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? 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 camera.
Yes, it was a great decade for pointing and shooting, and that means 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.