Pentax MZ-30 sample images

I bought a Pentax MZ-30 a while ago to build up my vintage camera collection and to try to obtain a copy of each of the MZ series. Although I’ve subsequently found the series to be quite unreliable and not really suitable for regular use, I did put a roll of Agfa Vista Plus 200 through my copy so I’ve created this post to show the Pentax MZ-30 sample images. These pictures were mostly taken with the Pentax FA 35-80 […]

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Braun Paxette Electromatic viewfinder camera

This Braun Paxette Electromatic is the latest addition to my vintage camera collection, which I picked up for a couple of pounds last week. It is a viewfinder 35mm camera made around about 1959 in Germany. At the time of manufacture it was advertised as the worlds first fully automatic camera because it uses a selenium cell to control the lens aperture and has a simple go/no-go indicator in the viewfinder. The camera was also sometimes referred to as the […]

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Pentax MZ-50 sample pictures

A couple of weeks ago I got a Pentax MZ-50 35mm slr as a new addition to my vintage camera collection and I was so impressed with it that I thought I would try a film in it to see how it performed. So I loaded a roll of Agfa color 200 film which I found in my drawer (which was actually slightly out of date), and took the camera to work one day so I could take some pictures […]

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