So you want to shoot film but you’re not interested in manual focusing, exposure modes, aperture, ISO, and all that technical nonsense? Tired of heavy SLRs and cumbersome controls? The warm weather’s here and you just want to throw a camera in your bag, go on adventures with your friends, and effortlessly shoot amazing pictures, right?
We get it, and so did every camera company interested in turning a profit during the 1980s. The decade of the DeLorean and Johnny Five promised high-tech wonders in a compact form, a promise that camera makers managed to deliver on year after year with their new point-and-shoot machines.
Yes, it was a great decade for pointing and shooting, but what’s that mean for you? When it comes to seeking a point and shoot camera, it means an abundance of choice. Today’s shooter can find an astounding number of lightweight, portable, and perfectly capable point and shoot cameras for every budget.
Here are five point and shoot film cameras with performance that’ll knock off your hightops.
Update! For more amazing point and shoot film cameras, check out Part Two of our list.