While the little Minox 35s were cute, I still have one of the original ones, I always thought the Rollei 35 was more solid and the Olympus XA better for actually shooing images, from the 35 minis group of cameras. And with a step up in size I loved the Contax TVS cameras
I'm not tempted by film cameras these days, except perhaps as attractive objects to admire on the shelf.
I saw a teenaged girl carrying an old OM1 around a supermarket last week and I stopped her to talk about it. It looked great and I admired her for using it, but I'm very sure that film is not for me now.
Here's a warrior. It belonged to a friend who passed away a year ago. I closed the estate of his cameras. There were 216 items ranging from a 50mm Noctilux to a 35-350 Canon EF lens. He used every single piece and this one was the one he used the most. It's got lots of tape, dents, scratches, missing screws and the viewfinder glass slides from side to side. The shutter fires and the film advances and it's number 216 of the lot and it's retired to my showcase.
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