Okay, I will be honest … I have never got on with ISO 3200 film. I have tried and tried, but it just ends up going horribly wrong every time. It doesn’t matter about the camera, I have just never got good results from it. So, when a roll of Kodak T-Max P3200 showed up […]Read More Smena 35 with Kodak T-Max P3200
Here we have one of the later camera’s from the Soviet line of Smenas, which all had the T-43 lens. It’s a zone focus camera with shutter speeds from bulb to 1/250 and adjustable apertures from 4 to 16. The body is plastic but once loaded it feels comfortable in the hand, like a good […]Read More Smena 35 with Street Candy Mountain 100
So I’ve had the La Sardina for a while, it’s The Guvnor special edition if I remember rightly. As with most Lomography cameras it is pretty much plastic throughout. Even loaded with film this doesn’t feel weighty in the hand and it fits in a coat pocket easily enough. it has two focus settings and […]Read More Lomography La Sardina with Rollei RPX400
The Vecco VC-20 is a camera you build from a kit, which came free with a film box from Analogue Wonderland. Apart from a couple of springs it is entirely plastic, including the lens. According to one site I saw online it takes 10 minutes to assemble and a ten year-old can do it. That […]Read More Kamera Baukasten (Vecco VC-20) with Agfa Vista 200
Ok, I know I’ve already posted about this camera but I left it with an uncertainty about whether I like it or not. I think the main issue is that I was judging the images the same way I do the ones from my Nikon DSLR. I was looking for precise focus, controlled depth of […]Read More The Holga Digital, Part 2 . . . or accept things for what they are.