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Canon Sure Shot 35mm point and shoot film camera with 38 mm f/2.8 Lens

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Minolta Freedom 35mm film point and shoot camera in near mint condition *Tested* higher end point and shoot camera The camera sets your shutter speed and exposure via the light meter on the front, so making sure the flash doesn’t fire is really the only thing to keep an eye on when shooting.

a b Canon Inc. "AF35M". Canon Camera Museum. Archived from the original on 2015-12-23 . Retrieved 2015-10-16. Upon a half press of the button the Canon Sureshot Zoom XL meters and focuses with an audible, reassuring whirr. There are two LEDs in the viewfinder, green and red. The red lamp lights solid when flash is charged or blinks to warn of camera shake in flash off mode. The green LED has to do with focus… and things get a little complicated here. If it’s solid, focus has been achieved in the range of one meter to infinity. If it blinks four times a second focus has been achieved in the range of 0.6 to 1 meter, but you should use the parallax correction marks for framing and AF in the viewfinder. Bizarrely, at the closer end of this range the lamp will then turn solid again, presumably still in focus but I haven’t tested it exhaustively. Move closer than 0.6m, however, and the lamp will blink at sixteen times per second, indicating that focus cannot be achieved because it is too close. This last warning light also may appear in general when the camera might not succeed in focusing on low contrast or horizontal patterns. Poor is subjective though, and the Canon Sure Shot AF-7 might be better than you’d expect for less than the price of a roll of film.The Canon Sure Shot Owl / Prima / AF-7 has a 35mm lens with a maximum aperture of f4.5, and a minimum of f11. As you may expect from a point and shoot camera of its time, it’s a triplet lens, meaning it has just the three glass elements. Shooting this camera reminded me that my priorities change – or more, my approach changes. With cheap point & shoot cameras with cheap film I become more spontaneous and shoot with a greater sense of freedom. The joy in cameras like the Canon Sure Shot EX is just how little thought is required. In fact, it’s more than that, it’s how little thought it even allows. My love for half frame might seem a little counter intuitive, since part of the reason I love shooting film is the care and attention to detail when composing an image. However, I’ve found that half frame serves an entirely different purpose than full frame or medium format or of course 4×5. I enjoy shooting these other formats because every image has to be well composed and carefully thought out. As a result, I find that they cater to more deliberate, artistic photography, particularly in a studio setting. Shooting Range – 0.45 meters (1.5 feet) to infinity on land; 1 to 3 meters (3.3 to 9.9 feet) underwater; underwater macro mode 0.45 meters to 1 meter (1.5 to 3.3 feet) We offer a wide range of new and used 35mm film cameras and accessories from brands like Contax, Yashica, Leica, Olympus, Pentax, Canon, and Nikon.

The Canon Sure Shot Max might not technically be the smallest or lightest version, but it’s probably the most sleek. A big reason for this is the fully-retractable lens that gives the camera a flat profile when powered off. Furthermore, it doesn’t have a very good lens either. With an f/4.5 maximum aperture, it’s slow for a start, but it’s also quite soft. I knew this from a bit of low level research I did about it before I started shooting it. I found this short review which talks of a soft lens – this didn’t put me off though, in fact, it just added weight to my ability to forget about trying to achieve “high quality” results, and instead gave me the impetus to just snap. That’s how the Sure Shot AF-7 viewfinder works, the same way as on countless other basic film cameras. The camera grip is slanted so you don’t have to squint. The camera’s curving and rounded exterior was well received. The camera won many awards including the Good Design Award from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry. In 1986, it was selected as the European Camera of the Year.

In fact, I think the only thing that detracted from the fun of shooting the Canon Sure Shot EX is the fact that the viewfinder is a little small. The camera itself is quite big and very comfortable so hold, so I found it a little disappointing that they couldn’t have found the space for a larger viewfinder that’s easier to find with the eye. Photos First day of school Flash A spontaneous snap Good light did wonders for this image The Canon Sure Shot A1 is a point-and-shoot 35mm film camera which first debuted in 1994. It’s a friendly, cute and simple-to-use camera, with a good lens and some interesting features not found in typical point-and-shoots of its era, most obvious of which is its ability to operate underwater to depths as great as 15 feet. The third button is a ten second self timer. Lens position at 39mm (L) and 85mm (R). Full extension is not too obscene, thankfully. There are sixteen increments while zooming in (and, bizarrely) twenty while zooming out. While the overall experience is pretty similar from model to model, there are some slight differences you should be aware of if you’re looking to buy a Cannon Sure Shot. Apart from the above lofty aims, at its time of release it was also the lightest and smallest waterproof 35mm camera.It is no surprise that it was quite successful in what is effectively a sub category of the compact camera category of cameras.

The AF35M II was able to shave off 25% of the weight and a few millimeters from every dimension. While this is a decent difference, it’s worth remembering that the weight difference equals less than a quarter of a pound. Capture your best photos to treasure for a lifetime - choose from our wide-ranging collection of latest and high-quality cameras. From compact digital cameras perfect for capturing the holiday fun to DSLR cameras to get momentous photos - we've got an endless range for you to explore. Whether you're a budding photographer or a seasoned professional, we've got you covered with the best selection from top global brands; no matter what's your budget or requirements. Our camera buying guide always comes in handy when you can't decide what kind of camera is best for you. First released in 1979, the Canon Sure Shot was a compact, 35mm film camera that featured a groundbreaking new technology – autofocus. It was a big hit. The camera’s handy mode dial features a Flash Off mode, Flash On mode, Red Eye Reduction Automatic mode, and Underwater Macro Zone Focus mode. These modes all operate as would be expected by veteran Camera-likers™. Newcomers should remember the following Pro-tips™: Another great success, the Canon Supreme Sure Shot won a handful of awards for its thoughtful design.With all that in mind I put a few rolls of Kodak 400TX in the Canon Sure Shot Max, developed it in some D76, and printed on Ilford Pearl 5×7 paper. The results were great for me. Not a bit of difference between the prints from cameras that cost 400 times as much as the Sure Shot. Eat your liver Yaschia T4! You and me are quits. Four years after the original Canon AF35M, a new, updated version was released. The (New) Sure Shot looks incredibly similar to the original, and the majority of the features are unchanged.

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