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Old Apr 27, 2006, 6:56 AM   #1
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1st Camera = Fuji FinePix A210

2nd camera = Olympus D580 Zoom (Great, but sold as I thought it was too plasticky)

3rd camera = Pentax Optio 60 (It was terrible, and broke within 2 months)

4th camera = Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 (Great camera, but really noisy)

5th camera = Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9 (Excellent IS, but still really noisy)

6th camera = Konica Minolta Dimage Z6 (Didn't like the lens)

7th camera = Canon PowerShot S2 IS (All rounder, but IS not very good)

8th camera = Canon PowerShot A610 (Bought on this forum's recommendations - still love it)

9th camera = Minolta Dimage X (Great little camera, but soon broke)

10th camera = Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 (Outstanding - use it a lot)

11th camera = Canon PowerShot S80 (Nice camera, but no IS. Love the wide angle though, and still use it sometimes)

12th camera = Kodak EasyShare P880

13th camera = Pentax M10 (Bought on firend's recommendation, but found to be atrocious !)

14th camera = Fuji FinePix A350 (Image quality not so good)

How many camera have you guys ever owned ?

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Old Apr 27, 2006, 9:06 AM   #2
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Wow! That's a lot of cameras.

I've only owned three.

The first one was a Canon film camera in the 80's that my dad gave me when I was in grade school.

The second one was Fuji 2800 Zoom. It's 2MP with 6x Optical. I still have it and I keep it in the car all the time, in case I need a camera.

Third, though this shouldn't count, is Canon Rebel XT. I bought it, used it for a couple of months and then returned it. Got good pictures with it, but ergonomics was really bad. My hand got sore easily when using it on hiking trips.

Real third is my current Nikon D50. Definitely a keeper and I'm very happy with it. I'm looking to expand my lens collection as money permits.

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Old Apr 27, 2006, 9:20 AM   #3
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Crikey...this got me thinking...brought back a few memories too....

1) Spy kit camera at 8 or 9 years old

2) Zorki 4K - Russian camera of sorts

3) Chinon CM4-s (first half decent SLR at 13)

4) Canon EOS 5 (Eye controlled focus....smart!)

5) Mamiya RBZ 6x7 (Heavy but lovely)

6) Nikon F3 (lovely)

7) Nikon F5 (lovelier)

8 ) Canon EOS 10D

9) Canon EOS 20D (Still got)

10) Canon EOS 5D (Beeeeautiful - Still got)!

11) Canon EOS 1D MKII (Still got)

12) Plus loads of point and shoots....

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Old Apr 27, 2006, 9:29 AM   #4
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Only had 3

Kodak DX6490 -excellent !! (recently lent out , returned broken )

Kodak 7530, great camera , sold it to my Dad to stop him nagging me to sell it to him.

Nikon D50 - I love this camera ,I would buy it again and again.

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Old Apr 27, 2006, 10:07 AM   #5
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Oh, my.
Ignoring small point-and-shoot film cameras:

1 - Pentax K-1000. For what it was, a very nice camera. Still have it.
2 - Canon 10D. A very nice starter camera for someone who wanted to take photography seriously. Sold it to fund...
3 - Canon 20D. Ignoring the AF-Servo issues, I like it a lot. About to sell it.
4 - Canon 1D MkII N. Oh my. I love absolutely everything about it except that it has slightly more noise than the 20D, I miss the 30% less "crop factor", and its heavy. But oh-my-god.. what an amazing tool. I blamed the 20D for some miss shots... I almost never blame the "N"... it's always me.

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Old Apr 27, 2006, 10:21 AM   #6
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1) Zorki 4 - Russian made Leica clone, got from my granddad when I was about 10.

2) 16mm spy camera

3) Rolleiflex TLR - great camera

4) Zenith 11 - cheap Russian made SLR, build like a brick, about the same quality

5) Pentax 30n - loved it

6) Canon AV1 - got it from my friend, traded in later on

7) Olympus OM4Ti - the best camera I ever had, was washed away with bag and lenses during a storm on a lake.

8) Nikon F50 - very nice amateur SLR camera, sold it about a month ago after 10 years of faithful service.

4 or 5 film P&S Olympus and Yashika compact cameras


1) Olympus C220 2MP -niceautomatic digicam, sold it

2) Fuji S5500 - loved it, but sold it after the last upgrade

3) Fuji S9500 - still have it.

a mid-range DSLR in a year or two, don't know which one just yet:roll:

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Old Apr 27, 2006, 8:14 PM   #7
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I actually meant digital cameras .....

It seems that companies are pushing out products faster and faster these days, with little difference between them.

For some reason, I feel as if I always need newer digicams .....

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Old Apr 27, 2006, 9:17 PM   #8
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1st Camera "1969" = Agfa Isomat-Rapid 24 x 24mm

2nd Camera "1971" = Dacora Super Dignette 35mm - Was my Grandfathers camera, still own it.

3rd Camera "1974" = Konica Autoreflex T3 Bought from my parents when I became photo editor of my high school yearbook Class of 1975. Mom & Dad bought Canon.

4th Camera "1986" = Konica FM3 body as my T3 body died. Gave this Camera with three lenses to my Son in 2002 to feed his interest in photography.

5th Camera "2002" = Olympus C-3020, my first digital.

6th Camera "2003" = Nikon 5700, wanted more than a point and shoot offered.

7th Camera "2005" = Nikon D70 a renewed passion for photography. Enjoying it more now than ever.

Saw the post that you only meant digitals, but was enjoying the trip down memory lane too much to stop.

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Old Apr 28, 2006, 12:57 PM   #9
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Sorry, I don't want to limit myself to digital :
  1. in mid 1940's, when I was 12 or 13 : a glass plate camera (unknown name)[/*]
  2. late 1940's : folding 620 Kinax[/*]
  3. Voigtlander Vito C[/*]
  4. in 1968 : Honeywell (Pentax) Spotmatic[/*]
  5. Petri Color 35
  6. in mid 1970's : Pentax MX[/*]
  7. Ricoh 500
  8. Pentax ME
  9. Minox 35 ES[/*]
  10. Minox 35 GT
  11. Ricoh XR2[/*]
  12. Yashica T3[/*]
  13. Ricoh XR-P[/*]
  14. Minolta Riva Zoom 90[/*]
  15. Canon EOS 1000[/*]
  16. Digital Canon A40[/*]
  17. Ricoh GX[/*]
  18. Pentax *ist DS[/*]
If I had kept all of them, what a museum !
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Old Apr 28, 2006, 1:29 PM   #10
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1. Epson PC500

2. Some Olympus P&S I can't remember the model.

3. Olympus C3000

4. Olympus E-10

5. Olympus E-20

6. Canon EOS 20D

7. Casio EX-Z750 (Still have this as a carry everywhere cam)

8. Canon EOS 1Ds (Original)

9. Canon EOS 1Ds2
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