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What's your "camera roadmap"
Old 12-09-2006   #1
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What's your "camera roadmap"

me ...

Leica M4 (1970, still have it)

Olympus OM-1 (Lost)

Nikon FM (Stolen)

Nikon F4 (sold)

Hasselblad 500 (still have it)

Nikon F5 (Sold)

Rolleiflex 2.8 (still have it)

Contax G1 and G2 (Sold)

Leica M6 (Ran over)

Leica M6TTL (sold)

Leica MP (still have it)

Leica M3 (still have it)

Fuji F30, Ricoh GRD, Sony R-1 (still have them all)


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Old 12-09-2006   #2
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Smena8m (eighties)
Short fondling of a Fed-something with a collapsible industar (late eighties)
Smena8m (nineties) (Still works, it's somewhere at my parents' place)
Polaroid Zoom900 (2000-2002(3?), then it got stolen at a festival. I've shot some pretty wicked stuff with it!)
Minolta Dynax 5 + some growing lens collection (2003 - Still have it and use it once in a while with wide lenses - 17 & 24mm)

And then the Classic Hell broke loose.

Right now: Minolta Dynax 5 & Hi-matic 9, Yashica GSN, Canonet QL17 GIII, Kiev 4, Contax IIa, Rolleiflex Automat 2, Kowa Six, Super Ikonta III, and a Super Dumb Olympus Digital P&S. (I have the feeling that i'm forgetting a "family member", though.)

Latest acquisition: Leica M2+Coll. Summicron 50/2 ...
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Old 12-09-2006   #3
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My map began with my fathers Kodak Rettinette camera found in a closet.
Then: Pentax ME, MX, Rollei TE, switch to Nikon: FE2, FM2

The middle part is complicated and memory fails me. Many cameras under the bridge.

Here I am at RFF.
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Old 12-09-2006   #4
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As far as rangefinders go

Mamiya 6 Folder RF
Canon ql 17
Certo Dolly Folder RF
Leica M2
Canon vt Deluxe (sold)
Leica III (sold)
Leica II (sold)
Tower III (traded)
Leica m3
Canon IIf
Nicca III
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Old 12-09-2006   #5
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Many cameras under the bridge.
Which bridge?
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Old 12-09-2006   #6
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Right now, Leica IIIf, Pentax MEF and MX, Mamiya C330 and a Nikon Coolpix 2.2mp.

After the holidays, I'll do one of the following:

Give away Nikon and upgrade to Canon A530 or 540

Sell Leica and get M3

Sell Leica and get Canon G7

Sell one Pentax and get K100D

Do nothing and wait for improved scanners.
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Old 12-09-2006   #7
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I'll play - if only to see the horrible development commited to electronic paper..

Minolta Vectis APS Riva Zoom something. I shot something like 3 rolls with this one, prefering disposable cameras for their durability. Then, at 18 I sold it to my mother helping me buy an Olympus C4040Z digicam.
Replaced it with a Minolta Dimage 7Hi for the wideangle and manual zoomring.
Added a Minolta Maxxum 7 SLR.
And quite a few lenses.
Replaced the Dimage 7Hi with a Dimage A2 when it broke.

Bought a Zorki 4 with a bad shutter, light leaks etc, but oh so much fun! Got bitten by the FSU bug.
Added a Kiev 4 for a more precise RF, and added a 35-50-85 set of Jupiters. Replaced the Kiev 4 due to a broken shutter.

Bought the long-time-dream Maxxum 7D dSLR and added a split-prism matte screen for MF. It went in for a shutter/AS-mechanism error after a few weeks, and I've never quite managed to commit to it since, as it is more or less orphaned by Sony. If they bring another 7D-class body to the table next year, I'll probably lean towards more SLR use.
Bought a Moskva 5 (which regretably has a soft lens).

Started developing film at home and bought a Leica M3 after the Kiev had served me well for a year as the shutter started dragging and the camera is winding improperly.

I'm (temporarily, surely) in RF heaven, my Sunny16 is working great and the M3 does its job well. My money will go towards film, chemicals and books in 2007..

