Camera Crazy: The Quirky World of Toy Cameras

New book celebrating the history of these brightly colored boxes and their unpredictable results

Snoopy-Matic

Manufactured in Hong Kong for Helm Toy Corp. Year: 1980 Film: 126 Flash: flash cubes _ Photo: Camera Crazy_

Masters of the Universe He-Man Camera

Manufactured in China for HG Toys Year: 1985 Film: 110 Flash: x-type flash cubes _ Photo: Camera Crazy_

Fruttolo Cow Camera

Manufactured in China for Nestle Dairy Products. Year: 1997 Fixed Focus Film: 135 Flash: hotshoe _ Photo: Camera Crazy_

Charlie Tuna Camera

Manufactured in USA (Whitehouse Products, Brooklyn) for StarKist. Year: 1971 Film: 126 Flash: flash cubes _ Photo: Camera Crazy_

Mick-a-Matic

Manufactured in USA for Child Guidance Products Inc. Year: 1971 Film: 126 Flash: flash cubes _ Photo: Camera Crazy_

Lego Digital Camera

Manufactured in China for Digital Blue Year: 2011 Focus: fixed Image size: 2048×1536 (JPEG) Flash: Built in _ Photo: Camera Crazy_

Game Boy Camera

Manufactured in Japan for Nintendo. Year: 1998 Focus: auto Picture quality: 0.014MP Image size: 256×224 (JPEG) Memory: internal (30 images) _ Photo: Camera Crazy_

Can Camera

Year: 1970-’90s Film: 110 and 135 _ Photo: Camera Crazy_

Airou Toy Digital Camera

Manufactured in China for Capcom Focus: fixed/auto Lens: 6.5mm Aperture: f/3.1 Focal distance: 70cm to infinity Picture quality: 3MP Image size: 2048×1536 (JPEG) Video size: 640×480 (AVI) Memory: MicroSD Flash: built in _ Photo: Camera Crazy_

Webster’s Dictionary Book Camera

Manufactured in China for Shutter Chance. Year: 1970s Film: 110 _ Photo: Camera Crazy_