In the mean time, their second Kickstart appeared: the PinBox, a $20 heavyweight paper/thick cardboard medium format 6×6 pinhole camera, and, well, why not? Continue reading “Enter the PinBox”
Back in 2010, Lomography bought a jumbo roll color stock from a mysterious Italian film manufacturer, then stuck the film into cold storage in the Czech Republic for 7 years before slicing it up and releasing Lomography Color Negative F²/400 in 35mm back in 2017.
Well, earlier this year, they sent me an invitation to preorder some in 120, and I jumped on it. Continue reading “Lomography Color Negative F²/400 in 120 – two rolls/two cameras”
This Kodak Brownie Reflex Synchro came to me in a basket full of Brownies, courtesy of a generous coworker. Actually, this Brownie Reflex Synchro came in two parts, or, rather, it took two Brownie Reflex Synchros from that basket to make one functional one, but it was easy to work on. In fact, I did all the repairs/exchanges with a small Swiss Army knife with the slot screwdriver bit on it… Continue reading “Enter the Kodak Brownie Reflex Synchro”
The Sears 35|RF (not to be confused with the Sears 35rf) is a black only, Sears-branded clone of the Ricoh 500 G. This is the camera that started it all, it being the superlative 40mm f/2.8 Rikenon. Continue reading “1970s Ricoh Compacts, part 4: the Sears 35|RF”
Dear God, stop me before I buy another 90s point and shoot.
Sure, I know many people find excellent, amazing, unbelievably stupendous cameras for half of nothing at various thrift stores, but I don’t,* and the Minolta Freedom Action Zoom 90 (aka the Freedom Zoom Traveler, Riva Zoom 90, and Freedom Zoom 90) is no Nikon One Touch 100.