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« Reply #20 on: July 02, 2008, 03:15:28 AM »
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Just curious: asssuming you have listed them in chronological order of ownership, may I ask what turned you from the F2 Photomic to Canon?

I had the same camera alongside an F and the only thing better (to me) about the F2 was the slightly more rounded edges which made long shoots more comfortable.

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« Reply #21 on: July 02, 2008, 05:33:34 AM »
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Sort of reminds me of the Johnny Cash song about Cadillacs: A little bit at a time...

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« Reply #22 on: July 08, 2008, 07:06:29 AM »
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OK,

The "pre-digital" list. Unless stated otherwise, no longer have:

First, a kodak instamatic (126 format).

Pentax Spotmatic.

Added a Yashica rangefinder
Olympus Pen-F

Nikon FM

Nikon F's, F2 (still have, and use the F2A).
Nikkormat
Nikon FM, FM2, FM2N (still have and use)
Nikon Action touch waterproof (have)

4x5 (a small monorail)
Borrowed 8x10
Mamiya RB-67
Mamiya folding 645 rangefinder
Yashica Mat 124G (still have/use)
Rolleiflex TLR (still have/use)
Yashica T4 "super" (have")
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« Reply #23 on: July 10, 2008, 04:33:04 AM »
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I got a Lubitel 2 (cheap Russian twin lens reflex) when I was 12. This was a great camera to help me learn the basics of photography. No electronics.

Progressed to an Asahi Pentax Spotmatic-F years later. Bought a couple of lenses and excercised my creativity. Gradually spent less and less time on photography (other things to do...)

Then bought the Canon EOS 10 + tele-zoom to take on my first safari.

The move to digital came about 5 years ago with the Canon 10D. The options and control that digital offered enthused me again and I started to occasionally produce images that I think are good.

Upgraded to the Canon 5D about two years ago. Also bought the Canon iPF5000 to produce some good prints.
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« Reply #24 on: July 10, 2008, 12:30:51 PM »
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Majestic tripod.

Edixa camera

Speed graphic

Honywell flash

Cibachrome

8x10

Boy am I old!
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