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Student cameras – Minolta SRT 101

Minolta SRT 101 Burly and reliable, this early entry in the SRT line is built like a tank.  One of the most important aspects of this camera is its sheer heft – a very popular choice among those who plan (or don’t, hey accidents happen) to put their camera through heavy use.  While we cannot […]

Student cameras – Pentax K1000

  Pentax K1000 There are few better places to start this list than with the K1000.  The K1000 is often referred to as “The student camera”.  Note the capital “T”.  The K1000 is the embodiment of simplicity.  Originally introduced in 1976, the camera enjoyed a production run lasting until 1997.  This bit of history is […]