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View Poll Results: How many digital cameras have we owned? (Phones out, please...)
None 10 3.04%
1 or 2 49 14.89%
3-5 94 28.57%
6-10 84 25.53%
More than 10 92 27.96%
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Old 10-16-2016   #41
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I have owned none to date and have no intention of buying one.
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Old 10-16-2016   #42
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I still have all of mine .

Canon G2
Panasonic G1
Leica M8 [ inheritance purchase ]
Leica Digilux 3 / Panasonic L1
Pentax K10D
Sony A35
Sony A290 / A390
Samsung NX1000
Fuji XF1 compact
Fuji X-Pro 1 [ cheap ! ]

Oops ! That's 12x

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Stylish Fuji X-Pro 1 / X-M1 and quirky Pentax K-S1
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Canon G1
Canon Eos 1d
Canon Powershot S50
Nikon D200
Fuji Finepix F30
Panasonic Gf1 (2)
Fuji X-pro1 (3)
Fuji X-e1

One X-pro1 replaced a broken one, another replaced the broken X-e1. They're nice camera's to use, but certainly not strong. And expensive to repair. Broken shutter on an X-pro1 (plusminus 20000 actuations), broken viewfinder on the X-e1 (5-6000 actuations). I bought an X-pro1 instead of the X-pro2 because of it. Don't want to spend the amount they're asking for a camera that doesn't last longer.
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Old 10-17-2016   #44
... likes film.
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Canon IXUS II (2002)
Nikon Coolpix 5400 (2004 but hardly used due to bad AF)
Nikon D70 (2004)
Nikon D1x (2005)
Olympus mju something (2006)
Epson R-D1s (2006)
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Old 10-17-2016   #45
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It seems I'm in the minority here, my answer is 1 my almost 6 years old Leica X1 and I still use it!
I'll probably get another one next year but not so sure.
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Old 10-17-2016   #46
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Old 10-17-2016   #47
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10+ Can't remember half of them as some were bought due to exceptionally low price and then sold on on Ebay. Some I used for a short while because I could and this did lead to some complicated situations like having a Canon, a Nikon and a Minolta in the bag at the same time. Last time I checked I was financially ahead on them so no worries about that and it was fun, alas I find very few bargains now. The ones I bought as primarily personal use were: Canon Pro1? the odd cyclps loking thing 1.6mp. Minolta 7 (the super zoom thing), I liked it a lot at base iso but it fell apart quickly at higher settings. Canon 300d that was ok but felt cheaply made. Minolta 5d that I loved for its built in image stabilization but a good price on a Nikon D100 and 24mm made me dump the Minolta. The move to Nikon was helped by the ease of getting the primes I wanted at the time for a good price, this was replaced with a D80 and D200. I picked up a Fuji S3 and ended up using it all the time, of all the DSLR cameras I had this was the one I liked and used the most. I thought I would get a Canon 5d to replace the Fuji and regretted it, there was something magical about the Fuji's files that I missed so jumped on a faulty one with 50mm lens for 25. Turned out the seller was using cheep pound store batteries, replaced with proper rechargeable ones worked perfectly. I Built up a micr four thirds outfit and used that for a few years until I got the Sony Nex6 and A7 I use now the 55mm is a super lens and I will be using these for a good while longer. Along side these I have had a Ricoh GX100 since 2008 and after many years and tens of thousands of images it is on its way out. I am completely lost as to what to get to replace it with, there are some interesting choices out there. Can't decide whether I go for something like the Sony RX100 or one of the small mirror free like the Nikon j5 or Panasonic GM5 still there is no rush, I take an old EP1 out with me.
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Old 10-17-2016   #48
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Current arsenal has many more film cameras but includes a MM and Leica SL.

Sold a Nikon D3X.

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Bought the HP as an entry to digital. Was at a local shop in October of 2008 when the Leica rep was demonstrating the then new DLux 4. Keep thinking about another one but I have enough cameras to keep me busy.
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Olympus E300, used from KEH. Sold in 2011
Olympus E410, new in box but discontinued, with kit lens in 2010, haven't used it in a couple of years except as a meter.
That's about it.
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Old 10-18-2016   #51
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canon d60, 1d, 1dmk2,1dmk2n,1dmk3x3,1dxx2,5d,5dmk2x2. Nikon d200,d1x2,d1x.d1h,d2h,d2x,d700,df.Leica M8 and M9 fuji x100. Olympus e420 (i think) also various canon G compacts and Ricoh Gr.
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Old 10-18-2016   #52
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I purchased an Olympus C-2020 back around the turn of the century. It's dead now.
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Old 10-18-2016   #53
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Definitely over 10. First digi cam was an HP Photosmart 850 circa 2003. First DSLR was a D70.
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Old 10-18-2016   #54
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started out learning on a D70S that was long in the tooth. Bought my D200 to get me through grad school when the D70S died. Bought my D700 when I got out of grad school. As much as I want to upgrade now, I can't really justify it.

Oh and yeah my Fuji X100 for fun-time casual use.
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Old 10-19-2016   #55
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Started with an HP something or other point and shoot.

bought a Nikon D40 which was sold for a D80.

