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by bill339
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Encore: Hollywood Camera
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Views: 109

Encore: Hollywood Camera

The Encore Camera Company introduced the Hollywood cardboard camera in the 1950s. It is a disposable camera with a press type viewfinder with a metal tongue that has a ¼” hole in it for your eye and a metal wire frame for the front of the camera. You press both parts of the viewfinder into the box c...
by bill339
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Kodak Eastman: Startech
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Views: 118

Kodak Eastman: Startech

The Startech is a specialized version of the Brownie Starflash supplied with two close-up lenses, red marked 4-8 inches and green marked 10-16 inches, as are the aperture settings on the camera. They used the Starflash body and just plugged the external fash ports. The left-hand side of the body sho...
by bill339
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Sears Roebuck: Tower 10 A
Replies: 0
Views: 114

Sears Roebuck: Tower 10 A

The Tower 10A was manufactured in Japan by the Mamiya camera company and labeled with the Sears Tower line of cameras and gear. The camera was introduced in 1960 and sold originally for about $54.50 and $7.95 for a leather case. The camera has a twin image coupled rangefinder and can focus from 3.5 ...
by bill339
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Kodak Eastman: Brownie StarFlash
Replies: 0
Views: 126

Kodak Eastman: Brownie StarFlash

This camera has a molded plastic body, optical direct vision finder, and a built-in flash with reflector for cap less M2, M5, or M25 flashbulbs. The flash is powered by two AA batteries located behind the reflector and you need a common head screwdriver to access them. The camera was introduced in M...
by bill339
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Kodak Eastman: Brownie Reflex Synchro
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Kodak Eastman: Brownie Reflex Synchro

The Brownie Reflex Synchro Model is a box type roll film camera. It was introduced in May 1940 in the United States and in 1946 in the United Kingdom. The camera had a long run in the US and was discontinued after 12 years in May 1952. It had 14 year run in the UK and was discontinued in the UK Koda...
by bill339
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Samsung: ECX1 (Kenox FX-4)
Replies: 0
Views: 135

Samsung: ECX1 (Kenox FX-4)

The Samsung ECX 1 is a 35mm autofocus point and shoot camera. It was also released with the Samsung's Kenox branding as the Kenox FX-4. It features a 38 to 140mm zoom lens at f/3.8 to f/10.5 with 11 elements in 9 groups. When zooming the large LCD displays the focal length from 38 to 140mm. The view...
by bill339
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Polaroid: Impulse AF
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Polaroid: Impulse AF

Designed for Polaroid's 600-series integral film in 1988, the Impulse models are similar in body design to the “OneStep +”, “OneStep 2” or “Pronto!”, models released that feature a non-folding plastic body, a single-element plastic lens with a fixed aperture (116mm, f9), and fixed focus. The basic I...
by bill339
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Olympus: Olympus iS-3000 (iS-3 / L-3000)
Replies: 0
Views: 125

Olympus: Olympus iS-3000 (iS-3 / L-3000)

For photographers in 1992 who want to be able to choose between creative control and automatic ease, the IS-30 DLX 35mm camera incorporates technological innovations that give you the best of both worlds. With an ultra-sharp 35-180mm zoom lens and a powerful new twin flash system, the IS-3 DLX gives...
by bill339
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Minolta: Minolta X-9
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Minolta: Minolta X-9

The Minolta X-9 SLR film camera, with its auto-exposure function, allows you to shoot photos under varying light settings. Furthermore, the viewfinder of this Minolta film camera lets you frame your shots effortlessly. What’s more, with shutter speeds of 1/1000 to 4 seconds in the auto-exposure mode...
by bill339
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Minolta: Minolta X-700
Replies: 0
Views: 229

Minolta: Minolta X-700

This is Minolta's best mass market manual focus camera, ever. A testament to its lasting and great design, it was introduced in early 1981 and was in continuous production until the beginning of 2001. It uses all of the Minolta manual focus lenses made since the 1960s, although you'll have better lu...

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