There’s something uniquely delightful about an object as manual as an old film camera.
Unlike the quick clicks and snaps of the modern apparatus, an old—original—one is much more sure of itself. Each sound it makes is definitive, and each sound demands trust.
The delicious clap of the shutter means an image has been immortalized onto the film. The crank of a knob means the next frame is in its right place.
Sometimes it makes mistakes.
And sometimes it’s exactly how we imagined it.
But, like all good things, it just gets better with time.