Olympus Trip 35 Olympus Trip 35

Olympus Trip 35 The Olympus Trip 35 was extremely popular back in the 1970s and 1980s. According to the Olympus camera website, the Olympus Trip first went on sale in 1968. Over the next two decades, Olympus produced and sold over 10 million of these little zone focus film cameras. Those made prior to 1978 had…

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I now have more time to write camera reviews, and travel around New Zealand taking pictures, and expanding our New Zealand photo galleries. I also intend to purchase more old cameras and film to try out and write about. This site is expensive to run. Although Premium Business Hosting is fast, reliable, and secure, it…

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Wellington airport giant Gollum from Lord Of The Rings installed in the restaurant area by Weta - Lord of the Rings directed by Peter Jackson Wellington airport giant Gollum from Lord Of The Rings installed in the restaurant area by Weta - Lord of the Rings directed by Peter Jackson

A Quick Look at Wellington City through the Camera Lens Wellington City is one of the few places in New Zealand where you can live very comfortably without the need for a car. The other is central Auckland. Everything you could need like shops, banks, public transport, entertainment, theatres, museums like Te Papa, restaurants cafes,…

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Ricoh XR-1s featured image. Ricoh XR-1s featured image.

Ricoh XR-1s manual exposure The Ricoh XR-1s is a manual-exposure-only 35mm film SLR. Though nothing fancy it has depth-of-field preview, self-timer, black paint, battery check, and a switch that turns the meter off, and locks the shutter, when the wind-on lever is returned to its normal position. Shutter flash x-sync is at 1/125 second flash sync…

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