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Old 12-09-2006   #8
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Agfa ??? (60th)
Minolta XD7
Seagull (Rolleicord copy)
Kiev
Rolleicord V
Pentacon Six
Leica R3
Leica R5
Leica SL
Minilux
Canon Powershot A70
LC5
Digilux 1
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Digilux 2
and after selling all analogical cameras
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Old 12-09-2006   #9
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Kjetil, I have always despised the use of digital cameras and invested all my money in film chemicals, enlarger lenses etc. I now have 3 basic digital cameras which I use a lot. I can see myself abandoning film processing myself all together, between the F30 and the GRD theres not much one could want within B&W photography, at an amateur level that is. But I still shoot my weekly 2 rolls and develop them, for me this is more a "Zen" thing than actual result .... I love spending time in my darkroom, but have grown very accustomed to my home office and my Mac, CS2 and epson printer.
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Old 12-09-2006   #10
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Hmmm. I've used a lot over the years, so I'm sure I'll miss a few. (I'm excluding digital here.)

Kodak Instamatic 104 (early '60s)
Bell & Howell using 126 film (1970's)
Canon AE-1 (1980 or so)
Canon A-1 2000
Canonet QL17 2003
Leica CL 2003
Other cameras in my profile 2005, after I came here.

The A-1 and CL get the most use. Tonight I'll be using one of the QL17's.
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Old 12-09-2006   #11
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Dad's Canon AE-1
Some Pentax AF SLR junk
Leica IIIF
Mamiya 645AF
Nikon F-100
Nikon D100
Bessa-R
FED-2
Leica M6TTL

Thats where I'm at. The M6 is the only one I really use anymore.

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Old 12-09-2006   #12
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I went through a folding 120 camera stage. Then there was the fixed lens RF stage that led me to the Bessa R, and the whole interchangable lens RF camera thing I'm in now.
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Old 12-09-2006   #13
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I really get what you are saying, Magus, but my problem has been finding a good compact digital I feel good shooting..
The last year-and-a-half with Zorki->Kiev->M have made me more and more focused on the actual shooting, have ensured I always have a camera with me capable of matching my skills (and far beyond that), and the files I get from my Scan Dual IV are just so much more pleasing than what the 7D and the A2 produce..

Even though this is just a pesky snap from a night on town, I'm at a loss to see how any of the digicams I've tried could have matched the attached image.

When we do a "how much are you spending on film/dev"-thread in a year or two I might feel totally different, sell all the film gear and go for a compact along my 7D (or Alpha-10 or whatever) and leave all costs behind, but right now I have found my comfort-zone so to speak.

Sorry for any unintentional de-railing

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Old 12-09-2006   #14
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It started off simply enough in 1962 with a Kodak Super 27... then,
Regula 35
Petriflex IV
Petri Half-7
Pentax H3
Pentax Spotmatic
Pentax H3v
Leica M2 (still have)
Olympus Pen D2
Pentax Spotmatic Motor (still have)
Pentax ES (still have)
Olympus 35RC (still have)
Pentax 6x7 (still have)
Minolta CLE (still have)
Pentax Auto 110 (still have)
This lands us in the mid-1980's after which there was a period of inactivity, but it's become much more complex in recent years.

I at first took the thread heading to mean "what gear is in your future?" As to that I have no major acquisitions in mind, maybe a few focusing screens, filters and a lens or two...
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Old 12-09-2006   #15
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1978 (aged 5) Plastic James Bond 126 camera for Christmas (Lost in Exeter Canal)
1979 Hanimex 110 (Gave to my Mum)
1983 Practica MTL3
1985 Practica VLC
1992 Olympus Trip P&S
1994 Canon IXUS 70
1998 Canon EOS30
1999 Voigtlander Vitessa T / Prominent
2003 Nikon Coolpix 5700
2005 Canon EOS20d
2006 Leica M3 / Voigtlander Bessa R3M

(From 2005 a whole range of rangefinders and odd cameras from eB*y!)

