Wednesday, July 23, 2014

This Old Camera: (old) Canon F-1

(old) Canon F-1 (circe 1971-1976)

Camera type: 35mm SLR
Lens mount: Canon FD
Shutter: 1 - 1/2000 seconds plus bulb
Depth-of-Field Preview: yes
Metering: centerweighted
ISO: reminder dial on bottom plate from 25 - 1600 ASA
Self-timer: yes
Mirror lock-up: yes.
Flash: P.C. socket, no built-in shoe.

Manual: Butkus

Comments: Fantastic, well-built camera.  Feels like the Nikon F and F2, big, and beefy.

FD lenses:
Canon 50mm f/1.4 FL
Canon 50mm f/1.8 FD

1 comment:

  1. The one classic 35mm SLR I have not owned and would. Every time I pick one up I am impressed.