Retro camera brings back Roaring '20s
Rolleiflex MiniDigi even has the old top-down viewfinder.
Maybe it's a function of getting older or frustration with Rolleiflex MiniDigi."(probably both), but some of us at Crave have been drawn increasingly to of late, as long as they're . But we don't often see the concept applied to , which is why we were especially taken with the "
On the outside, this throwback item is almost a dead-ringer for the Rollei's "Twin Lens Reflex" models made in 1920s Germany, according to Technabob, but their innards have gone digital with 3.1-megapixel photography. And although the camera can take videos and has an SD slot for memory cards, it retains the old-fashioned top-down viewfinders and even has a crank that navigates from one picture to the next.
We wish there were more faithful reproductions like this, especially at a relatively reasonable price of $199. But then again, the success or failure of retro designs depends in no small part on the era; if we were talking about the '70s, it would pretty much a.