Tag: Argus C3

  • Updated review: Argus C3

    Updated: my review of the Argus C3, a brick of a 35mm camera.

  • Argus C3

    A quick review of the stalwart Argus C3, a 35mm camera made for more than a quarter century.

  • On regret and doing your best

    I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better. – Maya Angelou Sugar was the best dog I ever had. She was smart and gentle and loyal and happy. I had noticed that she had been lethargic for a few days, but I wrote it off. She…

  • Argus Match-matic C3

    Yes, it’s the Harry Potter camera. More precisely, the Argus Match-matic C3 is the camera that Colin Creevey used to take photos of Hogwarts so he could show them to his father. It appeared in the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, making it the most well-known Argus camera ever. In reality, the Argus Match-matic…

  • Argus C3 photos

    A few quick photos from my Argus C3.

  • A quick look at an Argus C3

    A quick look at an Argus C3.

  • Argus C3 Match-Matic

    It’s been months since I bought an old camera. I’ve been looking at Argus C3s on eBay for months, looking for the right one. Argus cranked out millions of C3s from 1939 to 1966, and this rugged and relatively inexpensive camera is credited with almost single-handedly popularizing the 35mm film format in the United States.…