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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Blackbird, Fly by Powershovel

The Blackbird,Fly is a 35mm twin reflex camera by PowerShovel/Superheadz of Japan. Powershovel designs toy cameras, these are not reproduced from some old Soviet plans or found in a warehouse somewhere. You can pickup one of these toy cameras in various specialty shops around the US or by mailorder. It takes pretty cool pictures, a BBF Flickr Group has a lot of examples of the results. I love that it uses regular old 35mm film and the exposure frame overlaps the sprockets.

And Four Corners Dark has an interview with Hideki Ohmori of Powershovel: part 1 and part 2.


  1. These are great! Just found your blog a week ago or so, Love it!

  2. Oh wow! Do you know where I can get the Blackbird in Pink? I only see blue black and orange in Urban Outfitters and I'm wondering where I can get the pink... :-)

    Loving the shots in that flickr album :)


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