Do you still own your first camera?

5 months 4 weeks ago #645153 by icepics
Yes, I still have it. Bought it when I graduated from college from a local camera store that let me make payments til I got it paid for. Had to work to get it and used it for a lot of years, a good bit of my life was spent with that camera. It's a film SLR that looks like it was dragged around for years. I don't use it, needs a bit of tinkering or TLC to get it in good working condition.

Sharon
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5 months 4 weeks ago #645394 by Mike McKinnon
Yes, technically yes.  But my wife has it.  


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5 months 4 weeks ago #645503 by ShutterPal
Nope, can't even remember what my first camera was!  


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5 months 4 weeks ago #645518 by Screamin Scott
Nope, it got stolen back in 1980

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5 months 3 weeks ago #645842 by Finn
You're are really taking a big jump back aren't you! 

No don't have it.


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5 months 3 weeks ago #645846 by mariablassingame
My real first camera was a Kodak Brownie Starmite. I took a lot of pictures with that electronic camera and truly began discovering exactly how to make up and mount a shot with it.

My very first "significant" electronic camera was a 35mm Zeiss Ikon Contina Rangefinder. It had a 45mm f/3.5 Zeiss lens, a copal shutter, the rangefinder was not combined to the lens, you had to get the range, after that physically adjust the lens range setting. Ir was a great little video camera. I am persuaded it made me come to be a better photographer due to the fact that it was a manual-everything video camera.


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5 months 3 weeks ago - 5 months 3 weeks ago #645916 by John-Pepp
I personally don't have my first camera, but I have my father's Argus C2 - 35mm circa 1938 camera that needs to be repaired as it is letting in light which is pretty common for a camera that age. I don't know too much about film as I really haven't shot with film except when I was a Teenager, but I wonder if I can still find film for that camera? It would be neat to take pictures with that camera and I do have a light meter that I haven't used in awhile that will make it a little easier adjusting the camera settings. . 


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5 months 3 weeks ago #645958 by Gammill
WOW, you realize how long ago that was?  Nope, can't say I do!  


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4 months 3 weeks ago #649323 by Andy Gladwell
My first camera was a Brownie that my grandfather gave me when I was a kid.  Technically it didn't work, but it was my first! I'm not even sure what happened to that thing. 


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4 months 3 weeks ago #649363 by CatherineW
You kidding?  I don't even have my first husband!   :rofl:   Seriously, no that camera is long time gone.  Actually I think that was sold at a garage sale when I went off to college!  

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4 months 3 weeks ago #649823 by Nathan D
Nope, I can't even recall what my first camera was! 


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