The Lazy Aussie (Andrew McDonald), Falls
"I've just taken my first film shot for at least a decade, dragging the ole 1965 Autocord twinlens [TLR] from a damp shed. It works perfectly! I really never thought I'd shoot film again," writes the self-described "Lazy Aussie," Andrew McDonald of Perth. "I also tested a roll of Kodak transparency, and the colour was so magnificent I have already ordered more rolls. And the difficulty of using the stupid twinlens was almost pleasurable. It's a dumbarse machine that gives superb results only under the most stringent and ridiculous conditions. Love it."
The Minolta Autocord, from the instruction book (courtesy Butkus.org)
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Featured Comment by Adam Lanigan: "I have been absolutely head over heels for my Yashicamat 124G for the past year since picking it off off the 'Bay. I even took it on vacation recently to NYC (a return of sorts for the wife and I) and snapped barely a dozen digital shots, but filled 13 rolls of 400TX 120. Just getting through the development now (also a new venture for me) and I am in love.
"Here's an early scan from that bunch...I met Marcel and his owner outside of a coffee shop early one morning. He very politely obliged me with a nice pose.
"Good on ya, Andrew! It's just such a pleasurable way to shoot."