Apparently I never wrote about switching from Canon to Sony?! Let's fix that. I got my first Canon back in 1988. It was an AE-1 and I loved it. I shot through rolls and rolls of film. I took a class from a photo place in town and shot school sports, portraits, wildlife, weather--anything I … Continue reading Alpha
I recently picked up a Minolta XL-400. It isn't currently working, so I can't say much about it. I'm looking forward to getting it repaired so I can run a pack of 8mm film through it.
My very first digital camera was a Sony Mavica. Technically, it wasn't mine. It belonged to the company I worked for at the time. My general manager knew I was into photography, so he'd let me take it home on the weekends.
I love my [Polaroid cameras]. I don't love that it costs me $3 every time I press the shutter button, so I picked up a Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 on Amazon the other day.
A few years back, I managed to score a free Canon AE-1 on Craigslist. It needed a little work, and I finally took it in to Blue Moon to get it fixed. They had it back to me earlier than promised, and I can't wait to run a roll through it.
Several years ago, I bought a Polaroid Spectra on eBay. I ran a pack or two of expired film through it, but all I got was flat gray images. So the camera has been sitting on a shelf ever since.