Discuss how to buy, fix, clean, and use all the old manual focus photography kit you can find. M42, Pentacon 6, Contax, Leica, Canon, Nikkor, Carl Zeiss Jena, Asahi Pentax Takumars etc!
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Very nice. I took this one a few years ago when I just had gotten trapped in the G.A.S. and when I had my first DSLR, the old Canon Xt/ 350D. This is a crop, the original frame was much larger, and no one was more surprised than I that it came out so well
Auto Sears/ Sekor 55mm 1.8
Last edited by 440roadrunner (2013-04-25 05:46:52)
Tnx 440 Roadrunner. What caught my attention was the mention of the XT350D. I use the 350D as the "throw it in the back seat and go", camera and it hasn't disappointed yet.
I forgot to mention that I love nature shots such as this one of yours. Living in southeast Florida I'm surrounded by interesting plants and creatures.
Last edited by J Bruja (2013-04-26 01:36:10)
LOL. I still have my 350D. It "made" it several years until I upgraded to 40D, later 7D, with a Sony and Pentax K10D along the way.
UNTIL one day I was doin' SOMETHIN' and cracked the little LCD face where the settings show. It still works, but it ticks me off!!
Don't feel bad 440.
I once had a Nikkor 135mm f2 lens fall off of a 1.4 tele - converter - talk about cryin time.
With some JB Weld epoxy and judicious filing ( it landed on the mount when it kissed the ground ! ) I've got it into working condition again.
It's not a question of whether or not the LCD will die but when. Heat, Ultra violet light, and time all take their toll. You just hastened its demise. I have expertise in these fields of LCD failure also.
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