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Interesting article on the Brownie camera

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by rklepper, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. rklepper

    rklepper Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Dec 19, 2012
    Iowa, USA
    Robert
  2. ManofKent

    ManofKent Hopefully still learning

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    Dec 26, 2014
    Faversham, Kent, UK
    Richard
    Thanks - like many of us I suspect, my first camera was a Brownie (one of the Bakelite 127's passed on from a friend of my grandmothers) and I've still got it somewhere. A few years back I did pick up a couple of other models and had a lay with them - great fun, but 126 film became impossible to acquire and get processed.
     
  3. edmsnap

    edmsnap Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 20, 2011
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Without a Brownie, 6-year-old me might never have started clicking shutters. It'll always have a place on a shelf somewhere for the sake of good memories :smile:

    Film_siblings_-_06.
     
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  4. Carbonman

    Carbonman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 10, 2014
    Vancouver BC
    Graham
    The T90 was the best film camera I ever used !
     
  5. Fmrvette

    Fmrvette This Space For Rent

    May 26, 2012
    Detroit, Michigan
    Jim
    Yep, a Hawkeye Brownie (with flash bulb attachment!!!) was my first camera.

    Every once in a while I get a feeling that I should return to film.

    When that happens I go lay down until the feeling passes.

    :biggrin:

    Regards,

    Jim
     
  6. rklepper

    rklepper Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Dec 19, 2012
    Iowa, USA
    Robert
    I had that T-90 for what seemed like ages. Well it at least served me well for several decades. :)