Kit

 

Nikon D40

d40_small(image copyright Nikon)

I use a Nikon D40 for all my digital work, its a great little workhorse of a camera, its on the budget end of the market but has all the features of its more expensive brothers. As a learning tool it a wonderful easy camera to use, and i’d well recommend one.

For more information i’d recommend you visit kenrockwell.com or wikipedia.

Additional Kit:

Olympus OM-10

(image copyright Olympus)

The OM10 is a recent aquisition and i’m still learning how to use it properly. Its a fully manual film camera that was manufactured between 1979 and 1987, so its almost as old as I am. Its pretty basic but it does everything that I need an i’m having a lot of fun using it.

For more information you can check out Camerapedia or Wikipedia.

Additional Kit:

  • 35mm prime lens
  • 50mm prime lens
  • 70 – 150mm telephoto lens

Chinon CM-4s

(image copyright http://www.mrmartinweb.com)

Another recent aquisition is a Chinon CM-4s (circa 1982), this was in reasonable condition with the exception of the film rewind knob w was missing. In true student fashion, i’ve managed to bodge a temporary repair (*cough* with a paperclip), until a replacement part can be aquired.

For a little more info check out camerapedia

Additional Kit

  • 50mm prime
  • 200mm sigma telephoto

Holga 120N

Holga 120N(image found via flickr)

Was given this for Christmas 2010, its a cheap, crappy all plastic medium format (120) camera.. and I love it to bits 🙂

Sony Ericsson W995 Cameraphone

(image © Cnet)

Not really a camera per se, but does pack a nifty 8.1 megapixel camera.

 

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