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Old 08-01-2019   #2681
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Old 08-12-2019   #2682
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I have many -- mostly GIVEN now as people don't want 'Film Cameras' -- here are some
Collection of Minolta 'Dynax' models all free
Minolta Dynax Models by Peter Elgar, on Flickr
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X-700 given
Minolta X-700 by Peter Elgar, on Flickr
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Konica Auto-Reflex TC taken over from my Boy who was given it and never uses it nowKonica set by Peter Elgar, on Flickr
OM-2n taken over from my Boy who was given it and never uses it now
OM2n set by Peter Elgar, on Flickr
Contax RTS II saved from the Council Dump just in time !!
Contax RTS II Quartz by Peter Elgar, on Flickr
Yashica FR-1 saved from Council Dump from same Gent !
Yashica gear by Peter Elgar, on Flickr
Too many more to show now ---- all USED in 'Rotation' !!
Was the AF in the Minolta 7000 just terrible or was it me?
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Old 08-18-2019   #2683
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The maxxum 7000 was the first onbody af camera - you can forgive it for not being amazing
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Old 08-19-2019   #2684
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The maxxum 7000 was the first onbody af camera - you can forgive it for not being amazing
I have 3 of them and even though they don't have some of the features I like on a camera I still really dig em'. When the collection is finally thinned they will remain.......
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Out to Lunch, on Flickr. The Canon EOS 5 (1992), the first SLR with eye-controlled focus. A comprehensive review here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNSaTQajT9c
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Old 08-19-2019   #2686
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Love the Lens and the 6x7 format enough to combine the two!

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Old 08-19-2019   #2687
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Out to Lunch, on Flickr. The Canon EOS 5 (1992), the first SLR with eye-controlled focus. A comprehensive review here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNSaTQajT9c



That's one hell of a camera. I sold the EOS 1RS and kept this one. Dead quiet and always spot on when it comes to AF and metering. Has given me some of my best pictures.
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Old 08-20-2019   #2688
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That's one hell of a camera. I sold the EOS 1RS and kept this one. Dead quiet and always spot on when it comes to AF and metering. Has given me some of my best pictures.
Agreed, a good camera. Mine still works and the batteries remain available. The eye-controlled focus was further refined in the EOS 3 but then abandoned. Apparently, eyeglasses, contact lenses, and even lens implants would confuse the system. Cheers, Peter
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Pentax LX and MX with a some of Pentax's tastier glass.

Interestingly, this whole kit (arguably two of Pentax's best SLR's and best manual lenses) cost less than my M2. 'Value' is an odd thing...

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An Ihagee Exakta Varex VX, made between 1951 and 1956 in East Germany. It's the exact (pun intended) type of camera used by James Steward in "Rear Window" (1956), by Alfred Hichcock. The lens is a Carl Zeiss Flektogon f2.8 35mm made in the 60's.






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An Ihagee Exakta Varex VX, made between 1951 and 1956 in East Germany.
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Very nice. Good to see another Exakta owner. Here is one of several Exaktas I have, a VX IIa.

I have too many SLRs to list, but number 103 is a new-to-me Konica Autoreflex T3 - a great trap-needle SLR.
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Akiva—I’m amazed someone would just bin a Contax set. Do people not know how coveted those are on eBay? The resell value might be a fraction of original price, but definitely worth trying to get something for. Oh well, your gain. I think the only gear I’ve outright thrown in the trash were a couple of 1980s kit lenses that were completely jammed up.

Anyway. I see I’m not the only GX user out here.


So far loving it; shot almost 10 rolls of D100 and a couple of Provia through of soon-to-be-demolished buildings. Got some PanF and Foma 100 on deck for some landscapes and portraits, respectively.

I’d eventually like to get a second back, but I did spend enough on parts to get my Bronica running last month. Parts for that are getting scarce and expensive.
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Very nice. Good to see another Exakta owner. Here is one of several Exaktas I have, a VX IIa.

I have too many SLRs to list, but number 103 is a new-to-me Konica Autoreflex T3 - a great trap-needle SLR.
Great, I have VX IIa too, the pretiest of them all
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Nikon FM2n, Nikkor-S Auto 55mm f/1.2, ORWO N74+, developed in LegacyPro L110 at 1:31 for 6.5 minutes.


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During my recent trip to Poland...


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A Pentacon FM made in the GDR c.1958-1961. Sadly it's not working properly, but was very cheap.


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Pan, Totally killer kit buddy! Super Jealous.
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^ I agree and the camera is nice too😁. Peter
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Pan, Totally killer kit buddy! Super Jealous.

Half of that kit is called "drozdzowka z serem".... Google it
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Cheese Roll? Lol.

I like sweet rolls and all but the F5 is more my fancy
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Cheese Roll? Lol.

I like sweet rolls and all but the F5 is more my fancy

Here is another one. It's older sibling - the F4 - is lurking behind it....


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Such a handsome beastie. I owned one years ago, bought new from Grays and traded in for a new D70 some years later. Too heavy for my tired old paws now, but what a capable monster it is!
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My Mum's old Spotmatic F, purchased new in Panama in '76, as Mum and Dad sailed from Melbourne to Southampton on the S.S. Australis.

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I needed a digital camera with a quirky lens, so I bought this about a month ago:

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