I still have all of my cameras except my first ever camera the James Bond 126 camera. My father bought me the 110 and the the Praktica as all I wanted to do as a 8 -10 year old was take pictures - not much has changed!
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It's a long list, parts of which are no longer in the memory bank.
Some of the cameras are still with me, others were sold or died along the way.
It all started with a Yashica J that died after being doused in salt water.
Various Pentax Spotmatics
Various Mirandas
Nikkormat (several models)
Nikon F (several versions)
Nikon F2 (several versions)
Various Polaroids
Zorki 4
Nikon F401x
A TLR of some kind
Various digicams
Fuji S1 Pro
Nikon F60
Nikon F80
Nikon FE
Nikon F90x
Zorki 4k (which got me back into rangefinders)
Various other Zorkis, FEDs, Kievs
Bessa R
Canon 7
Nikon F4s

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Ilford Sporti-4 (dunno where it went)
Pentax Spotmatic (sold)
Minolta XD-7 (sold)
Minolta XG-M (sold)
Kodak DC210+ (sold)
Fuji (can't remember model - digital, Finepix with 6x zoom) (sold)
Minolta Z1
Kiev 4 (my late father's)
Minolta X-700
Zorki 1e/f
FED 3a
Zorki 4K
FED (NKVD)
FED 2b

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Old School camera ??
Pentax zm? (sold to get)
Canon Rebel 2000 (sold to get)
Canon Elan 7NE (sold to finance Below)
Contax G1
Canon Rebel XT (sold to finance 30d)
Contax G1 (another, Sold both)
Canon 30d (own now)
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Aged 18 in 1981, bought first camera (vaguely remember a black/green plastic thing and a box brownie from when I was child: early 1970s?):

1981-1989, Olympus XA2
1981-1982, Olympus OM10*
1989-2003, Pentax compact something
2003-2005, Canon 10D**
2005- , Epson RD-1
2006-, Rollei 35S***

* Lost interest in photography. Spent next 20 years taking snapshots (occasionally, and all very bad).

** The advent of usable digital cameras refired my interest in photography . Love digital, and this time am seriously interested in photography (but not in film).

*** For when I go travelling and am forced to use film in an emergency (I've not used it yet)!
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Wow, let's see ... not to show my real age here ...

Brownie Starflash (ca. 1961) don't know what happened to it.
Mamiya SD #1 (ca. 1970) Sold (BAD MISTAKE!!!!!)
Pentax Spotmatic (ca. 1972) Sold
Pentax K-1000 (80s) still use regularly
Olympus Stylus Zoom P&S (ca. 1997) use regularly
Canon QL17 GIII (2005) use regularly
Mamiya SD #2 (2005) shutter bent, used for parts
Mamiya SD #3 (2005) with parts from above, use regularly
Yashica D TLR (2005) never really used it yet.
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Old 12-09-2006   #21
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My first camera I bought was as following:

Kodak 110 camera (boot camp Sandiego Ca. 1979) lost.

Canon ae-1 (bought from a sailor aboard USS LaSalle 1980) later sold to buy beer.

Canon T-50 (bought early 90s) later pawned to buy more beer.

Canon ae-1p (gift from wife) to keep happy marriage: still have

Canonet QL-17 (first rangefinder): bought this year

BESSA L w 25:4 snapshot skopar

Fed 2 Zorki 2c (still have)

Fed 5 (just arrived Thursday) More to come I"m sure!

PS: Sure glad I don't drink beer anymore.
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Early 70's era Pentax SLR (lost)
Canon A-1 (sold)
Nikon F (sold)
Nikon FM2 (sold)
Mamiya C220 TLR (sold)
Arriflex 16S (sold)
Polaroid/Mamiya 600 SE (sold)
Bolex H16 Rex 5 (still own)
Aaton 16mm XTR Plus (sold)
Aaton 16mm XTR Prod (sold)
Beaulieu 7008 Super 8mm (sold)
Leica Minilux (stolen)
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Nizo Braun 481 Macro Super 8mm (still own)
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Old 12-09-2006   #24
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Agfa Ambi Silette (not strictly mine, its my father's, but is the first camera I ever used c.1974)

Kodak Instamatic 177X (126 format) My first camera, still own it, c.1979

Canon Powershot something or other, c.1997. Lent to brother, lost

Nikon F80 2001-2005, sold to fund DSLR purchase (see below)

Yashicamat 124G c.2004, sold to hot fashion student

Mamiya 645 Super Pro system c.2005, barely used it , sold it to fund...

