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09-12-2011, 07:18 AM   #1
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What classic Pentax manuial focus camera are YOU using today?
For today , mine is the ME super se. I have a 50mm 1:2 mounted up front. A nice compact combo

09-12-2011, 07:35 AM   #2
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I rotate between an ME Super and a Program Plus (the PrPlus is simplistic and quick to use), I will from time to time carry the KM with me which is my favorite...

09-12-2011, 07:49 AM   #3
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When I feel like using a film camera, I will go for my SF10. Is heavy and feels tank like solid to use. I know it is an early autofocus body but I like the feel of it. I can use the newer DAL lens from my K-m on it as well in limited operating modes. I also have my old ME-Super and MX around as well ready to be used.
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Just finished a couple of rolls with the Pgm Plus... I'd already put a Minolta XE-5 in the bag but your post made me re-think that - I think I may use an SP1000 instead!

09-12-2011, 08:46 AM   #5
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When I need to use film I have this.
PENTAX SMC A 35-70/4
FIVE STAR 28/2.8
09-12-2011, 10:45 AM   #6
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Pentax SuperProgram. but the focusing screen is misaligned and backfocusing! :-X
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1957 Asahi "Pentax" ("AP"). In those days "Pentax" was the model name.

09-12-2011, 01:55 PM   #8
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None...Both the Super Program and the KX are sitting empty at the moment. The film is in the FED-2 (Kodak Gold 200) and the Ricoh XR-2s (Acros 100).


09-12-2011, 05:14 PM   #9
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I haven't been shooting film for a while but do have film in the KX ready to go.

09-12-2011, 05:18 PM   #10
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I have no inclination to go back to film. That out of the way, I just resurrected my Program Plus for my daughter. Mirror foam is good, light seals are half gone with no ill effects after shooting a test roll. I am not looking forward to the cost of film and developing.
09-12-2011, 06:28 PM   #11
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I carry MX in chrome or black and sometimes my LX and fitted with 50/1.4 or 35/2 or 85/2 or 40/2.8... if feeling I need a workout, the 6x7.
09-12-2011, 07:05 PM   #12
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I loaded my MG with a roll of color film. The MG is wearing a 1.4 50mm Hoya polarized filter w/hood.
This camera to use has a good meter and takes excellent pictures.
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...the polarizer reminded me that I have a roll of Fuji 100 film in the P645 but haven't had the weather / opportunity to shoot with it.

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