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    #31
    Started off with the Praktica MTL 5B think it was , the old screw thread lens mount . First Canon was a 2nd hand A1 , along with an FTB , and finally the T90 , what a camera that was , have not picked up a camera that felt so nice in the hands before , or since .

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      #32
      I had one of these, kinda wished I'd kept it, but couldn't get film or get it developed.
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        #33
        EOS 50E. Always wanted an EOS 3 but could never afford one.
        John

        70D, 30D, G1X Mk II, G12, EF-S 15-85, EF-S 18-55 STM, EF 40 STM, EF 50 II f 1.8, Sigma 10-20 f 4-5.6, Sigma 150-500 f 5-6.3, Sigma 1.4 EX DG Teleconverter, Tamron 90 f 2.8, Tamron 70-300 VC, Speedlite 270EX, 270EX MkII, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 600EX-RT and numerous bits and pieces.

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          #34
          My first film camera was a Praktica too which I bought from Dixons (remember them?) in 1974 when my daughter was born. I still have 3 of the screw-in lenses which I use quite regularly on my EOS digital (obviously with adapter) - its difficult to beat metal and glass!

          My favourite Canon film camera was my EOS 600 which I had for years.

          I have a few vintage medium format film cameras too, and my favourite of these is my ICA Icarette which I have managed to adapt to use 120 film. The pics from this are stunningly sharp which is not bad for a camera that I believe was made between 1905 and 1910. There is a label on this camera which says "J. B.WATSON, OPTICIAN, EDINBURGH".

          Keep pushing that shutter button!

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            #35
            EOS 50E It's a great camera which I still have. Unfortunately it has fallen foul of the 50E jinx - broken door latch. I have just found a supplier on eBay and I'm waiting (im)patiently for the part to arrive from Hong Kong.

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              #36
              I like my Canon A1 the most of all the film cameras I've had, although I would like an EOS 1v more, provided I didn't have to pay for it...
              I still use the A1, although don't shoot all that much film.

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                #37
                Originally posted by djp9999 View Post
                EOS 50E It's a great camera which I still have. Unfortunately it has fallen foul of the 50E jinx - broken door latch. I have just found a supplier on eBay and I'm waiting (im)patiently for the part to arrive from Hong Kong.
                That happened to me too. It happened after I'd bought my 30D, and I only used the 50E now and again, so it was just relegated to "the shelf" (all my old cameras are on there). Saw a mint one second hand 2 or 3 years later for only 50, so I had to buy it! Might put a film through it one of these days.
                John

                70D, 30D, G1X Mk II, G12, EF-S 15-85, EF-S 18-55 STM, EF 40 STM, EF 50 II f 1.8, Sigma 10-20 f 4-5.6, Sigma 150-500 f 5-6.3, Sigma 1.4 EX DG Teleconverter, Tamron 90 f 2.8, Tamron 70-300 VC, Speedlite 270EX, 270EX MkII, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 600EX-RT and numerous bits and pieces.

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                  #38
                  Canonette S f/1.7, and then the Canon AE1-P
                  Dave

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                    #39
                    A secondhand Minox 35ML ... I still have it, though it's not been used for many years ... it fitted in my jacket pocket and was always with me.

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                      #40
                      Originally posted by Lepus View Post
                      Started off with the Praktica MTL 5B think it was , the old screw thread lens mount . First Canon was a 2nd hand A1 , along with an FTB , and finally the T90 , what a camera that was , have not picked up a camera that felt so nice in the hands before , or since .
                      The T90 was a fantastic camera, which I kept and used for many years, especially in the early days of digital which I never really liked until the specs. vastly improved from the early digital models.

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                        #41
                        Canon A1, although my Nikon TW-Zoom was useful for holidays...

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                          #42
                          What is this "film" you speak of ?

                          I've just looked over my shoulder to see on a cabinet shelf the following with no order of preference:-

                          A GOKO MacromaX that I think I bought at Jessops,interestingly it seems to have a film still in it!
                          A Minolta XD5, with four lenses
                          A Canon EOS300 kit.
                          Peter

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                            #43
                            Right now My current favorite is the Fujifilm GW690II. My 2nd favorite is my Bronica S2A, the 3rd is a toss-up between the Mamiya C220 and the Yashica MAT

                            Tom

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