Kodak Vigilant Six-20 Junior – week 31 results

The Six-20 is a relatively easy camera to shoot. The lens is fixed focus; there is only one effective shutter speed. The only variable is aperture. The tiny waist level finder is all but useless, however. The sport finder is slightly better but is still only vaguely accurate. I find folders simply fun to use.… Continue reading Kodak Vigilant Six-20 Junior – week 31 results

Week 31 – Kodak Vigilant Junior Six-20

   Produced between 1940 and 1948, the Vigilant Junior Six-20 is a folding camera for 620 roll film. It takes 8 6x9cm exposures per roll. The lens is a fixed focus Kodet with apertures from f12.5 to f32. The simple shutter has three 'speeds': Time, Bulb, and Instant. Framing is via a folding sport finder… Continue reading Week 31 – Kodak Vigilant Junior Six-20

Week 28 – Lomography Action Sampler

  The Action Sampler is a small plastic 35mm camera with 4 lenses. Each press of the shutter release triggers a clockwork arrangement which exposes each lens sequentially over 1-2 seconds. The resulting image consists of four panels on one negative. Earlier this year Tony Kemplen (pho-Tony) did some interesting work (separate links) with one… Continue reading Week 28 – Lomography Action Sampler