Tag Archives: 35mm

35mm is the most widely available camera film type in the 21st century and is also used to describe cameras by the film they take

A wee half to go – The Ilford Ilfocolor Rapid Half-Frame disposable

In 2023, lo-fi analogue cameras were pretty much everywhere offering a disposable like experience but in a reusable more ECO package. But Ilford Imaging launched 2 disposables in the last 2 years. And the latest one of those was a half frame. Welcome to the Ilford Ilfocolor Rapid Half Frame.

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Dead Hand Cameras

5 cameras you’d need to prise out of my cold dead hands

What film cameras could you not be parted from. It’s a question myself and some other film bloggers have asked ourselves recently. So here’s my list of five cameras you’d need to prise out of my lifeless hands. And there’s a few surprises in here with everything from technical production, to simplicity to in production today cameras.

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SLR for a Quid in 2024 ? – Canon EOS 500N (Rebel G/New Kiss)

I commented on Flickr as important as it for Leica to continue to launch cameras like the M6 reboot, it was hardly gonna attract the kids. That’s especially true when you can still by a decent AF SLR for the price of a takeaway pizza. Some said I was wrong those days are gone. But I stand by that comment. But even I surprised myself with the EOS 500N. A SLR for a quid in 2023 and they still sell for as little as 99p despite being rather good.

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The Lomo Half Frame you never heard of – Unboxing the Lomography Lomourette

“That looks a Diana mini” you might be tempted to say. And you’re right. Lomography’s latest camera is a tweaked Diana Mini shooting half frame images. But you’d struggle to know the Lomourette existed. And why the name change? Let’s open up the box and explore.

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Camp Snap v Flashback ONE35 – The lo-fi digital shoot out

Lets be honest I wasn’t impressed by the flashback ONE35 when it arrived. Much of my frustration related to the app and server stuff which for some reason seemed to have been rushed last minute. These are working better and I decided to give it a second chance but head to head with it’s key lo-fi digital rival, the Camp Snap, as well as a lo-fi film alternative.

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One Roll in One Piece – Escura Snaps 35 Half

The Escura Snaps 35 Half is Escura’s half frame modified version of their Dubblefilm Show clone the Escura Snaps 35 camera. Mine arrived from Hong Kong decorated with Chibi of One Piece. That’s the manga series that has recently been launched as alive action series on Netflix. Whilst other designs are available are they all Pirates ahoy or sunk at sea ?

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