Minox 35: Size does not matter When I was in high school, my father brought me a funny camera from his travels to Ukraine. It was a Kiev 35A, an almost perfect copy of the Minox 35 GT. It was manufactured by Arsenal in Kiev, along amazing lenses and copies; but this is a whole […]
A snowy adventure In 2015, I was explaining on this blog how I was always carrying my Minox 35 in my pocket, ready to capture the instant. In November, as the first snow was falling on the Pyrenees, I left Paris and went with my brother and a friend of mine to climb mount Valier. As […]
Strasbourg botanical institute – Minox 35 GL – TMAX 400 pushed at 800 ISO in Caffenol A picture from last year from the Strasbourg botanical institute, under a heavy June sky, with my always available and reliable Minox 35 camera. It is also my first attempt to push TMAX 400 in Caffenol.
In 2004, my father travelled to Ukraine often enough to gather all sorts of cameras from thrift stores and garage sales. He ended up at the Kiev Arsenal and discovered a personal heaven. It is a concentration of the Soviet industry’s best products: Kiev cameras and lenses. He brought back a Kiev 35A (a Minox […]