Tag: Ansco

  • 1950s TV commercials for Ansco cameras and films

    Remembering camera and film company Ansco through some 1950s commercials for its products.

  • Vintage TV: 1950s commercials for Ansco cameras and films

    Do you remember Ansco cameras and films? For many decades, Ansco was second only to Kodak in the United States. Headquartered in Binghamton, New York, the company’s history stretched back to 1841. But its peak years were probably the 1950s, when it routinely manufactured two million cameras a year. Ansco manufactured simple cameras that anyone could operate, like…

  • Photos from old cameras

    I found some photos I took with a few of the old cameras I had and thought I’d share a few of them. Here’s a photo of my bike and my old friend Brian’s bike, taken in 1981 or 1982 with my Kodak Duaflex II, a fixed-focus twin-lens-reflex camera, in the driveway of the home…