Classic film cameras from my personal collection & photo apparatus for sale

1 Superb Rolleiflex 3.5 medium format camera kit; click here!

2 Nice, solid Zorki 35mm classic rangefinder; click here!

3 Immaculate Olympus 35SP rangefinder camera kit;  SOLD

4 Olympus 35RC classic pocket rangefinder camera kit; click here

6 Complete 35mm/120 film and print developing kit; click here

7 Photographic paper & other darkroom supplies; click here

8 Pentax Auto 110 miniature camera kit; click here

9 Beautiful miniature Olympus XA camera kit; click here

10 Selection of Olympus Trip 35 cameras; click here

11 Yashicamat 24 medium format camera kit; NOW SOLD!

12 World famous RODINAL developer..yes, its true! click here

13 High quality Voigtlander Vito II vintage camera; click SOLD

14 Yashica Electro 35 high quality rangefinder, excellent, click here

I now accept credit/debit card payments via Google Checkout

Hi, folks! Rather than just keeping adding to my posts here every time I decide to offer a camera for sale, I have left this page permanently as the first one you come to when you come to my blog; it shows you what I am offering for sale without you having to navigate all round the blog just to find out!

A new refinement to the blog is how you can make your purchases — you can either purchase your camera by emailing me directly on harsum888 at yahoo dot com, or leaving a comment here on this blog OR you can click on that photo of an Olympus 35SP camera, just on your right hand side of the blog here, right underneath the world map….that’ll take you to my store on, OR you can make your purchase via my Etsy and CQout stores, too. Click any of the links on the main page that you come to when you search for my blog….any of those links will take you to my other stores online.

Anyway, besides buying a camera here, you’ll find some really great stuff to tickle your fancy, ranging from news or tidbits about famous photographers, unknown photographers, film and digital camera news, 35mm film reviews, and lots, lots more. I usually aim to post at least once a day, but failing that, depending upon what tasks the wife has lined up for me, at least once or twice a week!

Aside of that, I will also talk about film noir, writing, my other love, street photography, and also on the odd occasion, anything that really bugs me. We’re all allowed to rant and rave about things in this world!

I try and arrange regular street photography sessions here in Vancouver BC as well, so please do keep dropping in regularly. The most recent street shoot went really well and was enjoyed thoroughly by all concerned…thank you for attending!

Other than that, I hope you enjoy reading this blog, and in the fashion of that famous phrase “me casa, su casa”, this blog is my blog….and your blog; if you don’t like anything in it, or feel there’s something missing, well, please let me know by your comments. I’d really appreciate that.

Oh, and a very, very warm welcome to the blog!         🙂

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A new reader asks about the Olympus Trip 35!

Hi guys and girls!

Hope you are doing well? Amongst 100s of requests, I have had an email from the following person asking for advice about the Olympus Trip 35, a camera that is particularly close to my heart!

Here is what the email says:

Hello Jak!


I have recently gotten a Trip 35 and stumbled upon your WordPress blog while looking for advise and while I haven’t had the chance to shoot as much as you yet, I have a concern which I hope you could help me with!
You mentioned in a post that films with ISO 800 to 1600 would work well with the Trip, and as I have gotten my hands on the discontinued Fujifilm Natura 1600, I was wondering what would be the best way to make use of this film and if there are any recommendations for the settings before I shoot, or even tips of how I can fully make use of the Trip 35 for daily use!
Would be really glad to get some advise from you as I have not used a film camera in years.
Kind Regards
So in reply to you, Crystal, here is a link to my posts on this blog talking about using ISO 800 or ISO 1600 films with an Olympus Trip camera   >>
I am also offering brand new Olympus Trip covering kits and also 2 fully refurbished Olympus Trip 35 cameras with these new covers fitted, too….take a look >>
Once again, Crystal, thanks for your email and feel free to contact me again if you need any advice!
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Beautiful fully refurbished Olympus Trip 35 for sale! Complete with filter, lens cap and case!

Hi again folks!

I have just finished refurbing another beautiful Olympus Trip 35 for you!

Check it out on my Twitter here

Any questions or queries, feel free to drop me a message on that twitter account or here if you wish!


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Another beautiful Olympus Trip 35 for sale to you!

Hi everyone!

Hope you are all well and looking forward to another year of shooting film with your favorite vintage camera?

I certainly am!

But for you and anyone who is looking for a faultless film camera so simple that anybody can use it, you have come to the right place!

I am offering this Olympus Trip 35 camera to you….fully refurbished, with brand new lizard-effect covers in a spectacular bluish-green-turquoise tint.


Inside, I have carefully removed all traces of the old light seals, cleaned every surface meticulously, and applied a special light seal, which is 100% better than the original material, so good that these light seals will outlast you in longevity!



Please note that this pic has come out with a tint showing on the new covers…that is not the real color…just my shooting quality!




