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Name:Pep
Email:
HomePage:http://www.geocities.com/artlife98/index.html
Where are
you from:
Manila
Comments:I bought my Trip on eBay. My first roll came out pretty good, except when I forgot to zone focus. The landscapes are specially good - sharp, with good color saturation. Ambient light portraits were good too.
November 7, 2002 01:58:50 (GMT Time)



Name:Sam
Email:hongkongkop@msn.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Hong Kong
Comments:I just brought a trip 35 and it is introduced by my friend. I took one roll of film and the quailty of the picture really amazing me. The picture's quailty is more better than all my small rangefinder cameras which I collect. Trip 35 become my favour camera now!! : )
October 17, 2002 09:56:37 (GMT Time)



Name:Jeff
Email:j.salisbury@blueyonder.co.uk
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
UK
Comments:The aperture seems stuck on the Trip I have just bought for 2 from a boot sale. The shutter fires OK. Are the cells dead? Can they be reactivated? Any suggestions? Thanks
September 29, 2002 09:28:50 (GMT Time)



Name:Robin Badenoch
Email:rbadenoch@freeuk.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
England
Comments:I used to have a Trip 35 in the early 80s. My Uncle bought it for me secondhand (I think it was a 1975 vintage). As you say it takes tremendous quality pictures. Unfortunately, it was stolen in a house burglary about 15 years ago. By a stroke of sheer luck, I picked one up this last weekend from a local car boot sale. Great overall condition - though tatty case. The price ? 4 !! I use an Olympus C2000Z digital still camera these days, but I can't wait to try the Trip out again. I need to get a flash now - which will hopefully not prove too difficult. I was pleased to see your website - it's reminded me of how to use it again - thanks. Regards, Robin.
September 23, 2002 11:07:31 (GMT Time)



Name:Serge barnhoorn
Email:s.barnhoorn@quicknet.nl
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
netherlands
Comments:
August 27, 2002 14:08:56 (GMT Time)



Name:Graeme
Email:nuttyneo@hotmail.com
HomePage:
Where are
you from:
Sudbury, Canada
Comments:I've had my Trip 35 for 21 years now. I don't use it often (only when I'm hiking/climbing)and it's almost mint (including the case!). It takes better pics than my Pentax K1000 any day...
August 19, 2002 23:17:43 (GMT Time)



Name:Hernan S. Bustelo
Email:not available right now
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Puerto Rico
Comments:Thanks for your page. I got my 35 trip from a neighbor who was going to throw it away! I've just downloaded a copy of the manual, hope this week I can shoot my first roll.
August 4, 2002 00:01:54 (GMT Time)



Name:Hans-Peter Linz
Email:hpl@newyork.com
HomePage:http://intrinet.de
Where are
you from:
Trier, Germany
Comments:Hi all: how would it be to open a moderated trip 35 gallery where folks can pose their pics with some additional information? cheers hans-peter
July 12, 2002 20:38:30 (GMT Time)



Name:Hans-P
Email:
HomePage:http://
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you from:
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July 12, 2002 20:35:31 (GMT Time)



Name:Robert Scharf
Email:RJ.Scharf@ec.gc.ca
HomePage:
Where are
you from:
Canada
Comments:I bought my Trip 35 at a garage sale in Ottawa, Canada, 2 years ago for $2 Canadian for taking pictures of humming birds because I wanted a manual 35mm that would not scare the birds away with noise. Wonderful pictures
July 11, 2002 11:50:56 (GMT Time)



Name:Hans-Peter Linz
Email:hpl@newyork.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Trier, Germany
Comments:Hello all: i recently bought a silver Trip 35 in a photostore in Tuebingen, 51 Euro. usually i use Nikon equipment for photography. But now i have a new friend which i always have in my pocket - the trip 35. it is amazing how sharp that lens works. and the exposure meter is still working. the first roll of film i exposed with this camera was completely ok. no over or under exposure - a wonderful camera
July 10, 2002 20:22:35 (GMT Time)



Name:Alan McCartney
Email:alan@culter145.freeserve.co.uk
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Scotland
Comments:Bought for 20 pounds, for keeping in car & walking about. First roll of XP2 was amazing, anyone want to buy a couple of FM2ns??
June 22, 2002 20:18:22 (GMT Time)



Name:Markus Ackermann
Email:ackermavilla@yahoo.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Switzerland
Comments:Hello, I am not a camera specialist or anything, but when I saw these 2 little used Trip 35 today I just bought them (at Euro 20 each Serials 185635, 1634069). Though I never took a picture yet, I look forward to it and I thank you for the useful info on your site. Regards.
June 11, 2002 20:43:57 (GMT Time)



