Repair

My first Canon

by Todd on May 19, 2012

A few weeks ago I was visiting the lab where I used to work. My boss found out I was shooting a lot of film and getting into old cameras, and he kindly offered to give me his old Canon A-1 and 50mm lens. Obviously I took him up on it…free gear is great. To […]

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New Contax RX + Repair

by Todd on April 18, 2012

In search of a great film body, I somehow got fixated on the Contax RX, and after getting the refund from returning the MZ-S, I found an RX on eBay, along with a Contax-Zeiss Vario-Sonnar zoom lens, the 28-85/3.3-4. The camera is almost everything I want. Big, solid, beautiful. I wish there was a grip […]

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Pentax MX Meter Fix

by Todd on July 24, 2011

A few weeks ago the meter in my Pentax MX stopped working. I assumed it was simply dead batteries, and bought some new ones. Only yesterday I put in fresh batteries, because I wanted to use the camera. But the meter was still not working. No lights at all. This camera is 35-ish years old, […]

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