Author name: Nigel Cliff

5 Frames With A Yashica 35 – By Nigel Cliff

A friend of a friend was clearing out some stuff after her Grandad died and found this Yashica 35 – it was subsequently passed onto me. I was confused at first as I only new about the Electro 35, and this wasn’t one of them but thanks to Mike Eckman I found out about it’s history. You can read Mike’s post about it here

5 Frames with a Takumar 50mm f/1.8 on a Spotmatic (with 11 year old film) – By Nigel Cliff

On holiday in Northumberland, and needing to kill till time whilst wife and daughter were shopping, I wandered into an Antiques shop and was confronted by a Pentax Spotmatic with Takumar 50mm f/1.8. Now this is probably heresy but it was the dainty lens that I was attracted to not the camera, I know Spotmatics are legendary but I’m not a fan of cameras built like a tank however good they are… never had a Zenith either…

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