Nikon D70, May 2005 - August 2006, sold to fund...

Epson R-D1

Then it all goes a bit haywire because of GAS induced by this place

Zorki 4K September 2006. Not shot in anger yet, bought for the Jupiter 9 it came with

Voigtlander Bessa T October 2006. Currently broken and hopefully being fixed

Voigtlander Bessa R2S NHS December 2006

Lenses:

Nikon 28-85mm kit lens, nasty
Nikon 70-300mm kit lens, pretty good actually
Nikon 24mm f/2.8, lovely
Nikon 18-35mm f/4.5-5.6, lovely workhorse of a lens
Nikon 70-210 f/4-5.6D, best value lens I've ever bought, just brilliant
Nikon 18-70mm DX kit lens, pretty good actually
Nikon 70-180mm Micro-Nikkor, astounding technical marvel

Then I get in to the rangefinder GAS and those lenses are listed in my sig...

Next on the list:

Nikon rangefinder bits, probably a backup R-D1, Voigtlander Bessa D or Zeiss Ikon D or M(agenta)8 if they ever sort it out

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Dark recesses of brain...

Nikon FE2 (80s, PJ work)
Nikon F3HP (ditto)
Leica R4 (think I sold the FE2 for this)
Yashica 124G (studio)
Bronica 645 (studio upgrade)

(Joined the Navy, ultimately sold EVERYTHING out of stupidity...)

Nikon EL2 (1990, sold when I bought the first M6)
Leica M6 (2000, black)
Leica iiic (2001)
Tachihara 8x10 Cherry (2002)
Rollei TLR (2002)
Nikon F100 (2002, sold to purchase D$LR)
Nikon D70s (2005)
Leica M6 (2006, silver)
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I can't believe no one asked the most important question here..

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EXPLAIN THIS!!!!!!!


Now for me...
Vivitar 110 camera 1988 (still own)
Vivitar Screwmount something 1995 (died of alcohol on focusing screen)
Canon AE-1 Program 1996 (given away to someone interested in photography)
Mamiya C330 1998 (sold)
Canon EOS 1N 1999-2000 (sold)
Contax T2 2000 (still have and will NEVER sell)
Graphlex 2001 (sold)
Canon D30 2002 (sold)
Leica M6 2002 (owned but only shot two rolls of film in. It had shutter issues that after 6 months of repair were fixed, but I had lost faith in camera, so I got my money back)
Nikonos II (still own)
Canon 10D 2003 (sold)
Yashica 124G 2003 (still have but never use. Will replace someday with a Rollei probably)
Hasselblad XPan 2003 (still own)
Polaroid SX70 2003 (still own)
Polaroid 600SE 2003 (still own but never used)
Canon 20D 2004 (sold)
Canon SD450 2005 (still own)
Canon 5D 2005 (my main digital/color camera)
Leica M6 2006 (never ever ever ever ever getting rid of. Ever!)

uh.. I think thats all of them.... maybe... do my multiple pinhole creations count?
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2001 - Polaroid Fun Flash 640 (640x480 res, 8mb internal memory, but it had an LCD and a flash)
2002 - Canon PowerShot A100 (1.3MP, no optical zoom, not much of a camera)
2003 - Canon PowerShot A70 (3.2MP, 3x zoom, this basically got me interested in creating photos and not taking snapshots)
2004 - Canon PowerShot G5 (5mp, basically an improvement on the A70. I lost the first ~5k pictures I took with this, and took about a year hiatus from photography)
2005 - Canon PowerShot SD400 (5mp, I got it so I could bring it everywhere but sold the G5 for bike parts and was out of luck for anything creative)
2005 also - Canon Digital Rebel XT (8mp, rekindled my liking for photography +100, turned it into a love and got me hooked)
2006 - Canon 1N (film, got me hooked on 'pro' bodies and slide and b&w film)
2006 - Leica M3 (Sold the rebel XT to finance it, and what this got me hooked on is going to get expensive... Damn that L-word.)
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Hmm...
Played with the various instamatics my mother owned while growing up. Got to Germany in the Army (~1983) and picked up a Canon AE-1. Ironically that was about the same time my mother got serious about photography and bought ... a Canon AE-1. Then again, so did a whole heck of a lot of other people during it's run

