Learning film photography
I finally took the plunge into learning film photography. Here's what I bought and here's the article that finally convinced me.
- Vintage Canon AE-1 Program 35mm SLR Camera Body
- Canon FD 50mm F1.8 Lens
- Canon FD 35mm F2 Lens
- Kodak Portra 400 Professional ISO 400, 35mm, 36 Exposures, Color Negative Film
"The Canon AE-1 Program is one of the most popular camera models of all time. It came out at a time when most of the features we now take for granted didn’t even exist, and it was one of the first cameras to include an automatic shooting mode, awkwardly called “Program” back in the day. This meant that regular users could produce extremely high-quality images by simply pointing the camera towards their subject and pressing the shutter release button. Unsurprisingly, Canon sold a kazillion of these during the 1980s, and even today it continues to be among the easiest models to find on eBay."
Read the full article here.