Tag Archives: 35 mm

NaBloPoMo – Cameras – Pentax K1000 #1

It gets rather fuzzy now.  Can't remember all the exact order.  I acquired several in quick order. So here is a Pentax K1000.  The K1000 was in production from 1976 to 1997.  It was the quintessential manual 35mm camera favored … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – Zenit 12XP

This is the first of the Soviet and Russian cameras I purchased.  It is a Zenit 12 XP made by KMZ near Moscow.  It is a completely manual 35mm with cloth shutter and a M42 lens mount.  The only thing … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – Argus C3

Today we have an Argus C3 "Brick" camera.  It is a rangefinder.  Basically the Argus C3 introduced 35mm film to the USA.  Probably the best selling US made 35mm camera of all time.  Produced from 1939 to 1966.  They were … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – Argus CR-1

Next on the list is my second 35mm.  This one is an Argus.  Not sure of the model number.  I got it when I was in high school I believe.  Its made by either Chinon or Cosina.  Argus was just … Continue reading

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