Stupidly sold mine at a pawn shop, OTOH, I still have hers.

Later picked up a decent Canon Rebel XS with the kit zoom. It did me well for a decade till I started getting serious about photography. I picked up a Yashica Mat 124G and loved what that big ass*d square could show. A while later I bought a Yashica GS based on my experiance with that TLR. Trying to find out how to use it lead me here & the rest of the "road map" is a terrible blur as I bought and sold way too many cameras.

Standouts:
Kiev 4m
Kiev 5
Iskra
Moskva 5
Agfa Karat 36
Anniversary Speed Graphic 4x5
Ansco Speedex Special
Leica CL
Canon FtbN
Canon T90
Agfa Isolette III
Miniature Speed Graphic (2x3)

See my sig for what I still own of that list. It's still way too much & I really need to decide how I want to weed that list again.

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Polaroid 600 (given to me by an aunt) 1987

Miranda SLR(don't remember the model) 1991

Kodak APS (had a bizarre 4:3, 5:7. 16:9 settings) 1998

Kodak DCS 50 (1 megapixel camera given to me by my brother) (2000)

Minolta X-370 (my grandfather's until he died; a camera that marked my first time taking photography seriously)

Polaroid Land Camera Model 250 (bought 2003)

FujiFilm S3100 (My first bought digital, good landscapes performer) (2003)

Yashica GS (current rangefinder, lots of film that hasn't been processed) (2004)

Nikon D50 (my current everyday fun and money maker) (2005)

Fuji Natura S (bought in July and sold in August to fund a new lens)

Fuji F30 (my current carry everywhere camera) (2006)

D200? RD-1? or maybe Fuji S5 .... we'll see
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Old 12-10-2006   #30
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1965: Yashica 44. Christmas gift. (Stolen shortly after arriving in Viet Nam),
1969: Yashica 124. Bought in country (Viet Nam) and used daily for photo duties while assigned as photographer for 25th Infantry Div.
1970: Nikormat. (See above)
1970: Yashica Electro 35. Bought in country and used for fun.
1970: Olympus Pen F. (See above)
Sold 124 but kept Nikormat and Pen F before leaving Viet Nam.
1970: Mamiya C-220 Bought in Yacota, Japan while in route to states.
1971: Nikormat stolen( Now stationed in Germany). Bought Yashica 124G. Sold Pen F.
1972: Sold C-220( Bought drum set) and traded stereo gear for Nikon F.
1972: Traded Nikon F and lenses for Leica 3c and three lenses.
1972: Sold Leica and lenses and used borrowed cameras for rare shots needed for band promos and such until;
1984: Traded second car for 2 Nikons (an "F" and a Nikormat) and lenses. Sold kit while between jobs.
1985: Bought Mamiya 1000 and lenses in second hand store for $15.00. Sold kit later in the year.
1986: Bought Minolta Maxxum 7000 and 3 lenses and used it for weddings and model's head shots while working with commercial photographer who used only medium and large format gear.
1990: Sold Minolta Maxxum kit while in school earning degree in Electronics.
2003: Was given a Minolta 370 which was used for shots of motorcycle trips around Az.
2004: Decided to get back into photography and.....bought everthing listed below.
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Cool Camera fun

  1. Minolta SRT 201 SLR (a great camera)
  2. Rollei 35S (what a pain)
  3. Minox GL (stolen, what a drag)
  4. Nikkormat FTN SLR (still have it)
  5. Nikon F3Hp (sold it)
  6. Nikon FM2 (sold it)
  7. Minolta 7000 (my first autofocus, I almost committed suicide from this)
  8. Olympus OM-4Ti (SLR heaven, long story, its gone.)
  9. Sony Mavica (first digital, it sucked)
  10. Canon Sd200 (really sucked)
  11. Pentax 750Z (really nice digital, gave to my daughter)
  12. Bessa R3A (now we are talking)
  13. Bessa R3M (oh yeah!)
  14. Pentax K100D w 43mm f19 lens (just got it, looks good, no really good)
  15. I think 5 or 6 I forgot.
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[quote=RdEoSg]I can't believe no one asked the most important question here..



