Seventeen from Autoboy 3

From the (+/>) 52 rolls of film in a year project with a 1980s Canon point and shoot that works just fine.

52 rolls


This is my Roll 17 for the 52 rolls project. Since I got a lot of decent shots from this roll, I can include 17 of them, for the sake of arbitrary numerical symmetry and because pretty soon the week number will be higher than the number of frames in a typical roll of film.

I recently picked up a Canon Sure Shot Supreme (aka Top Shot in Europe and Autoboy 3 in Asia) for a few dollars at a thrift store. After the very nice results from an Autoboy 2 (see here and here), I was intrigued to try the next model in that line-up and since this one came with batteries it was a no-brainer as the 2CR5 batteries cost quite a bit more than I paid for the camera.

I was not disappointed by this camera. It has its quirks, like the flash disable button is under…

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