1. BADGER.BRAD

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    I've been using TP for about a year now and have realized there are a number of people who enjoy using Low-fi Film cameras and attempting to get the best from them within their limitations. As I had inherited a number of these type of cameras myself and now understand them a little better than I did at first I thought it would be nice to see others photos from such cameras. There are extra virtual points for gaffer tape, hacks, bodges, home built and modified cameras but no standard SLR or range finder shots. please state your camera and include any photos should it be modified or homebuilt.

    I'll start off with this photo taken on a Panasonic c-420 af point and press Using Kodak Colourplus 200. just as I first started, I expected it to be really naff so didn't use it for shots of anything I thought to be important but just as this train in Whitby decided to move I ran out of film on my SLR so literally climbed the fence pointed and pressed, I was pleasantly surprised by the result
    although I hadn't a clue really how to use it ( I've now read the manual) , ! It seems great at relatively close up shots but has a very narrow depth of field blurring the back ground and struggles with anything other than good light unless its really close and you can use the flash. I do love the look of the photos this camera produces but I'm not sure quite why ?

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    This is from the Lomo Fisheye II - which has just one shutter speed and one aperture:

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    I've also used Kodak waterproof disposable cameras for pictures of my kids at water parks or the beach, and they work surprisingly well.
     
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    Holga 120 GTLR
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    Dudley canal ,near entrance to under ground canal network 1970's Cosmic 35m By the Russian Lomo company. Kodak Colourplus 200 using sunny 16 rule. Camera rubbed the film near the top (now hopefully smoothed out ) so photo was cropped. f11 1/60th ( cloudy symbol on camera) and 200ASA Kodak colour plus


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  6. Mr Badger

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    A couple from a 1924 Kodak Brownie No2 Model F box camera. First on Kodak Ektachrome 100, second on Fuji Neopan Acros 100.

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    Thought I reconsidered that nice to see some local sights.

    Great thread need to get ou with some of my cheap film cameras.
     
  9. BADGER.BRAD

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    The B&W photo is stunning really sharp for such an old camera well done Mr Badger (us in the Badger family must stick together)
     
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    Thanks. Badgers of the world unite! :D As you say, it's not too bad a looking result from a 94 year-old camera that has a mass-produced meniscus lens, but if you look closely the edges and corners are fairly soft; so it goes to show that good lighting and contrast can hide a multitude of sins! (y)
     
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    Taken with a Fuji disposable camera about three/four years ago in London.

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    An interesting video on basic cameras/ photography

     
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    First try with my Praktica Regal point and press not the best results ! There was a light leak from the end of the door which fits really badly and one from the bottom right of the door. I'm trying again with all the door seams taped up and some Kodak colourplus 200. This one although I had to crop the light leaks out appeals to me. Mrs Badger over looking Whitby piers.Again short depth of field with this camera as has my other similar camera the Panasonic c 420 af

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    From the following disposable camera:

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    1931 Kodak Box Brownie no2 Ilford FP4 125 ASA

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    That's worked well!

    I always find if I get to 38 on a film, I really start to get nervous! ;-)
     
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    The Aiguille du Midi must have some of the most spectacular views in Europe! I like the lo-fi effect even more in your second disposable shot, which looks like something by Turner.
     
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    It really is a fantastic place isn't it. I was very lucky to have been there though, in the sense that most forum challenges do not warrant a trip to the Alps! (I just happened to be there on a conference)
     
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    O.k some shots from the super dooooopa 99 pence mirror less battery less hopeless setttings free less focus free Akita TT018 I did have to press the button though, apart from on a couple of the shots where someone else pressed the button ! All shots taken in true point and shoot don't worry about any settings ( I couldn't do anything about it if I had !) fashion using £2 a roll Kodak colour plus 200. Processed by Photo Express Hull.

    Me of grandson using small flash on hot shoe
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    Grandson of me using small flash on hotshoe, I think he really has shown my good looks !
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    Me of Mrs Badger at Whitby on our arrival to the Goth festival weekend Dull over cast
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    Mrs Badger of me Me at Whitby on our arrival to the Goth festival weekend, dull over cast
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    Whitby Abbey fairly bright light.
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    Here are the rest.https://www.flickr.com/photos/28690387@N04/albums/72157690633091720
     
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