Decisive Moment? We don’t need no stinking decisive moments! (A Minolta Freedom Action Zoom 90 review)

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.

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a full tank

Caroline’s gas light came on about halfway home today, and so I stopped and filled up before heading home. As I left the gas station and zeroed out the tripometer, I saw the full gas gauge and felt such a sense of possibility: just think of all the places I could go on this fresh tank! What wonders await?

It’s a somewhat smaller, less consequential, but relevantly similar feeling to what the New Year used to bring, and quite similar to loading a fresh roll of film, or shooting with a new camera. Alhamdulillah for these new beginnings, these new openings, fresh starts. Continue reading “a full tank”