-Instamatic 608 is a 110 format camera … Continue reading It’s like 2 cameras in one! The Kodak Tele-Instamatic 608 Reviewed