How to use an Olympus Trip 35 camera

The Olympus Trip 35 is a photographic relic, launched for the first time in 1967 and manufactured until 1984. Its compactness, its automatic measurement without a battery and a Zuiko 40mm f / 2.35 lens makes the Trip 35 attractive for holiday and vacation photographers. the street. The camera uses a system of focus areas, which requires the photographer to judge the distance between the lens of the camera and the subject. Although the camera has been out of production for some time, second-hand and refurbished models are readily available in the collector’s market.

Charge the Olympus Trip 35 with a roll

Step 1

Open the rear door of the camera by pulling the metal tab on the bottom left of the camera.

Step 2

Pull the film rewind lever, located on the top left of the camera, and place a 35 mm film cartridge in the slot. Push the film rewind lever all the way to keep the cartridge in place.

Step 3

Stretch the film guide, the piece of film protruding from the cartridge, through the camera and insert it into a slot in the bobbin.

Step 4

Turn the film advance knob, located on the back of the camera, and press the shutter button until the sprockets fit the pick-up coil.

Step 5

Close the rear door of the camera firmly.

Step 6

Look at the tap counter window at the top of the camera. Alternate between pressing the trigger and advancing the film until the counter reads “1”.

Using the Olympus Trip 35

Step 1

Select the speed rating of your speed film using the rotary knob on the front of the lens. For example, if you are using an ISO 200 movie, move the knob until “200” appears on the small screen.

Step 2

Turn the innermost ring on the lens barrel until the red mark aligns with “A” to activate the auto exposure mode.

Step 3

Turn the focus ring according to the distance from the subject you are photographing. To get landscape photographs, align the notch with the red mountain icon. In the foreground, align the red notch with the icon of a head and shoulders.

Step 4

Look through the viewfinder and compose the photograph. Leave the camera in a stable position and press the shutter button gently to take the picture.

Step 5

Press the small recessed button on the bottom of the camera and turn the rewind lever clockwise to rewind a finished roll.

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