Some Serious Compacts...of old...

gusmur

New Member
Hi and thanks to all who welcomed me to the site in the Introductions Forum.
Here are some SC's of old:
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I love how the Fuji X100 resembles the old Olympus film cameras.
Best,
Angus
 

docfox

Regular
Location
Hatfield, PA
Welcome Gusmur!

That's really a nice collection of excellent compact film cameras. I had a 35 RC for several years and loved it - 'till I dropped it on a concrete sidewalk - then very difficult to advance film! Later, I kept a tiny XA (with A16 flash) in my briefcase. It gave me really sharp work-related pictures that always astounded engineering associates. But my old eyes can no longer read the tiny setting numbers. One of the early (non-zoom) Stylus cameras captured lots of home photos.

As much as I love and admire these old machines, I must say the new digital image-catchers are clearly the way to go! Do keep these little treasures (and some refridgerated film) to give your friends or children an interesting technical history lesson.


With best regards,

George
 

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