Vintage Camera Purchased at Evansville Resale Shop Reveals Mystery Family Christmas Photos
If you love looking at old photographs, and a good mystery, this cool story has it all.
Alli Turpin purchased a vintage camera at His N Hers Fleamarket in Evansville, Indiana on December 17, 2021. It happened to have a roll of undeveloped film in it, so of course, she wanted to see what photographs were on this very old camera.
Alli knows the art of developing film because she still uses a camera that uses film. Yes, kids, there was a time when we couldn't just use our phones to take pictures. Once the photographs were developed she quickly realized that a family is probably missing these special Christmas photos.
Clearly, these are probably from the 1970s. That's just a guess based on the paneling and the sweet clothes LOL. Alli has shared the photographs on social media in hopes of locating the family they belong to.
I bought this $20 film camera at His N Hers Flea Market last week and found a roll of exposed film (this type was discontinued in 1995) inside. I developed the roll at home and found someone’s family Christmas photos!I’d love to get these to the family but I’m not sure the best way to do so. Do you recognize anyone in these photos?
Photos on Vintage Camera Reveal Mystery Family
I think that the only two camera brands I've ever heard of are Kodack and Polaroid. The Argus 75 is certainly a vintage camera, and the instructions that I found online are quite amusing.
To take the picture, hold the camera as illustrated above, and compose the subject in the view-finder as you want it to appear in the finished picture. A lower or higher camera position may be desirable to get just the effect you want. Then, hold your breath for an instant and squeeze the shutter release smoothly with the right forefinger. Take care not to jar the camera or the picture may be blurred due to camera movement.