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3 Days Ago   #7816
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QuoteOriginally posted by Huss Quote
Stash of Kodak Fling 110 disposable cameras that I am going to OG jailbreak for the film.








p.s. that camera part is totally reusable/reloadable. Nothing was broken taking it apart, that piece of plastic that holds the film cartridge in just pops off, snaps back on.
So I'm gonna have a whole stack of reusable single speed/aperture 110 cameras.
I have a 110 camera that is made like that.
It is meant to work as a keychain...
I got it in high school and think I've maybe shot two rolls through it?
I wasn't impressed with the picture quality...

-Eric

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QuoteOriginally posted by TwoUptons Quote
I have a 110 camera that is made like that.
It is meant to work as a keychain...
I got it in high school and think I've maybe shot two rolls through it?
I wasn't impressed with the picture quality...

-Eric
When I look at this stuff I really hope it was recycled/reused instead of thrown in the trash when people sent in their cameras for developing.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Huss Quote
When I look at this stuff I really hope it was recycled/reused instead of thrown in the trash when people sent in their cameras for developing.
When I worked in a lab, we recycled all of them.
I don’t know if they got sent to Kodak/Fuji or if they went to a third party for reuse, but we were paid per camera IIRC.

A couple of the Konica ultra wides may have been reused by me

And I also tried one of the portrait disposables. It was pretty horrible.

-Eric
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QuoteOriginally posted by TwoUptons Quote
When I worked in a lab, we recycled all of them.
I donít know if they got sent to Kodak/Fuji or if they went to a third party for reuse, but we were paid per camera IIRC.

A couple of the Konica ultra wides may have been reused by me

And I also tried one of the portrait disposables. It was pretty horrible.

-Eric
Nice!
Was the term 'disposable' official, or coined by the press? As that's not really accurate given you recycled them.
It's single use nowadays.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Huss Quote
Nice!
Was the term 'disposable' official, or coined by the press? As that's not really accurate given you recycled them.
It's single use nowadays.
I think they were all officially "single use", and Fuji and Kodak both pushed their recycling/reuse efforts.

The portrait camera was so bad, I can't imagine they ever sold enough to recycle many...

It was Max 800 film with something like a 80mm f10 lens or something crazy like that. And the range of the flash barely covered where it would focus, IIRC.

I wouldn't have been surprised if the lens had used a modified meniscus lens from an old Kodak 116 folder, just adapted for an acrylic element...

-Eric
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