Penny King

Penny King

The Penny King Camera: Who cares if the Penny King is the cheeziest of the cheezy? As long as it has the MAGIC LENS. That MAGIC lens? It’s not made of diamonds or crystal … it’s not even cubic zirconia. It’s plastic. Magic plastic. Must be rare...
Kodak Bullet

Kodak Bullet

My Kodak Bullet camera review:   I truly love the 127 film format. I always have. This camera takes surprisingly large (and kinda surprisingly clear) images on 127 roll film. I’m thinking that lens wasn’t quite locked into place. Hence, the crooked...
Meikai EL

Meikai EL

The Meikai EL is a very nondescript 35mm manufactured in Japan. It’s metal AND  plastic. I believe the focus free “New MK Lens” is glass, so this ain’t no toy we’re dealing with here. Also says “Tougodo” – I think that...
LOMO Lubitel 166 Universal

LOMO Lubitel 166 Universal

Marcy’s Lomo Lubitel 166 Universal Camera Experience: My original thoughts regarding this camera: “This camera is really too good for me. I found it at a junk store in Grayland, Washington. It is capable of making some fabulous images! Like I said,...
Zeiss Ikon Contessa 35

Zeiss Ikon Contessa 35

Contessa? An Italian countess? Italian royalty horning into this delicate photographic ecosystem that is my studio?  My friend, Joanie, gave me this camera. She said, “Hey! I’ve got this old camera. Do you want it?” Like I’m going to say no?...