The Kodak Brownie Hawkeye is one of the most iconic cameras of all time. Between 1949 and 1961, millions were sold, and it quickly became the favorite camera of families all over the world.
Unfortunately, the camera was designed to take 620 film, which has not been produced since 1995. While the similar 120 film is still produced, selection is slim, and processing can be costly and inconvenient.
The Hawkeye35 Adapter kit allows you to load your BHF with widely-available 35mm film! You can get up to 17 shots on a standard 24-exposure roll.
The film mask crops the image from 56x56mm, the standard for 620 film, to 36x24mm, the standard for 35mm film. The “deluxe” mask maintains the square aspect ratio, but exposes the sprocket holes for a unique image.
Normal 35mm to 620 spool adapters will hold the film cassette in the camera, but will prevent the camera back from closing. The spool adapters included with the kit allow for a perfect fit.
The receiver spool winds the exposed film without letting the film drift or wobble, ensuring that shots are properly spaced on the film.
After you’ve finished your roll of film, just remove the camera back in a changing bag or darkroom and rewind the film.
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