Ha! That makes this thing sound medieval or something, right?
Well, it's not quite that old, but it is old. In fact, I doubt most people under 40 would even know what type of camera this is. So let me fill you in... This is a Bell & Howell One-Nine 8mm film movie camera, with a maximum aperture of f/1.9! It was manufactured in 1958 and originally sold for about $60. You can now find them in antique shops (that's where I packed this one up), and places such as eBay. You might even be able to pick one up at your local camera shop, if they offer used gear.
I love the look and feel of vintage cameras, so when I find one for a good price, I'll likely pick it up. I don't generally use them, as finding film and then a developer may be more trouble than it's worth. I just like to collect them. But wouldn't it be cool to shoot with it?
So yeah, my project photo this week is once again at home, but I'm hoping next week will bring me a change of scenery, and some nature outings, from which I can produce something new and exciting for this project.
Until then, make sure you are following me on Instagram and Twitter and remember to be kind, be loving, be better, & stay safe!
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