Modern Photography, Volume 47, Number 12; December Canon A-1 A-1 top. Canon EOS digital cameras. I like the lack of unnecessary bells and whistles beyond a self timer giving it very clean lines. The FL lens mount replaced R-mounts in What makes a camera still desirable even if it was made almost 60 years ago?

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Great articlethank you! I am sure I shall enjoy using canoj camera as my no. Film transport was fully automatic in both directions, but the camera was not fitted with Canon’s Quick Load feature; film still had to be manually threaded to the take-up spool.

Of course, this was a hassle and pre-focusing by pushing the shutter button halfway down would soon be invented — by Nikon. By sharing most major components, and an inexpensive horizontal cloth-curtain shutter, costs could be spread out over a larger production volumes.

Oh, sure, you can get a Leica for thousands more, but this camera, and the Canon lenses, will deliver just as good images at a fraction of the cost.

Modern Photography’s Photo Buying Guide ‘ The FL lens mount replaced R-mounts in Canon EOS flash system. But when I took the camera along for a lazy summer day in the park and took a picture of two of my friends sitting side by side, the focus wasn’t on them, but the bushes behind. It is also a nice collectable acnon to be added to just about any Canon RF set.


Archived from the original on This article does not cite any sources. Through the lens metering was center weighted and automatic exposure was shutter speed priority. When I took it to the park, heads turned after every photo I took, as the camera automatically forwarded to the next frame.

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Please login to like. Overall, this is an outstanding photographic instrument for a really good price. But it is functionally so close, that nobody is going to be able to tell once you have your pictures as a result.

Any meter only supplies information which the photographer interprets. Canon refers to inkjet printers as bubblejetshence the frequent BJC-prefix. The Canon A-1 is an advanced level single-lens reflex SLR 35 mm film camera for use with interchangeable camon.

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Table of Canon SLR. It is the same focusing screen design that is used in the newest model of the top-of-the-line Canon F-1 known as the New F Canon Rangefinder 35mm Focal Camera Lenses.


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The A-1 was due for replacement when the Canon T90 came out in Wikimedia Commons has media related to Canon A The Canon A-1 was a runaway best seller, as it offered new SLR buyers considerable xanon and value for the price. This had been used by Zeiss-Ikon in their mid-level cameras of their Contaflex series, and by Kodak in early 1908 lenses for the top-end Retina series later going to full lenses.

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Quality camera, simple to use, giving excellent results at a very fair price The camera arrived safely, well packed and in better overall condition than I expected. It’s a really neat little camera. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. This was the first Canon camera with a swing-open camera back for film loading. Take a look at this beautifully crafted paper pinhole camera inspired by the iconic Diana!