Wish I had more time to play. If you can find the Argus “portrait filter” a close-up lens , you can shoot things that are about 3 feet away or experiment with other close-up lenses: Guaranteed by Thu, Feb Newer Post Older Post Home. The main body was molded from plastic perhaps bakelite , while the film door is a painted metal casting. Made in the USA. I think I just might try it out Develop a roll before shooting the next.
Thanks for the info I live in a small town The big yellow smiley face is my ‘local camera shop’. Not only that, my Christmas present will be here Friday, most likely. The strap is damaged and my dad must of used a wire tie to keep the front attached, otherwise all in great condition. The Argus 75 which started out named as the Argoflex 75 was the very first Argus that I bought in an antique shop in Cheboygan, MI about 8 or 9 years ago. That is a great story, and it’s wonderful that you have all those photos from those early years.
May not work, not tested.
Argus Argoflex Seventy-Five – – The free camera encyclopedia
I also grew up in Ann Arbor. I live in a small town The big yellow smiley face is my ‘local camera shop’.
I have the Argoflex 75, too, but haven’t worked with it much. It is Untested with film. Condition is as seen in photos. Thus ‘s of family pictures were taken mostly outside due to the fact the flash bulbs were costly. Can’t you just modify spools to fit?
I believe this forces the camera a bit too much. Michele, There are a bunch of box cameras that are in that category. I know the majority of it is the photographer, but I just want to see what it’s like.
Ansco had several models, and a bunch of others. The strap is damaged and my dad must of used a wire tie to keep the front attached, otherwise all in great condition.
The base is about 3. The camera will continue to bring you a great deal of fun for as long as you have it. Includes Leather field case, six vintage flash bulbs and lens cleaning papers. You can use roll film, and I would try Kodak Ektar color print film. Are those first shots of the Huron River? It took great shots when I last used it. Forget about iso speeds, lighting conditions and the like. I just went thru my late fathers Air force foot lockers and there it was the camera Image by Steve Harwood.
Explore More from this Seller. The family outdoor snap shots are ALL from this camera! The viewfinder is also made from glass which helps explain how wonderfully clear everything has remained through all these years! Seventy – Five With Flash. I could get a photo if anyone needs it to identify.
It is the cats pajamas. Views Read View source View history. Not knowing how the camera was handled by its previous owner, and having opened it yourself, you may not get much.
You can view the family photo’s taken with the Argus camera in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s on my blog.
Use it for a arvoflex or two, going through the rolls of film. My 75 came today Guaranteed Delivery see all. The case has a blue interior lining.
Or is this a pipe dream of mine. I see zrgoflex reflecting up into the viewer, looks like fibres. I googled Argus argoflex camera because I found one of my dads old cameras. Each one she gives is carefully thought out and purchased with the person in mind.
Argus Argoflex Seventy-Five
April, Thanks for your comment. Has that cool retro look. Appears to be in working order. I’ve seenbut know it’s not the same. There is nothing to adjust except for Instant and Time, for making your exposures. Thanks for the info It takes film or can be used with film argoflwx a little effort.
Within 2 miles 5 miles 10 miles 15 miles 20 miles 50 miles 75 miles miles miles miles miles miles miles aroflex miles of. Not only that, my Christmas present will be here Friday, most likely. Contrast was surprisingly good and image quality, when shot in good light at a subject beyond 15 fikm was surprisingly good. These photos are great! I have to give it to my Mother-in-law, she is brilliant in picking out gifts.