A&A Studios, Inc.  

A MULTI-FACETED CREATIVE STUDIO

7947 Ogden Avenue. Lyons, Illinois. 60534 U.S.A.  312.278.1144

A BLOG ABOUT PHOTOBOOTHS, ART, & PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Anthony Vizzari

A photobooth without the Booth

Updated: Nov 26, 2020

A Photobooth without the booth! Get yours! See pricing details and information below. CONTACT US to learn more or place an order.

PHOTOBOOTH PLATE CAMERA w/ Relay: $500.00

· (Sheet Metal Body c.1965-1990).

· Aperture control on front dial

· Lens Length: Varies: 90-105mm

· F-Stop: Varies per camera: f4.5 – f22

· Lens manufacturer: Variesper camera. Lens are interchangeable but requires much adjustment. Many thread mount / enlarger style lens can be adapted to fit.

· Dark bag/box provided with camera purchase.

PHOTOBOOTH CAST CAMERA w/ Relay: $600.00

· (Cast Body c.1940-1965)

· Aperture control on lens via rear access panel.

o Aperture control on front dial: Add $200 for this model, if available.

· Lens Length: Varies: 90-105mm

· F-Stop: Varies per camera: f2.5 – f32

· Dark bag/box provided with camera purchase.


CAMERA MAGAZINE: FULL SIZE: $100.00


CAMERA CONTROLLER: $385.00

· Includes 10ft 3.5mm-3.5mm Sync Cable

· Controller cable length: 2’ Standard. Add

· Functions: Power 110vac, Start, Cut, Sync.

· (1) Roll of Kodak 150 strips free with every controller purchase.

· Chemical recipes and tray process starting instructions provided with camera controller. Note: you will need a dark space!

· Optional: Dark bag: make your own or buy one from us: Velcro attachment to camera w/ double dark cloth construction. +$100.00

· Optional: Wireless remote control start switch: +$250.00

· Optional: 15’ start switch cable” (think old school shutter release cable) +$100.00. Add +$3.00/ft over 15’- custom.

· NOTE: **Controller will work on “most” Auto-Photo / Photo-Me Cameras but will not guarantee on cameras not purchased by A&A Studios. *Some AP-10/Silver Box strobe systems, as well as other Photo-Me UK cameras, M9, etc. have variants in the wiring. Plate cameras are more forgiving. If using your own camera, be sure to confirm camera model and pin-outs with A&A Studios.


PHOTOBOOTH PAPER: ROLLS:

· Kodak B&W: Matte/Satin RC: ~150 Strips per roll: $65.00

o This paper is now impossible to find. Only available at A&A Studios.

· Foma 312 B&W Matte/Satin RC: ~500 Strip Roll: $150.00

· Foma 312 B&W: Matte/Satin RC: ~250 Strip Roll: $80.00

o Foma paper cut exclusively for A&A Studios

· Ilford RC 44M RC Satin/Pearl B&W: ~500 Strip Roll: $110.00

· Ilford RC 44M RC Gloss B&W: ~500 Strip Roll: $110.00

o Ilford papers cut exclusively for A&A Studios. Note: Ilford papers must be handled in complete darkness. No safelight. Ilford is subject to more width variation in the roll cuts, therefore, can jam a bit more frequently. Not recommend for first time users.

· Slavich Minutka RC B&W: Fastest P-Value. Limited stock. Contact us for paper and chemical supplier info.

· COLOR: Photo-Me Chrome/Ilfochrome aka Cibachrome (discontinued in 2011 by Ilford) : Limited stock of short salvage rolls available at A&A Studios. $25-$100/roll. For fresh rolls contact us for paper and chemical supplier info.

· COLOR: Reversal Process (Kodak, Fuji, etc..): More to follow- this is still very experimental and labor intensive as well as unstable. Yields results but a lot of work – sorting out a better process.

CUSTOM CAMERA BOXES, ENCLOSURES & DEVELOPING TANKS/BOXES

· Got an idea? We can build anything in our fabrication shop. Contact us for custom build prices


ADDITONAL ITEMS:

· Light Source: Recommended (2) 400ws (or greater) moonlights w/ photo sensors to slave additional strobes.

· Stands + umbrellas, etc. B&H, Adoroma, or your local camera store.

· Chemistry: Clayton, Photographers Formulary, Photo Systems Inc., Freestyle Photographic, B&H.

· Trays, Tongs, Darkroom Gear, PPE, etc: We recommend buying from Freestyle Photographic or your local camera store.

**Shipping, packing, & local taxes, of applicable not included in pricing.