February 2, 2009 @ 08:34 PM
!OhYesHeDid!

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Location: New York City,By way...

Hey im looking to get a film camera. i currently have a Nikon D60 DSLR,but I want to work with film. Mainly because my professor is being a prick and not letting me use my DSLR so I want an entry level yet pretty decent film camera. Looking to spend about 500-600 on one. Not anything too expensive but something that'll make a pretty clear and crisp image. I was looking at Nikons FM10 cause it was really cheep,but I dont know. I want something better. Any advice. Oh and I want to make sure my Nikkor lenses work with it.
February 2, 2009 @ 08:51 PM
CONQ

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Join Date: Dec 2008

I rolled with an FM10 for years. Its real basic, but still capable of taking good pics. You might have to work a little harder though is all. I have a Canon ELAN 7, I cant imagine it being very expensive anymore (it was around 550 a few years back), but its a great cam too
February 2, 2009 @ 09:49 PM
iNotion

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Join Date: Dec 2008

I am using Nikon FM2 for films...
Fully manual+Can operate w or w/o battery
A perfect image capture device for beginner who wanna learn more about photography.
February 2, 2009 @ 10:03 PM
Juki

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Join Date: Aug 2008

I use a Nikon F100 for film but not much anymore since I got a digital. Regardless its an amazing camera It used to be pretty expensive like over 500 but you can get them used of Ebay for around 200-250. Then theres also the F5 which is even better an a little more expensive.

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February 3, 2009 @ 02:54 PM
indirectdelete

Post: 1900

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Location: Brooklyn, NY

Well, what lenses do you have? I'd suggest getting an FM10 for a camera. It's a simple camera, and probably capable of doing everything you need. You could also look into an F2. Definitely a workhorse of a camera.
February 3, 2009 @ 11:28 PM
KICKROCKS

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olympus om10 :]
February 4, 2009 @ 06:50 AM
teezy

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Location: London/Birmingham

Have you looked at those sony mini hd cameras?
February 4, 2009 @ 08:13 AM
SK1

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olympus om10 :]


Yeah, this is the one my friend uses, and he also has great photos.
February 5, 2009 @ 05:30 PM
dahblazinazn

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Join Date: Feb 2009

Location: Chicago

I would go with a canon A1 or F1 or F1N. Those are some pretty good cameras alot of them require some manual work. Perfect for ur photog class.
February 5, 2009 @ 05:55 PM
no0 v.2.0

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Join Date: Jan 2009

Location: $crewston

i have a minolta maxxum. guess it's good, but i don't even know much about camera's so.
February 6, 2009 @ 04:09 PM
julian.

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Join Date: Mar 2008

Location: LA.

Nikon F3.
Amazing camera, SO worth the price for body.

Learn your settings, learn to compose.
Then upgrade to medium format.

Hasselblad + Bronica <3

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February 8, 2009 @ 07:46 PM
Brosef

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^ too fuckin true haha medium format &)
February 9, 2009 @ 11:09 AM
indirectdelete

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Location: Brooklyn, NY

Fuck medium format yo get a Tachihara 4x5!

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