Name:gary chisnall
Email:wordsman@bushinternet.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
wigan
Comments:I bought mine from a bloke who came into work with loads of stuff, walkmans, sportswear,, cameras. He knocked a fiver off the asking price coz he needed to swap shifts, I got a camera and an extra day in bed,, for fifteen quid,, and it still takes great pics,, two decades later.
May 18, 2002 20:38:14 (GMT Time)



Name:Simon Wheeler
Email:explosivegecko@hotmail.com.au
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Adelaide Australia
Comments:Have just been given the camera from a friend as i'm into collecting & using antique cameras I'm 18 years old studying photography
April 30, 2002 08:34:29 (GMT Time)



Name:steve elder
Email:motleymacduff@aol
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Guernsey
Comments:Great site...I had a Trip35 in the late eighties. Never let me down. I stupidly let it go in a part-exchange for an SLR instead of keeping it. Anyhow last year I found one in pristine condition complete with P200 flash unit which was still in its box at a charity shop for 12!!!!!!I had intended just keeping it in the glove box of the car but after the first film came back I realised what a great camera it was and what I had been missing all these years. Anyone out there reading this please please grab one if you get the chance..you'll never let it go........
April 27, 2002 22:12:41 (GMT Time)



Name:Terry Martin
Email:terrycm@iprimus.com.au
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Perth Australia
Comments:I own and regularly use two of these great cameras.
April 23, 2002 04:31:06 (GMT Time)



Name:cole
Email:cole007@ntlworld.com
HomePage:http://homepage.ntlworld.com/cole007/index.html
Where are
you from:
cardiff, uk
Comments:nice to see fellow trip admirers on web. got mine five years ago second hand in norwich and haven't looked back. beats my SLR. all the photos on my home page are with trip (and a little help from photostudio)
March 13, 2002 13:25:21 (GMT Time)



Name:David Jenns
Email:dej26@hotmail.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
UK (Birmingham)
Comments:Been looking for an olympus trip for a long time, had one a few yrs ago and let it go worst mistake i have ever made. I am a SLR man normally but the trip 35 well it is amazing.
Febuary 22, 2002 23:03:51 (GMT Time)



Name:chris
Email:christophergrist@genie.co.uk
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
dorset
Comments:Just got trip 35 today ,cant wait for results,have mju 2 as well .
Febuary 20, 2002 19:36:18 (GMT Time)



Name:T.R .I .P. O' Lympus
Email:####
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
GB
Comments:Why O why didnt they ever make a rangefinder version ? it wouldve been perfect.!
Febuary 20, 2002 17:51:18 (GMT Time)



Name:Piet Corr
Email:piet.desnapp@virgin.net
HomePage:http://photographic.de/pietdesnapp/
Where are
you from:
United Kingdom
Comments:I have an Olympus Trip 35,great camera and better than current models from Olympus,better made and designed.The Trip is an icon of design and should be considered along with all the greats of camera manufacture,I also like the Pen half frame. best regards Piet
Febuary 18, 2002 00:03:14 (GMT Time)



Name:bill mscott
Email:scot.bill@ic24.net
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
north shields tyneside uk
Comments:just got my hands on one of these little beauties. over the moon.
Febuary 17, 2002 10:59:16 (GMT Time)



Name:leon auguste
Email:leonauguste@hotmail.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
London
Comments:more thoughts: some things missing from this handy little piece are: a 'B' setting (which most creative snappers need) and a 10sec delay (useful but not essential). Perhaps i have a variant model ? You decide...
Febuary 16, 2002 15:31:56 (GMT Time)



Name:leon auguste
Email:leonauguste@hotmail.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
london
Comments:i found a 'trip' covered in mud and thrown away in a car-boot sale (garage sale in USA i think). some old woman demanded 3 for it, which i thought a reasonable gamble. (if it was a wreck, id forgo my bottle of wine i was planning to buy !) . anyway, having got it home and cleaned up, i realised the lens was loose in its mount, BUT the metering is working perfectly AND a rubber band holds the lens firm to the mount. in short, these things never seem to stop working !!!
Febuary 16, 2002 14:41:10 (GMT Time)



Name:Nils Vermaning
Email:tanden6@mightydwarf.com
HomePage:http://www.mightydwarf.com
Where are
you from:
the Netherlands
Comments:Hello there! Just buy a secondhand Olympus trip 35 yesterday! In a very mint condition... I was very pleased to notice that your site could tell me more about this Oly. After years taking pictures with Nikoncameras, I fall in love with the OM Olympus system. So the trip is a welcome item to my equipment. Indeed small en very stealthy to make snapshots of people. Greetings Nils
Febuary 10, 2002 13:56:33 (GMT Time)



Name:Juan
Email:gigenajuan@sinectis.com.ar
HomePage:http://none
Where are
you from:
Argentina
Comments:Great page for a great camera!!! My uncle had given me a Olympus trip 35 in the original box, like new from the store, I only can say it take amazing pictures, I also have a canon eos300 , but the Olympus is much more handy
Febuary 1, 2002 22:08:11 (GMT Time)



