Banana Fairy’s Camera in Donkey Kong 64

Donkey Kong 64 (Rare, Ultimate Play the Game, 1999).

The Banana Fairy’s Camera is the magical camera that players receive from the Banana Fairy Princess in Donkey Kong 64. The purpose of the camera is to take pictures of the Banana Fairies. It is the only method to catch Banana Fairies, as it traps them inside special banana skin photographs. The camera is fueled by Banana Camera Film. The more pictures the players take of Banana Fairies, the more secrets and extras they unlock in the game. Any Kong can use the camera.

It is used by first holding Z Button, then pressing Camera down Button, and finally pressing B Button to snap a photo.


UFO: A Day In The Life

UFO: A Day In The Life (Love-de-Lic, 1999)

the player must use a device called “COSMIC,” a kind of camera, to reveal the creatures. Once a certain number of photographs have been taken, the player character returns to the ship to develop the pictures. This is done by giving the negatives to a giant floating head called “Mother.” As more aliens are rescued, more areas open up and different times of day are available for exploration.



James Bond’s spy cameras

In James Bond: Tomorrow Never Dies (PS1, 1999), you have to photograph weapons as part of the mission objective (Stage 2. Arms Bazaar, Russian Border).

The quality of the images is irrelevant to the game and the pictures are not given grades.


In James Bond: The World Is Not Enough (PS1, Ninentdo 64, Game Boy Color, 2000), you are equipped with a spy camera (Mission 5. Night Watch).

miniature digital camera with conventional and low-light operating capability. Use the camera to copy secret documents, take surveillance shots, or gather incriminating evidence. You’re only as good as your information