Tag: Kodak Brownie Starmatic
Very expired Kodacolor-X on 127 Day
Photos on very expired Kodacolor-X film from last 127 Day.
Happy 127 Day, and photos from last 127 Day
Last 127 Day I shot expired Verichrome Pan in my Kodak Brownie Starmatic. At last, the results.
It’s 127 Day
Because it’s December 7th, 12/7, it’s 127 Day. That’s a day to get out our cameras for 127 film and use them! Today I’ve put that roll of film above (expired 12/1981) into the camera below. I’ll take a photo walk with it today and shoot the whole roll. It’s cold here, about freezing, and…
In praise of square photographs
Given that most photos are rectangles these days, square photos seem weird. But successful square photography is all about composing for the frame you have.
Operation Thin the Herd: Kodak Brownie Starmatic
I do love my Kodak Brownie Starmatic, the one 127-film camera I’m going to keep in my collection.
single frame: Collapsed
Fire station 32 Kodak Brownie Starmatic, Kodak Portra 160 2012
The Kodak Brownie Starmatic and Efke 100
I got such beautifully colorful results when I shot with my Kodak Brownie Starmatic that I knew I’d want to try a roll of black-and-white film in it. At the time, Croatian film producer Efke still made a black-and-white stock in size 127, the last one in the world. I ordered two rolls. And then their equipment…
Shooting my Kodak Brownie Starmatic
I normally spend every spare summer Saturday exploring the old roads, but it’s been too stinking hot! So I’ve been taking pictures with my old cameras instead. I was feeling nostalgic about 127 film after I found the negatives from my first photgraphs, which I took with a Kodak Brownie Starmite II. That camera was part of…
Kodak Brownie Starmatic
It was the pinnacle of Kodak’s durable, if not quite venerable, Brownie line – a Brownie with a built-in selenium light meter for automatic exposure control. The meter fed a simple mechanical system that adjusted the aperture. The aperture maxed at f/8, the limit of its plastic Kodar lens, and the shutter fired at only one…