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Last Place Hero – The Chinon CE-5


Mostly plastic, mainly good was how the Chinon CE-5 camera was described by a review at the time.  Here’s my take on it 40 years after it launched. More forgotten then even the Nikon F-301(which I happen to love)  the Chinon CE-5 is definitely a last place hero though in fact in its day one…

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A life in a lens

Life in a lens

A stroll through my cameras I started serious photography back in the halcyon days of 1972.  Back then, serious cameras cost serious money – my first pro SLR was the Olympus OM-1.  To give younger readers an idea of just how expensive this stuff was, my OM-1 cost almost as much as my first car!…

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