Tag: 126 film

  • Remembering the Perma Matic 618

    Looking at a fairly rare camera for 126 film cartridges: the Perma Matic 618.

  • Imperial Magimatic X50

    My review of the Imperial Magimatic X50, an inexpensive camera for 126 film.

  • Review: Wolverine Super F2D – A good-enough tool for digitizing your film snapshot negatives

    Most of us beyond a certain age photographed years of family moments and vacations using simple point-and-shoot film cameras. We stored the prints and negatives in albums or boxes. But when was the last time you looked at them? We all shoot digital now. We look at our photos on screens and store them on phones, SD cards, […]

  • Kodak Instamatic 104 and Kodak Hawkeye Instamatic

    If the world’s casual photographers had a mantra, it would be, “Don’t make me think!” Kodak built a business on being happy to oblige. But by the early 1960s one pesky barrier still remained: loading film. Even the simplest camera required carefully threading roll film in dim light. What a hassle! Kodak solved that problem […]

  • Argus Instant Load 270

    Sometimes I troll eBay’s vintage cameras category looking for bargains. I sort by Ending Soonest and see what’s available. My rule of thumb is that if a camera is interesting to me and my bid, if successful, would deliver it to me for under $20 shipped, I’ll give it a whirl. That’s how I came […]

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