Foto-Flex TLR Camera

Foto-Flex TLR Camera

Marcy’s Foto-Flex Camera Review: Manufactured by Hadds Manufacturing in Chicago, the Foto-Flex has to be the ugliest camera I’ve ever seen. The Foto-Flex takes twelve square images on 127 film. It was in a box of cameras that I bought at an auction. Its made of...
Polaroid I-Zone

Polaroid I-Zone

Polaroid – ever the innovator – had a great idea! Then, they came out with this really weird camera instead. The I-Zone. In 1999 you could buy these cameras, and special film, brand new. I think I remember that the little I-zone film packets had 12 instant...
Purma Special

Purma Special

At first glance, this camera appears too big for its britches. In classic, hulking 1930s Bakelite this 127 fixed-focus camera is a bit on the portly side. But there’s a reason for that, which we’ll get to in a minute.  With its Beck lens , it’s not a...
Traid Fotron

Traid Fotron

My Fotron Experience: Found this Fotron at a favorite antique mall in Wheeler, Oregon. It came with its original leather case, warranty and a promotional brochure. There’s even a film cartridge attached to the back. I was willing to pay the stated price of...
Transparent Camera

Transparent Camera

I found this camera at a Value Village in Tacoma. The price tag said 99 cents but it was half price day so I got it for $.50. I know, I got screwed out of a half a penny. There was a roll of film inside and I’m such a sucker for exposed film. Okay …...