When I decided to relaunch the Poundland Camera Challenge, I was pleasantly surprised when 2 Voigtländer turned including this quite stylish but basic viewfinder. But sadly this wasn’t going to be a camera that even got to the test bed. The lens was Fungus centralContinue reading Voigtländer Vitoret – 99p for Fungus
I’ve been running the reading room for over 6 months but I’ve decided to bring it to a close for several reasons so welcome to the Analogue week which my little update of what I’ve been up to with film gear and what else I’ve come across. Expect some sneak peaks for future posts, some ramblings and some good reads.Continue reading The Analogue Week – 1 – It’s Cold up north !
In 2015 I set out to buy cameras for a quid or less. 20 cameras later I’d amassed some brilliant finds amongst the junk. But 4 years later what does 1 quid buy you. Turns out quite a lotContinue reading The Return Of The Poundland CHALLENGE 2019
I’d effectively stopped looking for Poundland cameras (any that I could buy a quid or less) some time ago but this camera body came up as a you might like too when browsing eBay.
So welcome to Our 20th Poundland Camera and the last for 2015 – a Nikon F55 SLR body. Continue reading Poundland Camera Challenge Xmas Special – The 99p Nikon SLR
And finally we get to a true British camera the Conway Popular. Made from around 1931 it was produced until the 1950’s but despite some innovations this box camera was actually less flexible than the Kodak Brownie No 2. It is however the oldest camera for a quid or less I own
This lump of plastic arrived in 2 of the Poundland job lots. It’s providence is unknown but eBay seems awash with them. However there is a reason – they’re Rubbish.
Another plastic-tastic number from Haking arrived in one of the Job lots for a quid.
But did the lump of plastic live up to Haking’s ability to make not bad cheap shooters ?
A few weeks back I published a quick review on this fixed focus shooter from the might Olympus, but how is it faring as time goes on ?
Earlier this year I set out on a challenge to buy cameras for a pound or less (minus postage) from either eBay, Car boots or Charity shops. But how has it worked out and what have been the highs and the lows as I draw together the last few cameras.
The Olympus Supertrip sounds pretty ominous. Olympus continued to use the mighty Trip name on a range of P&S camera after the last Trip 35 rolled of the line and they often derided as being poor seconds. So can this fixed focus 35mm flash compact up to its super moniker ?