Joy In A Leather Jacket

Of the compact 35mm film cameras I've tried in the last few years, many have given decent results, but only one has combined quality images with genuine pocketability, and close enough (for me) focus. That camera is the Olympus Mju 1 (or µ[mju:]-1), aka the Stylus in some territories.  Well, I say only one camera. In… Continue reading Joy In A Leather Jacket

New Experimental Vistas – Black & White

A little while back I wrote about experimenting with AgfaPhoto Vista Plus 200 at different exposures. Since then, I've been trying Vista Plus as a black and white film. First, some background as to why -  Cheap film. AgfaPhoto Vista Plus 200 is the cheapest film available - £1 a roll at Poundland. I have… Continue reading New Experimental Vistas – Black & White

Mju Little Beauty

Olympus made more than a few of the Olympus Mju 1, or to give it its full name, µ[mju:]-1, and over the last four years, I've had three of them. The first two I enjoyed using but struggled to get any memorable pictures from them, and ended up selling them off, greatly disappointed. My third example… Continue reading Mju Little Beauty