Ilford Sprite 35-II is a compact film camera due for release in 2021

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Ilford has recently announced a new 35mm film camera to be released in January 2021. This may initially come as a surprise for some, but there has been quite a resurgence in film over the last few years. 

The camera Ilford is planning on releasing will be an affordable compact camera called the Sprite 35-II. This camera pays homage to the original Sprite 35, which was released back in the 1960s.  

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Usman Dawood

Usman is a commercial and architectural photographer based in West Yorkshire, who has been working professionally for over seven years. He has also spent over four years as a writer for the biggest photography sites in the world, including Staff Writer for Digital Camera World, senior staff writer for FStoppers, and tech writer for Petapixel. 

With a particular interest in technology developments, high-resolution imaging and the high-end cameras, Usman has been on the cutting edge of camera news as well as writing features about medium format systems and global shutters, and has reviewed some of the latest Leica cameras as well as a tripod that’s even taller than Andre the Giant!