Tag Archives: nablopomo 2008

NaBloPoMo – Digital Equipment Corporation VT320

The VT320 was the replacement for the VT220.  It was released in 1987 I believe.  Mine was made in 1990.   It was smaller than the VT220 with a flatter screen better international character set support.  Gone was the 20 mA … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – Family Portrait

Actually Lauri's idea.  Well East and West could not get along.  Actually I had a picture of the Soviet cameras together already and not all the cameras would fit on the table together.  26 Cameras: Non-russian 14 Soviet and Russian: … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – Pentax *istDS

The last camera on our odyssey is a Pentax *istDS.  The Pentax *stDS was the lesser brother of the Pentax *istD.  Not much difference between the two.  Both used the same sensor but the *istD had a few more functions … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – HP C912 / Pentax EI2000

The HP C912 / Pentax EI2000 was the result of a short lived collaboration between the two companies.  It was introduced in 2000 and discontinued around 2002.   Digital cameras don't have near the market life that the film cameras … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – HP C200

For the remainder of our tour,  we will focus on digital cameras.  The HP C200 was my first "real" digital camera.  I did have an Agfa ePhoto Smile which was not even 1 megapixel.  Anyway the HPC200 is a 1 … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – I-Zone and 35mm Autoprocessor

We have today two I-Zone cameras and a 35mm Autoprocessor.  And Pepper!  The I-Zone cameras were produced by Polaroid around 1999 to 2004.  They were simple affairs aimed at kids.  I believed adults liked them just as much.  Mini-Polaroids.   … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – Bonus Post – Zork S pictures

Well I finished the roll of film I found in the Zorki S. Most the pictures are from a few years back. Our house Sara Daffies Dandilions And the last shot from this November 9, a bit out of focus: … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – Polaroid – Medium Format

Again 3 medium format cameras.  What you say?  Yes traditional Polaroid Land cameras are medium format cameras.  Quite good ones at that.  Unfortunately,  times have changed and Polaroid went bankrupt and the name sold.  The holding company decided to cease … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – A Trio of TLRs

The first inexpensive commercial cameras were box cameras.  Next came the folders.  Both really did not give you a proper view of what you were taking a pictuce of.  Thus the TLR camera.  The Twin Lens Reflex.    Had two … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Cameras – Petri 7s and Tower 51

The last of the 35mm cameras in my NaBloPoMo.  Unless I change my mind that is.  Anyway both are 1950s and 1960s 35mm rangefinder cameras.  The Petri 7s was introduced in 1963.  It was made in Japan and had built … Continue reading

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