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Basic, Robust, Perfect for Beginners

Basic - Lack of features may frustrate enthusiasti...

Introduction Technology is like fashion. Most people want to buy the latest thing to show off to their friends and to get their approval. I, on the other hand, have taken the opposite approach by going ‘retro’ and buying a film camera from Ebay. Vintage is the new fashion. Photography has always...

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“Pentax K1000”

published 09/03/2001

Unlimited use

Need to buy a flash separate

In this age of high technology automatic electronic equipment it pays to take a step back to the simple things such as the Pentax K1000 camera. The fully manual 35mm SLR obviously requires complete user control but for the photographer who doesn’t want to be limited by a camera’s...

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Excellent

“pentax k1000- beginners luck”

published 13/06/2004

creative possibilities, durability and pricing

replacement of old parts would be pricey

All photography students are well aquainted with the Pentax K1000 as it has been used as a value for money SLR for many years now. The choice of schools and Universities to buy this camera, alone emphasises its reliability and ease of use for a beginner. For those who have surpassed the...

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