EXPLAIN THIS!!!!!!!



I put it on the roof of my car in order to open the doors and put the shopping in. A big 4WD saw that I was a bout to leave my parking spot so I hurried up a bit, just being curtious it was after all a busy Saturday. Having a bit of a fast car at the time I guess I wanted to show off to this huge 4wd so I raced backward out of the parking spot, my camera dropped off because of the acceleration, the big 4WD joined in the fun and raced forward, I heard a crunch and guessed what happened realizing I had left the camera on the roof of my car .....

Didn't turn out bad though, the 4WD guy was very OK understood the situation and reported it to his insurence, whom partially paid for my new M6 TTL.... see alls good that ends good
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Kodak Box Brownie (Parent's loft)
An obscure 110 cartridge film camera (Lost)
Zenit TTL SLR (Sold)
Pentax ME Super SLR (Sold)
Yashica GT
Bessa R3a
Leica IIIf #1
Leica IIIf #2
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Iv'e owned cheap cameras over the years such as a Kodak disc and Canon sure shot owl, but my first "real" camera was a Minolta Maxxum 5. Then my grandmother gave me a Voigtlanger brillant my grandfather brought home from WW2, a Kodak tourist 2 that belonged to her dead brother, and the Brownie she used when I was a baby. This got me interested in old cameras. I read something on photosig about a canonet QL17 and looked into it. That may or may not have been the smart thing to do. I am now officially SICK.

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Old 12-10-2006   #36
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Here's my cast in order of appearance;
1. Kodak Retina 1a
2. Nikon FG20
3. Fuji something or other 3megapixel digital
4. Nikon FM2n
5. Nikon F100
6. Bronica ETRSi
7. Nikon 5500 digital (later given away)
8. Nikon D70
9. Epson RD1s
10. Canonet 28
11. FED 3 (just came in the mail yesterday)

All of the above are still in the lineup, with the exception of #7. Numbers nine through eleven are the result of finding this forum.
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Damn Jody! You could start a store!!

That's a painful story Magnus! At least it worked out well. I accidentally left my Contax T2 in its bag in a restaurant once. The very nice and honest busboy came running out and gave it to me in the parking lot!
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the map...

first camera was a konica TC something my grandfather gave to me hen i was seventeen. in between there were...
nikon f601
nikon f70
nikon f4
canon a1
canon f1
contax 159mm ( and then he found a love for glass.... )
contax 159mm number 2
contax g1
contax g2
mamiya 645
ricoh gr1
canon 20d
leica m6 ttl that my wife gave me as a gift( and then he found leica... )
a stable of leica and voigtlander glass

i now posses an m6ttl, m4 and intend to add a rd-1 soon... i shoot architecture, weddings, commercial ad, fine art and never have want for anything other than the m system.

(i do still sport a gr1 and all this f30 talk has me thinking...)
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zenit(borrowed)
start slr(fixed after I had a couple of other cameras)
pentax k1000(still have it - for sale)
praktica mtl3(died-given away)
yashicamat 124g(still have it)
minolta x-300(half dead- given away)
canonet 17 Giii QL(traded)
zorki 4(from Oleg - will go for sale as soon as I see the leica m on the horizon)
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When pondering this, I suddenly realised that the amount of gear cycling that I've done with RFs is so much smaller than that I've done with SLRs..

As far as RFs are concerned:

Konica Hexar RF (traded in)
FED1 (given away)
Leica M4 (still have)
Bessa-T (still have)
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