This is probably the weirdest camera I own. I wasn’t too sure if I if I should provide a breath sample with it or take photos. Welcome to the Minolta Zoom 110 SLR. Not only is it one of the weirdest looking in the world. But it’s also a fully functioning SLR that takes 110 film and arguably if not a bridge camera then sets the path for them.Continue reading Over The Limit, Sir ? – Minolta zoom 110 SLR 1 Roll review
Happy New Year. The festive season hasn’t stopped the excellent posts out there. There’s tons to recommend this week. I’m steering clear of the annual review ones (Emulsive (numerous), Kosmo Foto and Casual Photophile ones are worth a peak) . Partly ‘cos I’m doing the same myself but also because there tons of worthy posts.Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 22: 28TH DEC-3RD JAN 2019)
As the last of New Year’s bubbly goes flay and the last mince pie is being scoffed, it’s my annual look back at what has happened in the last 12 months in the world of Analogue film. But as its been a busy year, I’m breaking things into 2 two parts. This look back and a later post on the awards of the year.Continue reading 2018 IN FILM – Part One – What Happened
Ever fancied owning a working giant version of the instagram camera logo ? Here’s the camera to meet your needs.
This massive instax square camera arrived thanks to Santa. But how does it measure up and is it a match for its rivals ?Continue reading Square The Six – A Two pack review of the Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6
In the first part of this series we’ve seen the much maligned Yashica Y35 actually prove it’s much better than proper toy cameras and even an awful £11 ‘new’ cam from eBay. But how does it fair against some genuine entry level digital cameras.Continue reading Is The Yashica Y35 Really That Awful ? Part 2/2
So with Christmas less than a week away, time for some literally out of this world photos and other worldy camera reviews. Also some tips on shooting instant, changes in Kodak backing paper and build your own Leica !.
Merry Christmas !Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 21: 14TH-20TH DEC)
Since last week there’s been a lot of stuff out their that’s worth a glance. Here are 7 of the more interesting blog and news post covering cameras, film and a few hacks you might needContinue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 20: 7TH-13TH DEC)
3 packs of instax square and some rather good crisp days later I’ve got a grasp of Diana Instant. But does it live up to the Hype as being the lomographer’s instant camera. And does it stay true to the Diana concept & style ?Continue reading Squaring the lomo – the lomography diana instant square review
I find myself weirdly reviewing genuinely brand new analogue film camera. It’s also an instant one (a first here !). Lomography’s latest Diana series camera arrived yesterday. Whilst I haven’t been able to test it fully, I’m starting to get a feel for this Kickstarter shooter.
Apols for slight delay ! This week we jump in to cameras you’ve heard of and one you haven’t. We get a bit of colour from both seaside and long departed street shooter. Plus fancy a pineapple cam ? Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 17: 16TH-22ND NOV )