Dispose of carefully…


‘You take the pictures, we’ll do the rest’ – That was Eastman Kodak’s catch line when they introduced the Box Brownie over a hundred years ago. The Brownie was basically a disposable camera, you bought it pre-loaded with film, took your photos, sent it back to Kodak and they would return your snaps along with your camera, re-loaded. Box Brownies sold in their millions.
Kodak have come almost full circle, now on its financial knees, the only thing that this bastion of the photography world sells much of is modern Box Brownies – the crappy plastic disposable camera. Every wedding I’ve ever shot professionally has had disposable cameras on each of the guests tables. You rarely get to see the results from these.

I love the look you get from these cameras. They are normally loaded with 800 ISO film, so whatever light you shoot in, you’re going to hit something. Focus is ‘hit and miss’, to say the least…

I bought a job lot of 50 Kodak disposables – 25 waterproof and 25 with flashes…for some reason?

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