Camera Reviews

Canon AE-1 Camera Review - Popular Since Released

Released in 1976, the Canon AE-1 camera was successful. Over one million units were sold by the time the camera was discontinued in 1984. The camera remains popular among analog photographers to this day. If you're looking to get into film photography, the AE-1 is going to be the most often recommended camera. Table of […]

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Fully Mechanical - Canon FT QL Camera Review

The Canon FT QL is a single-lens reflex camera (SLR) that was released in 1966 and sold through 1972. In 1971 the Canon FTb QL and F-1 were released as replacements for the FT QL. This is Canon's first camera body with TTL (Through the lens) metering. With this new feature, you can be confident […]

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Best Beginner 35mm SLR in 2020? Pentax K1000 Review

Outdated when released, the Pentax K1000 is a manual focus 35mm film SLR. It was sold from 1976 until 1997! That's more than 20 years. The camera sold well because it was popular for beginner film photography students. Instead of fancy features, it is simple to use and durable. Table of Contents Price & Where […]

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Nikon N65 Camera Review - Should This Be Your Next Camera?

Should the Nikon N65 be your next camera? It represents the tail end of 35mm film before the transition to digital. That's an advantage if you're looking for a camera with all the bells and whistles. If you haven't used a film camera before, the controls on the N65 are similar to what you would […]

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Canon EOS Rebel G Review - Plastic & Fantastic

Canon EOS Rebel G camera bodies are inexpensive. If you own Canon glass and are interested in analog photography, this is a great 35mm film camera.

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Fujifilm Fujica AX-5 - Fuji's Top Model

Fujica is the brand name Fujifilm used for the 35mm film SLR cameras the company produced. Released in the early 1980's, the Fujica AX-5 was the top model. The two other camera models in the AX line were the AX-3 and AX-1. Table of Contents Price & Where to BuyCamera Battery - 4LR44Battery Voltage CheckOn/Off […]

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Nikon FG - Good Value for a Entry Level 35mm Film SLR

The Nikon FG was released in 1982 and manufactured until 1986. It builds upon the Nikon EM, with new features added, such as manual control over shutter speed. What makes the camera notable is that it is the first Nikon SLR with Programmed Auto-Exposure (AE). There were two different versions of the Nikon FG produced. […]

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Nimslo 3D Camera - The Original Quadra Lens

The Nimslo 3D camera is the original camera developed for lenticular printing from 35mm negative film. It is no longer possible to get the prints made, but the cameras can now be used to create "3D" animated Gifs. Table of Contents Price & Where to BuyBattery - 3x LR43 (386/301, AG12)Nimslo HistoryShutter Speeds & ApertureTricks […]

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Canon EOS Rebel XS Film Camera

There is also a 35mm film camera and DSLR with the Rebel XS name. This is about the film camera released in 1993 and known as the EOS 500 in Europe and EOS Kiss in Japan. The camera was an entry-level model. It was manufactured until 1996 and was replaced by the Canon EOS Rebel […]

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Beginner 35mm Camera Shootout: Canon AE-1 vs Pentax K1000

Which camera should you choose between two of the most commonly recommended cameras for analog photography beginners? The Canon AE-1 represents the first electronically controlled automatic exposure camera released. Has aperture priority and program automatic exposure modes in addition to fully manual. The Pentax K1000 is a mechanical camera based on the Pentax Spotmatic. It […]

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