Top Picks From Professional Photographers
Film Camera Bloggers’ Top Picks.
Many online film camera bloggers search and review various film cameras. Today, film camera expert team picked some of these bloggers’ favorite top choices. We think this list can help you decide to purchase your next film camera. You can check out their blogs at their respective sites.
Pentax K1000 by Katie Yang.
Katie is an enthusiastic photographer who reviews affordable analog camera collections. Just like our website list, Katie chose Pentax K1000 as one of her favorite beginner cameras. She loves that the camera is mechanical. It requires no batteries and anyone can shoot at various apertures and all shutter speeds. This is truly a great beginner/amateur camera. This camera also sits on your hand quite comfortably.
NIKON F3 by Stan Horaczek
In the article, A normal person’s guide to buying an old film camera, Stan suggests Nikon F3 in his website. This film camera is one of the popular film cameras for higher-end shooters. This camera has interchangeable lenses in the front and a viewfinder. Nikon has a well-deserved reputation for quality. The camera is all extremely well manufactured and has shutters that will last forever. The viewfinder, “high eyepoint” which, for eyeglass wearers, is essential.
Canon AE-1 by Rachel “I Still Shoot Film”
In the 6-best-35mm-film-cameras-for-beginners article, Canon AE-1 is the site’s #1 choice. We are not surprised by the choice because this film camera is one of the most well-known 35mm SLRs of all time. It features electronically controlled AE (Automatic Exposure) and focal plane shutter. The lenses are interchangeable and the viewfinder information includes an aperture scale with meter needle and stopped-down metering, which also serves as a battery charge level check mark.
Let us know what your favorite is and feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions!