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Kodak Vintage 35mm Cameras
The Kodak brand was born in 1888, with the slogan 'You press the button - we'll do the rest' and this signified the beginnings of snapshot photography as we still know it today. Incredibly the first daylight-loading camera, which is a camera that can be loaded without the use of a darkroom, was introduced by Kodak as early as 1891 and the first pocket camera in 1895. For the first time, people had the luxury of owning a home camera and being able to record family moments for themselves.
The first Kodak Brownie camera was launched in 1900 and sold at that time for $1, making Kodak the most affordable brand in the market and a household name. Today these early models are sought after collectors' items and Kodak vintage cameras are still used and loved by photographers worldwide.
35mm vintage cameras
The first 35mm precision camera was manufactured by Kodak in Germany in 1938. This was the Kodak Retina , followed in 1941 by the Kodak Ektra with the fastest shutter speed so far, ranging from 1/1000 to 1 second.
From Brownies to Retina models and Ektras, Kodak vintage cameras remain popular. Their classic leather casing, large external flash bulbs and manual functions make them an interesting choice for amateurs and professionals alike. Part of the attraction is that to take a good photograph with the one of these older model cameras takes skill.
New film and digital cameras have many automated functions and technologies to help optimise your photographic outcome. With a vintage camera, the ability to get the lighting right, avoid glare and flare, focus your image, balance your colours and even wind and rewind your film, belongs to the photographer rather than the camera. There is a sense of pride amongst collectors in knowing that they can take a great photograph without any modern conveniences.