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New thrift shop find

I like old film cameras and I often visit Island Thrift to see what they’ve got. Normally it’s just a few 35mm plastic film cameras from the 80s. Those aren’t very interesting, but this week they had some good selections behind the case. Olympus SLR OM-1MD w/50mm f/1.8 lens in good condition. Olympus SLR OM-2 w/50mm […]

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Yashica vs Nikon

My Yashica Electro 35 GSN has a 45mm f/1.7 lens which makes for a comparison with my Nikon D300s with a 30mm f/1.4. My DSLR has an APC sensor which with the 1.5 crop factor makes the 30mm equivalent to 45mm. It’s not often when I can compare a digital camera with a film camera […]

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First roll from the Yashica Electro 35 GSN

When I get a new camera I usually pop in a roll of Fujifilm Superia X-TRA 400 and just quickly take photos. My recently acquired Yashica Electro 35 GSN is no exception. My focusing needs work as I’m too used to working with a zone focus camera like the Olympus Trip 35. 🙂 It’s not a big […]