Shooting film with the Nikkormat FT2 was fun – and certainly a test of strength.
With a solid thunk when the shutter fires, and it’s weight, you can be confident that the Zenit ET is built like a tank.
The accidental Olympus Trip 35 I cannot believe that it is 8 months since I accidentally bought my “newest” old Olympus Trip 35 in Christchurch, and I have only just completed running a roll of 36 exposure film through it. If it was a digital camera I would have shot off 36 exposures in about the same number of minutes – seconds even!
Mixing an Olympus Trip 35 with a roll of Lomography 800ASA film – see the results here.
It’s not uncommon for shutters to stick on older Canon film SLRs. Here’s how I brought my old Canon EOS1000 from the dead.
Batteries not included One of the greatest things I like about the Olympus Trip 35 is that it comes “batteries not included” – because it needs none. The camera’s basic, but mostly accurate, exposure system is effectively solar powered – so don’t ask me how it works at night! (Kidding…) The first Olympus Trip 35 I purchased on trademe cost $50.00 including courier to get it to my door – and it needed a little...