5 Affordable Reusable Film Cameras You Can Buy!
Sometimes we just want to take pictures the old-fashion way. However, buying a film camera can be quite costly, not to mention, you still have to buy a roll of film and have the pictures developed. But don’t worry, if you’re looking for affordable reusable film cameras, here are some of our recommendations!
Note: Prices are subject to change.
Of course, we have one from Kodak, the M35. It’s an easy-to-use 35mm reusable film camera with a fixed focus 31mm lens, a shutter speed of about 1/120 sec., a manual film winding and rewinding, and a switch turn flash On/Off. Simply purchase a 35mm film roll and load it in, take your photos, rewind, and develop the film roll.
We found one in Shopee priced at PHP 1,299.
Holga Mini Reusable Film Camera (110 Format)
If you’re looking for a small and ultra-lightweight film camera that fits easily in your pocket, then the Holga Mini is a perfect choice. It has a fixed focus 25mm lens, a mechanical shutter of about 1/125 sec, and uses a Film 110 cartridge film (ISO 100/200/400). Do note that this does not have a flash.
You can buy one for PHP 1,650 at Shopee.
ILFORD HARMAN Reusable Point and Shoot Film Camera
Are you into noir photography or taking pictures in black and white? The ILFORD HARMAN is the one to get. It is a straightforward point-and-shoot reusable film camera that incorporates a fixed-focus 31mm lens, a fixed shutter speed of 1/120 sec., and a clear window viewfinder for lining up your shots. It uses a 35mm Kentmere Pan 400 B&W Film and comes with a built-in flash.
If you’re interested, we found one in Shopee priced at PHP 1,899.
The Yashica MF-1 is a simple point-and-shoot camera that you can buy if you’re into Lomography. It has a fixed focus 31mm lens, a shutter speed of 1/120 sec., and a built-in flash.
We found one in Shopee for PHP 1,600.
Lomography Simple Use Film Camera
As the name suggests, the Lomography Simple Use Film Camera is a simple and easy-to-use camera. It’s preloaded with funky film and comes with Color Gel flash filters. It has a fixed focus 31mm lens, a shutter speed of 1/120 sec., and a built-in flash. What’s nicer is that it’s the cheapest one on this list, so if you’re planning to venture into film photography, this is a good one.
You can buy it over at Shopee for PHP 1,190.
And there you have it. Did we miss anything on this list? Let us know in the comments!