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Canon AE-1 Program

I used this mint Canon AE-1 Program briefly in the early 2010’s. I didn’t keep it, because I already had an all-mechanical Pentax K1000 and a Nikon F that both worked fine, and I wasn’t confident about the long-term viability of the camera’s electronics. Introduced in 1981, the AE-1 was one of the earliest, though …

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Pentax K1000

This is my Asahi Pentax. I bought it in 1979, and except for the lightmeter,  it still works, although it did get a new shutter a quarter century ago. The lens is what came in the box… an SMC Pentax 50mm f/2. First introduced in 1976, the K1000 model acquired a bit of a cult …

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