Minolta Autocord TLR

Time, Zen and My Father’s Camera – By Eric Charles Jones

The trouble is, you think you have time.

– Buddha

Old cameras have always held a special place in my heart. Especially, the classic cameras of the past that were often built like precision timepieces.  After my father’s passing, I inherited several of his cameras. They are the only possessions of his that I have. His former cameras are all valued, but the one that has held the most significance has been the Minolta Autocord. It’s not just a camera. It’s a collector and custodian of memories.

A Whole Roll of (Mostly Failed) Experiments with a Minolta Autocord TLR – by Sroyon

There is no such thing as a failed experiment because you can always learn from them. Well that’s what they say on LinkedIn… but I hate failed experiments. Why can’t all my experiments be successful? I can learn from those too. Earlier this year, I shared my initial impressions of the Minolta Autocord, a medium-format, …

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Fair Workers

Three Rolls of Foma at the Fairground With a Minolta Autocord – By Charles Cave

Movies were not square. Cartoons were not square. Magazines were not square. Postcards were not square. Since childhood (I’m 33) I had resisted the photographic coffee-coaster ratio. It didn’t make sense to me. Over the last few years of my photographic life I have discovered and fallen for Robert Adams, Larry Fink, Gerry Johansson  – amongst others – who all found total harmony in the square.

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