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The Argus Seventy-Five: Great Photos for a So-Called “Toy” Camera

The Argus 75, also marketed as the Argus Seventy-Five and the Argoflex Seventy-Five*, is a bakelite pseudo TLR made by the Argus company between 1949 and 1964. ┬áIt’s a simple, inexpensive, yet reliable little box camera that you would hang … Continue reading

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B&W Photos from an Old Agfa

My latest hobby is drawing some ire from the “head of household” but it seems harmless enough – scouring eBay for deals on vintage cameras, and, for those for which film is still available, experimenting with photographs to see if … Continue reading

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More Photos from a 60-year-old Camera: Relearning Analog Photography

The second roll of film from our vintage 1952-ish Agfa Billy came out much better than the previous roll. Digital cameras have been around long enough now that we’ve forgotten the lost art of taking analog photos. Note to self: … Continue reading

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Joining the Lomography Bandwagon: Agfa Billy

A few years ago, I picked up a vintage camera in really good shape at a flea market in Europe. I think it cost like 30 bucks and I picked it from a tale with at least a dozen other … Continue reading

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