Tag: medium format
The Yashica-D was my first twin-lens reflex camera. I had lusted after TLRs for many years, but I always rebuffed them for their high prices. The Rolleicords and Rolleiflexes are the most respected members of the genre and go for big bucks on the used market. Lots of companies made TLRs in the Rollei idiom,…
Ansco Viking Readyset
A review of the 1952-59 Ansco Viking Readyset, a folding camera for 120 film. It’s a fun, easy-to-use folder with a simple but decent lens.
Recent acquisition: Kodak Jiffy Six-20, Series II
A quick look at a new-to-me old camera.
Where can you still get film developed?
My annual list of recommended film labs in the United States.
Sears Tower Flash 120
A review of the circa 1950 Sears Tower Flash 120, a box camera. It’s better than you’d expect.
Ansco Standard Speedex
A review of the 1950 Ansco Standard Speedex, a folding camera for 120 film. It’s fairly basic, but its lens delivers the goods.
Kodak Monitor Six-20
A review of Kodak’s Monitor Anastigmat Special, a 1940s folding camera for 620 film. When it works right, it’s a joy.
Kodak No. 2 Hawk-eye, Model C, 50th Anniversary of Kodak edition
A review of the 50th Anniversary of Kodak edition of the Kodak No. 2 Hawk-Eye, Model C. It’s a box camera with one unusual and limiting feature.
Kodak No. 2 Hawk-Eye, Model C
A review of the Kodak No. 2 Hawk-Eye, Model C. It’s an old box with only a portrait viewfinder. Weird. But old boxes are fun and this is no exception.
Greater success developing black-and-white film at home
Another try at home developing. I think I might almost have this down.
Argus Argoflex Forty
A review of this 1950-54 box camera with TLR aspirations. With a coated Anastigmat lens, it performs surprisingly well.
single frame: Old house