SLRs

Single lens reflex 35mm film cameras of the 50s, 60, 70s, and 80s.

Ricoh XR-1s featured image. Ricoh XR-1s featured image.

Ricoh XR-1s manual exposure The Ricoh XR-1s is a manual-exposure-only 35mm film SLR. Though nothing fancy it has depth-of-field preview, self-timer, black paint, battery check, and a switch that turns the meter off, and locks the shutter, when the wind-on lever is returned to its normal position. Shutter flash x-sync is at 1/125 second flash sync…

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Pentax K1000 featured image. Pentax K1000 featured image.

Pentax K1000 – Basic and Reliable The Pentax K1000 single lens reflex camera is robust and simple to operate. It is a mechanically operated single lens reflex camera (SLR) with manual focus, and manual exposure control, only. Although there is a single 1.5-volt button cell battery (A76, or LR44, or AG13) housed in the bottom…

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