D80 sold for a D300.

Purchased a D600.

Wife uses the D300 now.
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Old 10-19-2016   #56
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Interesting how many people here have owned a D70 at some stage! Like the D700 a bit of a landmark DSLR methinks.
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Old 10-19-2016   #57
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Interesting how many people here have owned a D70 at some stage! Like the D700 a bit of a landmark DSLR methinks.
I had one. Was the first D-SLR that I could afford to own. Was great for portraits and product photography, but was never really happy with it for landscapes. Just plain didn't have the resolution.

I gave it to my son when he was 11. He still uses it to document things he builds with Lego. He's 19, so he's used it longer than I did!
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Old 10-20-2016   #58
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I have owned over 15 actually but let's address some issues here...

1. I almost always get irritated when someone poses a question with "we" as that really assumes a lot even if true. You should pose the question as "you" since there is no we, if I don't know you in person and in the flesh, then I don't really know you...there is no "we". We don't own my cameras, I own them.

2. Digital cameras have not been around for nearly 2 decades, they have been around for over two decades, more like 25 years, I have used them for 22.

I own and use 4 digital cameras but film still totally rules the roost and for me, always will by a huge margin.
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Old 10-20-2016   #59
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I'm not an expert in statistic but in my view as very rough average for many people a digital camera doesn't last more than two years...
I'm surprised probably because I tend to built a relationship with my tools and also because where I live it's not easy to sell an used camera without a great loss of money...
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I voted More Than 10 but that includes several that I had very briefly:

Fuji Finepix A101 (used extensively; retired)

Canon A95 (destroyed on it's first trip)

Canon A630 (used constantly for several years; retired)

Nikon D70 (used a LOT; paid for itself pretty quickly as a travel/hiking camera compared to what 35mm film + processing and scanning was costing me at the time. Gifted to a friend who still has it)

Nikon D300 (D70 upgrade / replacement - used alongside A630, eventually sold)

Nikon D700 (used moderately - sold)

Canon 7D (D300 replacement, still in use as primary go-to camera)

Canon 5DIII (used lightly, sold a few weeks ago)

Panasonic G2 (still used moderately)

Ones which didn't make the cut for one reason or another (no special order): Oly E420, Panasonic G5 & GX1, Sony NEX-3 (returned as defective).

I don't know how to feel about this list...

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Canon A510

Canon G12

Canon 60D (With a Tamron f2.8 zoom).

The one I use most? The G12.
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Two but I accidentally I pressed 'more than 10' on the poll. First one was a Nikon 8400 followed by a Canon EOS 10D. Still got both but I only use film. I take pictures of my film cameras thought.
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Well, i started with Benq 2mp (I think) camera, which was miracle after use of films .

Later got Nikon d80 with 50/1.8,

changed to Pentax k20d and tamron 17-50/2.8 which backfocused,

last stop in dslr world was canon 550d with same tamron model. After 3 days in Thailand jungles with quite heavy camera backpack decided to ditch dslr forever and few years used minolta md film only,

later got fuji xe1 18/2 - excelent size, excelent results and adapted some superb minolta mf and jupiter lenses.

Just got a nice deal on leica m8 and cron-c, and though body is in Solms now for some vertical lines issue, its covered by dealer's warranty and soon will be back now debating whether to ditch fuji and stick with leica and iphone 5s only, or keep it
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The poll seems to be asking how many digital cameras we have used.
2. E-P2
3. E-PL1
4. Panasonic LC1
5. M8
6. M9

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Old 10-23-2016   #66
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I bought my first digital camera in 2004: the original Canon Digital Rebel (EOS 300D). Kept it for less than a year. Nice image quality, but limited in some functions and very slow. The rest, in chronological purchase order, are as follows:

Canon 20D
Fujifilm F10
Canon Powershot SD850 (I believe. Not sure.)
Some really crappy Olympus water proof P&S.
Canon 50D
Canon Digital Rebel T1i (EOS 500D)
Olympus E-P1 (The beginning of my m4/3 phase.)
Panasonic Lumix G2
Panasonic Lumix G3
Panasonic Lumix GF-3
Leica M9P (This one put an end to my m4/3 phase.)
Canon 7D Mk. II
Leica M-P Typ 240
Nikon Df

Many have been sold, many more have been given away to friends and relatives. I only use the last two on the list, having sold most of my Canon EOS system, including all remaining bodies.


