Eyy, I unearthed my first real camera. I used this, then switched to a Rolleiflex SL 35 M, then that stopped advancing properly, and then good digital SLRs became a thing.

The Contaflex is really nice, but is sort of weird in that you can’t actually see through the viewfinder until it’s cocked, but it’s bad for it to leave it like that. Focusing is also done with little nubs around the lens, rather than a ring. Still great to use, though.


I got a Fuji, and a really top-shelf flash for it. I hear this Honeywell is the bee’s knees.


The old camera is a little more pocketable…


…although the Fuji’s screen is bigger…

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…and its exposure controls are a little more sensibly laid-out.


Overall, the Fuji is just as good as the Fuji I had before, and I think that Japan place is really going somewhere.