Kodak Advantix F350 is a point-and-shoot APS film*(see below)
camera with a slightly wide angle lens and fixed focus. So it is no 35mm
camera, the APS main format is 30.2x16.7mm, a bit bigger than half
format. APS has been released in 1996 and was discontinued in 2011.
* The APS (advanced photo system)
film is 24 mm wide and has three image formats: H for "High
Definition" (30.2 × 16.7 mm), C for "Classic" (25.1 × 16.7 mm) and P
for "Panoramic" (30.2 × 9.5 mm). The "C" and "P" formats are made by
cropping the full image which is always taken on the film. So the
formats are just a code recorded on the film. Date and camera settings could be written on a magnetic area on the film. The APS system was a very advanced photo system indeed, but digital cameras made it obsolete.
The Agfa Futura was introduced right in 1996. Its main features are:
27mm Agfa F6.7 lens, fixed focal length Electronic shutter, 1/30-1/250s Size 108x62x40mm, Weight 166 gr. without battery automatic coding, self-timer, automatic film advance
Camera closed, manual, strap and case.
Camera front open. Nothing moves out. On the left side: battery compartment. Takes 2 AAA batteries.
Back view. Viewer and ready lamp. Format selector. Slider to open the film compartment. Push to the left and then down.
Seen from above.LCD screen, indicates no. of photos left with date mode and setting buttons. Flash mode setting and self-timer. Mid-roll rewind button. Shutter release.
Camera bottom. Lid of the film compartment. Tripod socket.
camera is very easy to use, switch it on and it's ready. Putting a film is easy as well,
you drop the film into the compartment and that's it. It has some flash settings, there is a way to switch it off. As it's fixed focal length camera, it's ultra quick.
a point and shoot camera
with a moderatewide angle lens. It has good picture quality. It's small and light. Point and shoot at its purest and simplest.