My old film camera

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very old, a little dusty but still works. Tooks these on a large mirror I have.


a-1 by runnah555, on Flickr

p.s. this is for sale if anyone wants it.
 

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While we shouldn't get attached to "things" in this life, I'm sure this has sentimental value? I'd be wary to let it go. :blushing:
 
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While we shouldn't get attached to "things" in this life, I'm sure this has sentimental value? I'd be wary to let it go. :blushing:

Not really.

But you could own a piece of history. Imagine telling your friends how you own runnah's first camera!
 
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Ahhhhh, the venerable Canon A-1--the world's first five-mode camera! Revolutionary in its era, truly. Yeah, those came out after the AE-1 and later the AE-1 Program had shattered sales records for 35mm SLR cameras, and I think the success of its cheaper stablemates, and their market penetration, really actually hurt the A-1 sales figures quite a bit. It was truly far ahead of its day. Far,far ahead on the technology front. If a family or person already had an AE-1 or AE-1 Program, I think the general trend was for most people to say, "I already own a great camera-so why upgrade?"
 
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Ahhhhh, the venerable Canon A-1--the world's first five-mode camera! Revolutionary in its era, truly. Yeah, those came out after the AE-1 and later the AE-1 Program had shattered sales records for 35mm SLR cameras, and I think the success of its cheaper stablemates, and their market penetration, really actually hurt the A-1 sales figures quite a bit. It was truly far ahead of its day. Far,far ahead on the technology front. If a family or person already had an AE-1 or AE-1 Program, I think the general trend was for most people to say, "I already own a great camera-so why upgrade?"

I inherited it from a relative who upgraded to the next model. I loved it back in the day. Still I am impressed with the build quality as all the lenses are still butter smooth and feel much better than today's plastic bodies.
 

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very old, a little dusty but still works. Tooks these on a large mirror I have.


a-1 by runnah555, on Flickr

p.s. this is for sale if anyone wants it.


Now just get a micro four thirds camera & a FD to m43 adapter & you can use those old but good lenses.

Took this today with a Canon FD 50/3.5 macro on my m4/3.

Moss & lichen.

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