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Adaptall – Canon FD Dilemma

Tamron Adaptall

Tamron Adaptall Issues for Canon FD Mount Back in the used to be Tamron saw a market opportunity.  As the camera wars of the 1970s heated up keen photographers often had a dilemma.  The true cost of photography is seldom the camera body – more usually it’s the cost of the lenses.  A keen amateur…

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Whose got the Power? – A Guide to Classic Film Camera Batteries

High5Cameras Battery Power

A film camera batteries dilemma…. For lovers of old cameras, one of the biggest headaches is finding batteries for powering the electronics. Many classic 35mm SLRs were designed to use the very long lasting Mercury type batteries.  Mercury type batteries had some very attractive properties for camera manufacturers needing a stable power supply for sensitive…

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