Review – Minolta Weathermatic Dual35 Camera

Minolta Weathermatic Dual35Sorry I have been away for so long. Been a busy month of friends visiting and travelling ūüôā Alas I am finally writing about the Minolta Dual35 Weathermatic camera. It is a cousin or maybe even closer relative of the Minolta Weathermatic-A¬†which I reviewed a few years ago. ¬†The main difference between the cameras is that the Dual35 is made to take 35mm film instead of 110. Earlier this year I also reviewed the underwater use of the Canon A1 Sureshot which is the Canon equivalent of this camera. I hope that you have some time to review both of those other cameras.

Minolta Weathermatic Dual35 Waterproof Camera

The Weathermatic Dual35 is a very distinctive bright yellow camera with a watertight body that can be used for all sorts of water activities as it claims to be waterproof to 5m. It was originally manufactured in 1987 and followed suite of the Minolta AF-DL in that it an almost completely all automatic point and shoot 35mm camera. The camera had a wide range of accessories that you can still sometimes find such as the matching case and watertight film canisters. You can see me stylin on Instagram below with the matching yellow accessory case.

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Getaway Outfits and Respective Cameras

This weekend I am going away on a mini holiday to Los Angeles, which is actually just a short 5 1/2 hour drive from the Bay Area. I have several friends that live in the area and have yet to make the trek out there since moving to the bay about 10 months ago. So I decided it was time to make the effort to get down there to see what it is all about (in all my travels I have only seen the LA airport, but never the city itself!!!)

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