Toy Camera Guide

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I love toy cameras because they produce unexpected and messy images. A few months ago I shared my camera list (all of the camera equipment that I use often!) and I thought it would be fun to share a few toy cameras as well! Yesterday I blogged about my new Kitty Cat Camera and here are a few others that I absolutely adore (and a few from my wish list as well!)....

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1. Golden Half Camera in Red 

Uses 35mm film. This cutie allows for diptych photographs-two images
in one! So you can take a picture of an outfit, then a picture of just
the shoes and these two images can be printed side by side (divided by
a black line) on one photograph.

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2. Blackbird Fly Twin Lens Reflex Camera
Uses 35mm film. This camera is the toy version of vintage twin lens
reflex cameras (and it’s a sunny yellow!). One lens exposes the film
while the other acts as the viewfinder. Images appear to be slightly
darker around the edges. And it has three photo formats: 35mm, square
or full frame. This allows you to take images uses the entire film,
printing the sprockets of the film if you like.

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3. Action Sampler Clear Camera with 4 lens
Uses 35mm film. This little darling allows you to snap one photo and
actually get a series of four images. All four images can be printed
onto one print! So this makes for a fun camera to use during high
action moments.

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Uses 35mm film. This ultra pink camera takes wide-angle pictures with
its 22mm wide-angle lens. Images tend to be more bright and saturated
in color. This is a great little camera to take pictures of landscapes
or buildings with while exploring new citites!

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5. Diana Mini Camera
Uses 35mm film. This is the itty bitty version of the Diana F+ camera.
You can take square format or half-frame images with regular 35mm
film. Pictures can look dreamy and softly focused. This is a great
camera is use anytime… anywhere. This style (above) is so pretty! 

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6. Fisheye Woodgrain Camera
Uses 35mm film. This camera has a built in fisheye lens-so it can see
170 degree view. Images take in a LOT of the target area and appear
circular and slightly distorted. Fisheye lenses have a large depth of
field, so objects in the background and foreground can be in focus. 

Fun! I'll be back in a few hours to announce the giveaway winner! But first, I have to run some wedding errands.... I just bought 20 jars on peanut butter. Oh weddings..... XO, elsie

Note: All images, other than my own, are via Poketo & Lomography

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