Name:Mijngheer Alain
Email:boskeun@yahoo.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Belgium
Comments:Hello,I was looking to buy a Trip at ebay and while I was looking for info on the net I found your helpfull site. Greetings from Belgium, Alain
Febuary 1, 2002 09:17:07 (GMT Time)



Name:Andy macphee
Email:badandy@sympatico.ca
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Canada
Comments:I have just picked up the trip at a second hand store. I thought I would check out its stats, as kind of a joke I was pleasantly pleased to see your site. I am a Canon 35 and Mamiya C45 medium man. I look forward to trying the Trip 35 out. Thanks for the tips. Andy Macphee
January 13, 2002 05:11:02 (GMT Time)



Name:Nuno Ferreira
Email:photo@net.sapo.pt
HomePage:http://www.fotografia.em.pt/directo.asp?membro=1310
Where are
you from:
Portugal
Comments:Nice site... I have a trip 35 that came from my mother... i guess she bought the camera in middle 70's or early 80's... And know I was looking for some info about it... I just bought a Nikon F80 but I also want to play a little with this little old camera... This site is going to help me with it... Tks.
December 30, 2001 17:04:17 (GMT Time)



Name:Gary Hitchen
Email:gary.hitchen@ukonline.co.uk
HomePage:http://cix.co.uk/~ghh
Where are
you from:
Scotland
Comments:For those looking for a Trip manual: http://members.fortunecity.com/canoneos/manuals/olympustrip.html
December 3, 2001 13:32:41 (GMT Time)



Name:Andrew Alexeichenko
Email:andrew.alexeichenko@excite.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Toronto, Canada
Comments:What a terrific site! Brought back many fond memories of my beautiful slides taken on my first "Trip" to Europe back in 1980. This camera was just amazing and took incredibly sharp images. I regretted having to return it to my sister who inexplicably lost it years later. Just may pick a second hand Trip and have some real fun again.
November 13, 2001 22:08:58 (GMT Time)



Name:Jason Hibbert-Jones
Email:Jason@Hibbert-Jones.freeserve.co.uk
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Wirral. England
Comments:I have only recently taken an interest in photography and my first camaera is an Olympus Trip 35. I was glad when i found your site keep up the good work.
September 20, 2001 10:49:54 (GMT Time)



Name:Mathilda
Email:Mabron@hetnet.nl
HomePage:http://
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you from:
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September 16, 2001 18:36:26 (GMT Time)



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September 16, 2001 18:34:43 (GMT Time)



Name:Kirk Robinson
Email:kirkrobinson@netscapeonline.co.uk
HomePage:
Where are
you from:
East Yorkshire
Comments:I have just bought a mint condition trip for 12 at an antique fair in Hornsea, near Bridlington. Its great to be able to go on line and find an excellent site like yours with lots of usefull info. I am trying it first with a roll of Ilford FP4 b+w. Hope its as good with black and white as it seems to be with colour. Thankyou.
September 16, 2001 14:29:58 (GMT Time)



Name:Russ Donahue
Email:r.l.donahue
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
New York State, USA
Comments:Great site Peter! I just recently purchased a black, mint Trip 35, is this color rare? I ask because all the cameras pictured wherever I look seem to be chrome. Does anyone know how to tell the age of these little beauties, the serial number of mine is 320459. Also does anyone know if eveready cases were made for the Trip 35? Please e-mail me at r.l.donahue@att.net if you can help with my questions. Thanks Best regards, Russ
September 14, 2001 23:25:56 (GMT Time)



Name:David Kass
Email:davek57@yahoo.com
HomePage:http://www.kodak.com/go/magazine
Where are
you from:
Webster, New York, USA
Comments:Recently purchased an Olympus Trip 35 to see what all the fuss was about. I was very impressed with the results. I found the hot shoe contact had slipped away from the hole atop the camera. But one of the participants on the Yahoo Club for Olympus Trip 35 gave me some good advice. Turns out that the hot shoe contact (and wire) was simply resting on a bit of green electrician's tape! I repositioned it, held it in place with a square of adhesive light baffle, and reassembled the top of the ca
September 9, 2001 02:34:27 (GMT Time)



Name:Jaap Besterveld
Email:jaapenmargreet@planet.nl
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
The Netherlands
Comments:Hi saw your webpage in search of a manual that would explain which shutterspeed the Trip 35 uses. Looked like 1/30 to me, actually it appears to be 1/40. I remembered the Trip 35 as being a very good small camera with a fantastic lense way back in the seventies. So I bought two at a 2nd hand market for Dfl 15 and Dfl 5 respectively. It's small, it's handy, it's just fabulous. So is your page, keep it up! greetings, Jaap
August 30, 2001 10:11:16 (GMT Time)



