The Minolta RD-175 is an early DSLR that uses three CCDs to capture an image. I was lent one for a few months to see what it was like in the 1990s.
To try out 110 film there are only a few higher quality options, with the Minolta 110 Zoom SLR being one of them. This is very distinctive looking camera, possibly designed to resemble an original Cylon Raider! What it does show is that Minolta, in their heyday, was very progressive and not afraid to try new ideas. 110 film is not widely available in 2018, with Lomography being the only company producing this format. It is more of a niche film to try rather than something you would burn through lots of. If you like big grain and small photos, then this is for you. So we have a camera,…