This would have been an interesting idea…


Once in a while, somebody comes up with a great idea.

And this thing, if it were produced, would have given old 35mm cameras a new lease of life, particularly for those people who couldn’t afford the prices of film processing etc.

 

The RE-35 was shaped just like the classic 35mm film that would fit into the standard film camera compartment. The RE-35 cartridge was designed to use flash memory, to save the digital images in high resolution JPEG’s or RAW up to 4, 8 and 12 Megapixels.

To export the photos and recharge the cartridge you’d connect the cartridge via USB to your computer, both Mac or PC.

What a wonderful idea, but sadly the company behind it went bust as their funding apparently dried up and nobody else was willing to finance it.

😦

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4 Responses to This would have been an interesting idea…

  1. Shame!, what a great idea, but poor old Ilfords and Kodak at the same time – this would have totally finished them off. I would have had my fm2 and Super A with me all the time, oh – hum!

    • quite right, nigel!
      let me tell you that somebody uses this as an april fools day prank, but the thing did really exist…i read about it in the Amateur Photographer mag from the UK

  2. alfabetaim says:

    Wasn’t this an April Fool’s prank from 2011?

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