Roll back to the disposable Kodak days with Gudak Cam

This camera simulates the tiny viewfinder, so high-tech frills at a premium

Gudak comes from the term Gudagdali, a Korean phrase meaning outdated.

Gudak comes from the term Gudagdali, a Korean phrase meaning outdated.

 

Fans of iOS retro camera app Hipstamic might enjoy Gudak Cam. Unlike Hipstamic’s 5 second or so wait for film to develop, South Korean app Gudak Cam (also on Android) tests your patience. Each “film roll contains 24 shots, after this you must wait an hour to reload your film.

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Going even further for those intent on recreating the days of the disposable camera, you must wait a further three days, while the film “develops”, in order to see your photographs. And it even simulates the tiny viewfinder, so no high definition, red-eye detecting, image stabilisation techniques going on here.

Gudak comes from the term Gudagdali, an old Korean term meaning outdated. Millennials who have never experienced the cheap thrills of the disposal analog camera may like the idea, but what about going all out and simulating internet dial-up? Or maybe there are some things that were never better in the old days.