Documented Design Inspiration
The Watsonian
2009.11.12
INSPIRATION. PACKAGING, SUPER-8 LOVE

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The MOVIE CAMERA, a super 8 movie camera to be exact. The Humans do enjoy their film, however, there are some serious efforts involved to shoot, develop and transfer super 8 footage – all 100% worth it. Filming with these Star Trek like guns only produces three minutes of footage per roll. Fifty feet of capturing beautiful natural and unique effects.

Not only do the Humans love using their super 8 cameras, but these vintage packages are right for so many reasons. The Kodak yellow has been selling cameras for years, add in the other amazing color usage, vintage graphics, minimal text and boom – you have sold us on the packaging alone on so many levels. A stark contrast from all the flashy, cluttered packaging on the shelves today. Or at least that is this cats opinion. Time for your close-up examination, click HERE.

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Argus, one tough sounding camera.

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The 803 Zoom, movie camera action.

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Argus 803 manual

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Kodak XL55 Movie Camera

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With power zoom lens and range finder

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Made in the U.S.A. by Eastman Kodak Company

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XL55: Perfect for romantic figuring skating, or intense firefighting - you choose.

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