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Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion Want to discuss the really early days of digital and even film - here is the place for you.

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Old 21st February 2017
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Re: How not to choose a camera system.

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It's called a 'gnomon'!

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Just helps to prove there's nothing new under the sun. Just like photographs, virtually every shot I've seen presented on the internet I've seen the same thing many times previously. It becomes rather boring after a while.
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Whatever happened to Minolta?
Minolta just had a name change, still going strong.

There is an unbroken line from Dynax to A7...
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I always lusted over a Minolta SRT 101, but couldn't afford one!

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Re: How not to choose a camera system.

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Minolta just had a name change, still going strong.

There is an unbroken line from Dynax to A7...
That's true, but the Minolta MD range users were dumped in the same way that Canon dumped their manual focus lens users.

With the advent of m43 many years later, they acquired an unexpected lease of life!
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