No this is not a compare and contrast post or a trash one brand while praising the other. I’m not partial to either but I’m disclosing that a large portion of my collection are Nikons. Mostly due to the availability of said cameras when I was actively searching for bargains. Now with my collection cycle … Continue reading Canon vs. Nikon??
As I slowly weed my collection this shooter came to my attention. The EOS 650 was Canon's first dedicated auto everything with the new EF mount. The camera's auto focus is glacial compared to the later models Elan 7 and EOS 3, both of which I owned and already sold off. I'm keeping the 650 … Continue reading Canon EOS 650
Dug up more information regarding my stash of F2s during time trolling the inter web. Funny how I came across this page while looking up information on Lake Lugano in Italy, hopefully a travel destination for me in the future when the pandemic is over. My oldest F2, serial no. 7239458, is a black Photomic … Continue reading Nikon F2 collection
An observation of my Minolta A7. I learned recently the display on the back of the camera shows how many rolls of film has been shot. Middle line info translates to dn1 is my camera and 0219 is finished rolls. I’ve had this camera for three years and I’ve shot less than 5 rolls, wow … Continue reading Minolta Alpha 7
Currently shooting a test roll in my new to me Canon F-1n with a 85mm f1.8 FD lens attached. I really like the size of this 85mm because it's not much bigger than my 50mm lens. The 85mm is heavier but not by much, besides I don't drape my film cameras over my shoulder for … Continue reading Canon F-1n