Ansco Readyflash – Week 58 results

  There’s not a lot to say about the Readyflash.It’s a plain box camera which does what it advertises. I’m very happy with the results. They show a nice focus in the center which falls off to the outside edges of the image.  There is some vignetting at the corners, which I expected with aContinue reading “Ansco Readyflash – Week 58 results”

52 Cameras – Week 4 – Preliminary Results – Anscoflex II

The Anscoflex was an interesting experience for me. I've never worked with a bulb flash before. Initially the flash was not working. I cleaned the contacts and replaced the batteries to no avail. The next step was to disassemble the camera and clean the internal contacts. Upon reassembly I learned a valuable lesson: DON'T LEAVEContinue reading “52 Cameras – Week 4 – Preliminary Results – Anscoflex II”

52 Cameras – Week 4 – Ansco Anscoflex II

George has been pressed into service on his first day on the job. He has his shot all lined up and is ready to fire the shutter. The original photos for this post were lost in a small digital crash, something which will never happen to film. The Anscoflex II was introduced around 1954. ItContinue reading “52 Cameras – Week 4 – Ansco Anscoflex II”