The Kodak Roll Holders

The roll holder were introduced by Kodak since 1886 and placed in 1898 as retro-fitting operation to try to ensure buyers of cameras produced by the company in previous years the opportunity to work with the new films in roll; from Kodak catalogue (1886), the system could be applied to any camera to replace the original glass film holder or portalastra. The Kodak roll holders contain negative material wound on spool can guarantee a range up to 24 poses and…

Lomography CN800

Lomography CN800 is the kind of film for which most of the available shots are performed with toycameras (made by the same Lomography and not), thus not easy to get a precise idea of qualities and defects and perhaps highlighting especially the latter; It is therefore worth some testing with a more powerful and precise system to see how far you can go with a film of this type in terms of image quality and reliability. This is useful also…

Kodak Bantam 4.5

HISTORICAL NOTES The Kodak Bantam camera series accompanied the 828 format market introduction by the American manufacturer, a film type for which this family’s cameras were for a long time the only available decent commercial success. Kodak intoduced both the roll format and the camera in 1935 with the aim of producing a new line of compact models combining the dimensional advantages of 35 mm film and the pocketable sizes of folding type cameras. The first two camera models introduced…

Minox 35 PL

HISTORICAL NOTES The Minox 35 camera series is rightfully carved in collective photographic imagery as a synonym for compact and efficient systems which can provide important results despite the reduced size; in fact, the various models that have taken place in the course of production have always had two important common characteristics that have remained constant over time: pocket size and optical quality. It is beyond any doubt a masterpiece of miniaturization  thanks to the weight and dimensions that make…