I have had a busy summer and fall catching up Retro Snapper and gathering cameras and accessories for the shop. I traveled out of state for two fantastic camera collections and will be listing these great finds on my shop in the coming weeks. I also met a great gentleman that was selling equipment from a... Continue Reading →
So.... I'm sure someone has asked you this question, especially if you have been shooting for a while: what is your favorite camera?
So you are sitting there thinking of all the things you could be photographing. Maybe you are thumbing your way through photos on Pinterest or Instagram
Break out your film gear. Here are 10 reasons to shoot with a film camera in 2017:
Memorial Day is a special day for many of us. We all know a loved one that served in the military, we may also know someone that didn't make it back.
I participated Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day, using a camera I built in November of 1997. Yes, that was a long time ago, and it was one of my first pinhole cameras ever built. It is a wooden pinhole camera with a "pop can" pinhole, made from strips of wood purchased at the local lumber store, cut and glued together.
I had a chance to take some photos with one of the most popular cameras from the 1950's and 60's : The Kodak Brownie Hawkeye.
In part one, I talked about some general tips on what to do in order to develop black and white film at home. I didn't go into the step by step basics of how to do it, there are plenty of books and online guides. I just gave you the push and confidence to develop film at home.
There are a lot of new folks discovering analog/film based photography. It isn't that difficult to develop film at home. In fact, all you need are a few pieces of equipment and you are up and running in no time.
Wow, it is 2017! The year has flown by that is for sure. A fantastic time to look back on my first year selling cameras at RetroSnapperShop on Etsy. It was a great year, I could not be happier! Sales were better than expected, and I was very pleased with how things finished up. Thank... Continue Reading →
I find cameras in different places, and some are in better shape than others. This Conley Kwepie No. 2A Box camera was in pretty good shape but after 96 years or so on the planet it needed a little TLC.