Kodak Etralite 10 – week 51 results

The Ektralite 10 is a nice snapshot camera. Kodak really hit the mark with this one. It’s not very special, but for quick and easy photos of the family, it just works. The 110 format produces a smaller, grainier image than I prefer, but this camera did a decent job with the conditions it wasContinue reading “Kodak Etralite 10 – week 51 results”

52 Cameras – Week 19 – Minolta 110 Zoom SLR

I have an oddity this week, a Single Lens Reflex camera using 110 cartridge subminiature film. The Minolta 110 Zoom SLR (Mark I) was introduced in 1976. It is an odd-looking little pancake of a camera with a 25-50mm f4.5 zoom lens. Focus is manual with a micro prism finder spot. Exposure is aperture priorityContinue reading “52 Cameras – Week 19 – Minolta 110 Zoom SLR”

52 Cameras – Week 15 results – Minolta 16MG

More light leaks!!! These particular leaks I understand. My 16MG has a hole in its back. It’s the size and shape of a “red window” hole, but this camera isn’t suposed to have one. I’m not sure why it is there. I’ve covered it with tape, but my first attempt was not fully light resistant.Continue reading “52 Cameras – Week 15 results – Minolta 16MG”

Week 11 – Olympus Pen EES-2

For this week's camera, we swing the pendulum from medium format to sub-miniature. The Olympus Pen EES-2 is a half-frame camera from 1968-1971. It uses regular 35mm film, but it produces a 24x18mm image instead of the usual 24×36. This makes it a great camera for traveling, as you can fit up to 72 imagesContinue reading “Week 11 – Olympus Pen EES-2”