In your bag No: 1684 – Jon Vu

Jon sold off his red dots and other bling opting for simple, supple and stealth.

After shooting zero film for a few years I recently got back into it late last year. I wanted to start fresh so I sold my Leica M3, Leica M4 and Mamiya 7. I normally use very fast lenses so I wanted a camera that was simple and didn’t require me to worry about focus. That’s when I stumbled upon this Coca-Cola soda can camera, focus free and pretty much no controls to deal with other than turning the flash on and off. It’s pretty much everything I wanted, the appearance of the camera is also a bonus. After that I picked up some other cameras and have been enjoying film once again.

I like to travel light and not have things on me like a backpack so this lil Penfield shoulder bag is perfect for the job. It snugly fits my two beverage cameras, JCH 135 half case and two to four loose rolls of 120 film. The Debonair gets clipped onto the bag with the lobster claw clasp when not in use, it’s very light and inexpensive so I don’t have to worry about it. I like to put bird stickers on my film so there’s a lil bird looking at you through the film window.

  • FPP Debonair 120 film 645 camera with an 60mm f/8 lens and shutter speeds of 1/50 and 1/100.
  • Coca-Cola soda can 35mm film camera with what I think is a 35mm f/10 lens and shutter speed of 1/100.
  • Fuuvi Juice Box 35mm film camera with a 28mm f/9.5 lens and shutter speed of 1/100.
  • Kodak Portra 400 BW 120.
  • Fujifilm Natura 1600, Cinestill 800T, Lomography 800, Kodak Portra 800, pretty much just any fast color negative film I have at the moment.
  • Pink JCH 135 half case.

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Thank you.


Thanks for sending us your bag shot Jon. Haha, love the sticker on film idea!

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