I am supplying the camera complete with a lens cap, brand new red filter for spectacular monochrome shots plus a generic carry case, plus a roll of film to get you started!

All for £74.99 or USD$99.00 (postage to USA/Canada will be USD$12.00)

Contact me  here or Tweet me on @scarlett99998


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storm coming

Fabulous depiction as always, Marina! And a very warm Yasou, parakalo to you, too….long time since we spoke on here! Hope your life has gotten better and better!

Marina Kanavaki

Yes, you read that right!

After summer’s first warm days, a thunderstorm with high winds darkened our city sky!

Not complaining of course as I am very fond of rain [especially in summer!] – very spectacular from our top floor apartment!

So I grabbed the opportunity and here it is.

Storm Coming

Storm coming©marina kanavaki

detail 1

storm coming det1 ©Marina Kanavaki

detail 2

storm coming det2 ©Marina Kanavaki

detail 3

storm coming det3 ©Marina Kanavaki

Technique: Watercolour

Original size: 26x35cm

from my watercolor series “Dreamscapes” *2014 © Marina Kanavaki

* Although this originated from a real storm and my window view, I have included it in my ‘Dreamscapes’ series as I perceived it as one.

 SHOP Storm Coming ART PRINT @ Imagekind

[museum quality printing and framing]

simpleFrameEngine-1   Storm-Coming_on canvas

SHOP Storm Coming ART PRINT @ Society6

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Visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas or printed on iphone cases, laptop skins, cards, mugs, t-shirts & hoodies, tote bags, shower curtains and pillows, at

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Offering this lovely #OlympusTrip35!

Hiya folks!

Long time, no speaky! I apologize profusely for not posting on my blog for a very long time!

Usual excuses….no time!

I promise to try and post regularly if I can now, as I’m actively looking for another less demanding job, that offers 9 to 5 Mon to Fri working! That will allow me time to catch my breath and post stuff on here.

At present, I haven’t been that active on the photo front, as per my explanation, but I have taken a few rolls of #IlfordHP4 with this Olympus Trip I am offering for sale.

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Pics taken with this Olympus Trip 35 and Ilford HP4 film

It’s fully tested and the results can be seen above or on my Twitter page here

I’m asking just £48.99 for it, which will include a generic carrying case and FREE film too get you shooting the moment it arrives at your home!

Kindly message me here on this blog or over at my Twitter page and I will tell you more about it!


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A very warm hello to you all…!

It’s been a very long time since I posted on here!

Apologies for that…life tends to get so busy, sometimes we don’t even have enough time to scratch our heads!

Fast forward to now….I can’t recall if I mentioned it last time, but due to personal reasons, I have had to move back to the UK, at least for awhile.

So it is on a rainy, dull and quite chilly Saturday morning that I am typing this, whilst sipping that world famous staple of English life…a cup of boiling tea!

As far as cameras are concerned, I have been unable to indulge in my pastime for a long time, again due to pressures of work etc.

I do hope to get back to it soon though!

Today is also #WorldBookDay apparently, or so #Twitter says……. !

As you may recall, books have always been my other favorite pastime, so I am again endorsing it by saying we should all read at least 1 book a year, if at all possible!

Last time I counted, I have read approx 60 or so books in 18 months…..yes, I know….crazy!

I also need to thin out my collection of film cameras soon too…so watch this space for good, solid working vintage cameras I will be offering!

Until then, take care and be good!


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Today is…#WorldPhotoDay !!

Hi everyone!

Today is World Photo Day…how very fitting for our hobby!

So let’s not forget film and film cameras.

Yes, use digital, but don’t forget to use film, too.

As always, I carry my favorite camera, an Olympus Trip 35 loaded with good quality film, usually HP4, ready for shooting at a minute’s notice!



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Hi everyone! Yes, I’m still around….!

Just saying hi to all my followers and those interested in film photography, art and all the other things that make life so interesting!

I’m still around, so please do keep dropping in or airing your views via your messages to my blog here…I promise to answer every message personally!


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Just wanted to introduce another talented individual…


Some time ago, I came across a young photographer, who loves using film cameras.

Her name is Laura and is on her blog as and also on Instagram as http://www.instagram/vintagecameras

Join her….she’s on a trip to Australia and the Far East with her friends at the present! Lucky Laura!


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On offer, my favourite film camera!

Hi folks!

Hope you are all using as much film as possible, as if we don’t, what little there is, will soon come to a halt, if the manufacturers see a decline in demand.

With that in mind, I have on offer my favourite film camera of all time, the Olympus Trip 35.


Fully refurbished, with brand new fitted for life light seals, and brand new custom coverings too. It comes with a new green filter, for dramatic monochrome shots. I will even throw in a FREE film for you.

Everything listed above comes to you at $74.95……see it here

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