The Kodak Brownie Hawkeye was made from 1949-1961. It's made of Bakelite and was designed by Kodaks own designer Arthur Hunt Crapsey Jr. It was one of many easy to use cameras Kodak Eastman made for the everyday person who simply wanted to take snap shots of their everyday life.Upgraded in the 1950's and given… Continue reading Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Camera – Flash Model
Not to be confused with the Target Brownie 620 made in 1941, the Kodak Brownie Target Six-20 was made from 1946 until 1952. It has the Art Deco stripe design on the front plate that was common back in the era of skyscrapers. The Kodak Brownie Target Six-20 Box Camera Kodak created the Brownie box… Continue reading The Kodak Brownie Target Six-20
I had to take a moment to give some props to this underated and in my opinion, underappreciated film.
My Uncle Barney from Long Island sends me boxes of cameras he finds while on flea market crawls so I can fix them up and bring them back to life to add them to my collection. Recently in one of these boxes came the Fujifilm Discovery 270 Zoom Date. This compact 35mm camera was released… Continue reading Fujifilm Discovery 270 Zoom Date – Compact Camera Review and Shoot