Name:Trevor Hare
Email:haret1@uk.ibm.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Portsmouth (UK)
Comments:Good site. Good links and some good tips. We still have the 2 Trips I mentioned in anecdotes and I still take the 'best' one out for some exercise occasionally. It never lets me down. For light tight strips I have seen self-adhesive velcro used. (The 'hairy' side rather than the side with loops.) This can be trimmed to the exact size with a sharp modelling knife.
August 29, 2001 09:06:48 (GMT Time)



Name:SUSAN JALEEL
Email:SC.Jaleel@btinternet.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Darlington, Co Durham
Comments:I bought my Trip 35 brand new in 1984 and I still have it. I have moved onto more sophisticated Olympus cameras in the past 10 years, but wouldn't part with the Trip at any price! Pity it had no built-in flash.
August 23, 2001 16:28:09 (GMT Time)



Name:Tim Escobedo
Email:
HomePage:
Where are
you from:
Los Angeles
Comments:Nice site for a worthy camera. It's a good street shooter. Since I found some filters, it's been dedicated to shooting EIR slides.
July 31, 2001 08:26:29 (GMT Time)



Name:Haswell
Email:has.mac@virgin.net
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
UK
Comments:Hurrah, I'm not the only one who still uses one of these, actually I've got two (snob). "Who do you think you are, David Bailey?", that still cracks me up.
June 28, 2001 19:34:08 (GMT Time)



Name:Peter Hoff
Email:ftuadthd@hotmail.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Denmark
Comments:Hi there. My Grandma' has just passed away, and yesterday when the family was having a look at her stuff, I found an Olympus Trip 35, so it's great to se a site about that camera. I think I'll start to take my pictures with that camera. Maybe there is a meaning with it!
June 14, 2001 08:56:15 (GMT Time)



Name:Colin Melhuish
Email:colin.melhuish@lineone.net
HomePage:http://website.lineone.net/~colin_melhuish/
Where are
you from:
Berkshire UK
Comments:Great site Peter! I have a long held love of Olympus cameras but have only recently discovered the Trip. I'm now learning fast how to repair them after picking up a couple of duds on eBay. The one I have got working gives wonderful results though! There are some scans on my homepage (but of course these do no justice to the originals) Great work. Keep it up! Colin M.
May 2, 2001 20:54:20 (GMT Time)



Name:Stamy
Email:stamy@anka.net.au
HomePage:http://www.anka.net.au
Where are
you from:
Melbourne
Comments:Hi Peter, I was looking for some info on the trip 35 camera and found your web site. I have had mine for the best part of 20 years and bought it second hand for $20. I also got a flash unit with it. About 2 years ago the complete lens assembly at the front became loose and a friend said he would look at it as he had worked on these cameras before. It worked well after that. Recently my daughter attended her debutante ball and I took the trusty old trip 35 with me. Every photo came
May 1, 2001 01:54:22 (GMT Time)



Name:Bruce Hedge
Email:bahedge@iaa.com.au
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Melbourne , Australia
Comments:Nice to see a site dedicated to the classic Trip.I've been in the Olympus repair game for 25 years, and the only unrepairable Trips I've ever seen are corrosion damaged ones. The selenium cells almost NEVER fail, and the most common repair by far is sticky aperture blades. The shutter blades never stick.Get one and pull it apart. A masterpiece of simple effective design-the exposure can be tweaked to be accurate to half a stop over a wide range at all ASA, but with today's print films,it will pr
April 22, 2001 10:51:30 (GMT Time)



Name:Graham Woolfall
Email:graham@wolfnet.co.uk
HomePage:http://wolfnet.co.uk
Where are
you from:
Wirral, England
Comments:Great site for a great camara, I have 2 ser no.s 2799439 & 4970312 total cost 20 pounds. Problem the light tight strip on the door opening has perished on both camaras any idea where I can obtain some? Best regards, Graham
April 10, 2001 21:17:08 (GMT Time)



Name:Terry M
Email:topcatm@hotmail.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Perth Australia
Comments:One of the best small cameras ever made.
April 2, 2001 04:49:06 (GMT Time)



Name:David Easby
Email:Camera@easby.org
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Reading UK
Comments:Thanks for the site which has saved me a lot of time in advoiding pitfalls after I snapped up an Olympus for 2.00 in a local second hand shop, leather case and all.
March 19, 2001 20:22:22 (GMT Time)



Name:Peter
Email:peter@olympus-trip.8k.com
HomePage:http://
Where are
you from:
Comments:Welcome to the new Olympus Trip site. Please sign the guestbook or send me an email (or both)
March 9, 2001 14:24:41 (GMT Time)