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    Many photographers have a favorite old camera. What's yours?

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    my favourite is the OM-1 with the zuiko 50mm f1.4. closely behind is my OM2-SP.

    they're really a joy to use.
    Canon 300D, 30D, 5D. 17-40 f4 L, 24-105 f4 L, 70-200 f2.8 L IS

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    Hmm the camera is "new" but its old. Olympus XA. xD

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    Add another vote to the Olympus OM-1 with the Zuiko 50mm f/1.4 lens.
    Large, bright viewfinder in a small, compact body.

    The first camera I've ever handled.

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    Contax RTSII paired with a Planar 50/1.4 ....... eat my dust OM !

    just kidding!

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    Nikon F with 50 1.4

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    Canon AE-1 with a 85 1.2L
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    mine is minolta x-700

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    Sony 717

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ah Pao
    Add another vote to the Olympus OM-1 with the Zuiko 50mm f/1.4 lens.
    Large, bright viewfinder in a small, compact body.

    The first camera I've ever handled.
    OO i just saw a 100/f2 on display... but it's selling for HKD 6000+...
    and a 90/f2 at peninsula plaza some time back selling for SGD1,800 with box!

    how i wish i can lay my hands on the both of them!

    nah i'm just dreaming.
    Canon 300D, 30D, 5D. 17-40 f4 L, 24-105 f4 L, 70-200 f2.8 L IS

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    My favourite old camera that I have is Canon 300D

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    Quote Originally Posted by arampan
    Sony 717
    Lol! I suppose it's old if you grew up on digital cams.

    Quote Originally Posted by adamadam
    My favourite old camera that I have is Canon 300D
    You guys must be 17 yrs old.
    Last edited by Terence; 3rd October 2005 at 01:34 PM.

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    Mine's the F-1n and M6 Classic.

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    Canon A1! Small and full of modern features.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adamadam
    My favourite old camera that I have is Canon 300D
    the old cameras are definitely getting newer and newer... :P
    Canon 300D, 30D, 5D. 17-40 f4 L, 24-105 f4 L, 70-200 f2.8 L IS

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    Mine is Seagull 205 Rangefinder. Good for street photography.

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    nikon FM2

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    Minolta X700, my first "real" camera ok!

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    my 1st SLR(F601 QD !!) bought new for me by my mum !

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    Correnction: The camera i love the most,

    Graflex Speed Graphic

    Given to me by my dad, which belonged to my grandad before wwII

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