Tag: Agfa Vista 200

  • Operation Thin the Herd: Olympus Trip 35

    I took my Olympus Trip 35 on a couple suburban photo walks.

  • single frame: Old 334


  • single frame: Lafayette Theater


  • Hot dogs on Holmes Street

    You might not think free hot dogs are a good way to meet your neighbors, but they worked fine for us at West Park Christian Church on Indianapolis’s Near Westside. Our church is in the Hawthorne neighborhood, just steps off old US 40 and the National Road. Its houses were built in the first couple…

  • Nikon Nikkormat EL

    Why didn’t Nikon just call its non-pro line of cameras Nikons from the start? As they eventually learned, everyday people would pay for the cachet of the Nikon name. Yet Nikon insisted on calling its lesser SLRs Nikkormats (or Nikomats in Japan) in the 1960s and much of the 1970s. Those Nikkormats became more and…

  • Pentax H3

    A few years ago, my brother bought me a book published in the early 1960s about photography with Pentax SLRs. Ever since, I’ve wanted a Pentax from the same era to display with it. It took me a while, but I finally found one: this Pentax H3. I got this H3 for about 30 bucks…

  • Canon AE-1 Program

    I’ve owned two Canon AE-1 Programs over the years, one I bought for just $30 and another that was given to me. I’d been on the hunt for its predecessor, the Canon AE-1, but never found one at a price I was willing to pay. The 1976 AE-1 was the first SLR to be controlled…

  • Olympus XA

    A review of the brilliant Olympus XA, a tiny rangefinder camera for 35mm film.

  • Olympus Trip 35

    The Olympus Trip 35 is very good for what it was made for: easy, good-quality photographs while you’re out and about.

  • Canon Canonet QL17 G-III

    The Canon Canonet QL17 G-III is a lovely camera with a fine lens. I review it here.