Stellar

Stellar

The setting: A garage sale in my home town in Michigan. In the back of the nifty old wooden dusty-musty garage was this beauty. No price tag. I brought it up front to the old guy sitting in his chair in the shade. “What do you want for this?” He pondered...
Reader’s Digest

Reader’s Digest

Marcy’s Reader’s Digest Camera Review:     I’ve been using my cameras way more than writing about them. I decided it was time to break this block using a true classic. Not a Diana. Looking back, I didn’t really have many good things to say...
Arrow

Arrow

The Arrow is one of Diana’s many sisters. Her aim is a bit off, as the area of focus is somewhat ring-shaped and circles around the central spot on the frame. I’ve put a few rolls through her and they seem to glide through without a problem. There are...
Reliance Camera

Reliance Camera

Clevenger’s Junk Store (actually I think they used the word “Antiques”) in Aberdeen used to be the kind of junk store where you could buy cheap tools, Army surplus, a case of those frogs that “rivit” when you walk by, used file cabinets,...
Diana and her sisters

Diana and her sisters

There was a day, long ago, when the Diana camera was going for $100 and better on eBay. Those boom times have passed and you can now pick up a Diana – or one of her many sisters, for a song. “The Diana, it’s okay, but a little too complicated in...