Canon EOS 50E 35mm autofocus camera

The Canon EOS 50e is a high quality, auto focus, 35mm film camera made by Canon in Japan in the late 1990’s. It has some innovative and interesting features, including setting the auto focus points by detecting where the photographer is looking in a scene! My Canon EOS 50E Camera. I paid £8:50 for this camera as a body-only purchase from a business on eBay that specializes in camera sales. In fact, that isn’t completely accurate, because I initially paid […]

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Canon Canonet 35mm rangefinder

This Canon Canonet, made in about 1961, is most notable because it looks a bit upside down compared to most cameras. The film rewind and advance are both mounted on the bottom of the camera leaving the top plate with just the shutter release, frame counter and an inset hot shoe. My Canon Canonet Camera Although I’m not a great fan of Canon cameras generally, an exception to that is the rangefinder series, so when I found this example on […]

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Vintage camera collection – Canon T70

This is a brief post about my Canon T70 35mm SLR, which I purchased from eBay UK for £11.50 about 9 months ago. Canon T70 Description This camera was the second in canon’s T series of manual focus, 35mm SLR’s following on from the T50. It was introduced by Canon in about 1984 and was considered to be an advanced camera in it’s day being one of the first cameras to include a micro-processor to control the camera’s functions. It’s […]

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Camdiox Canon EOS to Sony Nex focal reducer review

In this post I’m going to review my reasons for purchasing a focal reducer and give my assessment of the performance of the Camdiox unit. What is a focal reducer? When I was a teenager (quite a few years ago now I’m sorry to say) I used to own an add-on lens called a tele-convertor which fitted behind any lens on my Zenit B slr and doubled the focal length of the lens. I used it with an inexpensive telephoto […]

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