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I currently own 33 digital cameras:

+ Epson R-D1 RF MILC body
+ Fujifilm F31fd digicam w/8-24mm f2.8-5 Fujinon lens, X30 digicam w/7.1-28.4mm f2-2.8 Fujinon lens
+ Fujifilm X-E2, X-A1, X-T2 MILC bodies
+ Leica M8, M8.2, M9, M Typ 240 RF MILC bodies
+ Olympus C-2020z digicam w/6.5-19.5mm f2-2.8 Olympus lens, D-40Z digicam with
7.5-20.3mm f2.8-4.8 Olympus lens
+ Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 digicam w/5.1-12.8mm f2-2.8 DC Leica Vario-Summicron lens
+ Pentax Optio S4 digicam w/5.8-17.4mm f2.6-4.8 Pentax lens; MX-1 digicam w/6-24mm f1.8-2.5 Pentax lens
+ Pentax Q Black, Q White, Q7 Silver, K-01 Black, K-01 White, K-01 Blue, K-01 Yellow MILC bodies
+ Pentax *ist-D, K10D, K20D, K-m, K-7, K-x, K-5, K-5 IIs, K-3, K-3 II DSLR bodies
+ Ricoh GXR MILC body module
+ Sony DSC-RX100M3 digicam w/8.8-25.7mm f1.8-2.8 Vario-Sonnar lens

In addition, I used to own a Fujifilm X-E1, X-T1 (both sold to KEH), and X20 (gave it to my daughter),
and an Oly E-10 (sold it to Adorama), for a total of 37. I know, I know, too many cameras...
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Old 10-23-2016   #69
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Quite a few but only one bought 'as new'.
Have a couple of factory refurbished that I still use.
Picked up several out of curiosity when the price has been less than $10 equivalent and have them all somewhere.
At present loving my Lumix LF1 and LX7 - the latter I've just set on 'auto ISO'.
I guess about 12 in all.
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Old 10-23-2016   #70
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D200,D700, D7000 D3, D40, M8, M9 D800 D800E D750

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Canon Powershot G2
Early Ricoh P&S
Canon D60
Canon 5D
Canon 5DMkII
Panasonic LX1(?)

I have none of them now. Didn't like any of them except the 5D1/2.
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Old 10-23-2016   #72
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I've got three I actually purchased and used as a main camera (two of which I still do), four that came in box lots of which only three worked (I plan on donating them sometime), and one I found in a snowy trash pile one day while on a photo safari, and brought it back to life, eventually giving it to one of my brothers.

Oh, and the one I bought for my sister after I dropped hers, breaking the sensor and/or screen.

That makes nine. Not counting the very early models I bought as collectables (four of them).

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First was a gift from my now wife, a Canon IXUS 5. Great little camera which I used for about 10 years until my daughter broke it. I tried to repair it but it pretty quickly got out of hand! The best thing was the zoom always started at its widest when turning it on, but since it was old, wide was 35mm. Since it's my favourite focal length I never had to use the zoom

Next was a Nikon D60. Good fun, nice size, horrible finder. Sold it to fund an M6. Don't regret that for a second.

After that I got an Olympus XZ-1 I think. Worst menu system ever. Sold because I hated it.

Currently I own an iPhone 5, and have no plans to get another digital camera.
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That sums it up. I've had a few "long term rentals" that I never had to pay for but I'll exclude those. I'm not a big digital camera person. I sold my X100S which was the last one for me to own in 2014. I've been all film since then.
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Nikon D3100
Olympus EPL-5

The Olympus was bought to try and get wife more interested in photography. When traveling we keep it in the truck for that quick photo. I want to get the Nikon D7200, and the price is coming down. Still do my B/W in film, 35mm and medium format.

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Just one so far, my Canon 6d with 28-135mm, vs my 40 or so film cameras. Really like the results I get from Monochrome on the 6d and no reason so far to get another digital camera. I've found digital cameras makes me lazy so dont try to use mine that often
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First digital - A Canon PowerShot S50 piece of junk, never made a properly focused photo in its life. Ugh. Long since recycled that turkey.

Went to a Nikon D300s - fantastic focus and operation, then bought an addition - its big brother D700 Full Frame. Still have both plus various lenses.

Later added a FujiFilm X100S, then traded that in on an X100T. Both OUTSTANDING cameras. I agree with Ken Rockwell when he says - THE BEST.

Not to mention around two dozen Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad film cameras.
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Fuji s7000 my first digital camera , d70s , sony a200 , canon 6D , all sold as I keep coming back to film but will probably end up buying 6dII or a7III at some point.
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I've not owned or used any digital stuff.

I probably won't until film is... well, I won't say it, but you know what I mean.

I'd consider it if I could have one that is like a nikon f301, but with shutter speeds, apertures and " -, +, - " in the viewfinder with the same sort of focusing screen it has now, with the ability to go from 25 asa to 3200 asa but able to 'copy' different films, suc as kodachrome, fuji superior, ilford hp5 etc, perhaps even with the ability to react to filters like film does, with DoF preview, mirror lock-up and double exposure, but must be able to use ais fit lenses with the aperture rings without an adapter. Full frame.

In short like a Nikon F301 with aspects of an FM2n (but with mirror lock-up) and able to be used entirely like a manual focus 35mm camera, and simpler than a Nikon Df.
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I have only had one digital camera, a little Canon P&S that my sister bought me for Christmas a few years ago. It has no viewfinder, so I can't stabilize it against my face. It has no image stabilization and I have a tremor in my hands, so it's an exercise in futility trying to get a sharp image.

I have taken a handful of P&S images, viewable on the camera's LCD screen, but nothing more. When asked why I haven't used it much, I tell people that I still can't find the aperture ring or the shutter speed dial.

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