It’s called “The Brick” for good reason, and was for many years the every-man camera in the United States. Aimed at the middle-income market as a solid camera with good optics that could compete with some of the higher end cameras coming out from Kodak. Special Thanks to James McFarlane for this special guest camera! The Dirt Make: Argus Model: C3 Type: Rangefinder Format: Miniature, 35mm (135) Lens: Interchangeable, Argus Thread Mount Year of Manufacture: 1939-1966 The Good Probably one of the two best things about this camera are that they’re cheap on the used market and plentiful. I’ve been to several antique stores andRead More →

Located on a sleepy treelined street in Ann Arbor Michigan in an old building is a museum, while not large, holds a piece of Americana, the Argus Museum. I was inspired by Mark O’Brien who mentioned this museum on Episode 108 of the Film Photography Podcast and decided to take a trip to visit on my way home from Ohio on the August Long Weekend. One of the neat features of the museum is where it’s located, not just Ann Arbor, but in the original buildings that the cameras were made in. That’s right, instead of demolishing or letting them fall apart (which would’ve beenRead More →