Petri 7s camera

Vintage Camera Review: Petri 7s

The Petri 7s is a 35 mm analog camera from the 1960s. I’m not sure how common it is in Europe at this point. I am far from an expert on how easy it is to find a certain camera as I seem to acquire mine mostly through circumstance, friends, family and sheer luck.

My own Petri 7s was my father’s. He kindly donated it to me when I got back into analog photography a few years ago. Continue reading “Vintage Camera Review: Petri 7s”

Classic Phonograph Decorative Plug

Classic Phonograph Decorative Plug
Classic Phonograph Decorative Plug

We’ve all seen them around: the decorative plugs that go into the headphone jack of a smartphone, coming in all kinds of crazy shapes and colors, some distinctively more clever and cool than others.

And now we found one that is definitely fun-looking and will immediately give your phone a little bit of steampunk flair without you having to do an extensive mod on either your device or the cover for it.

What better to stick in that jack than a gramophone after all?

Available from Polaris798 on Etsy.

Skull Candy Aviator Headphones

Skull Candy Aviator headphones
Skull Candy Aviator headphones

In a well-set tradition of finding steampunk things around high street stores, I’ve stumbled upon this thing of aesthetic beauty. I can imagine that dieselpunks and steampunks alike would be well-pleased that a company like Skull Candy jumped on the steampunk bandwagon and produced some headphones that are visually pleasing. And it’s oh so comfortable on your head and ears to boot (I tried it in store, I mean honestly, how could I ever resist?).

That’s the upside. The downside is that the aviator is rather pricy. It retails on the website for $149.95 and I saw it in the Antwerp Saturn for €150. Continue reading “Skull Candy Aviator Headphones”