What are the best film cameras for a beginner?

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    #1Olympus OM-1

    Olympus OM-1
    1970's Olympus OM-1 is the first model introduced in the Olympus 35-mm SLR film cameras. Entirely mechanical, the Olympus OM-1 has a 50-millimeter lens, which is ideal to capture large panorama views.

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    Scott Medina
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "Even though we live in the age of digital cameras and the film days are long gone, some people prefer the traditional filmmaking with the actual films and Olympus OM-1 is truly a nice device for these individuals. It's not very expensive and comes with a 50mm lens which is not super wide angle and not telephoto either, it is somewhere in between and perfect for general filming - good choice for beginners. "
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    #2Fujifilm X-T10

    Fujifilm X-T10

    Fujifilm X-T10 is a compact mirrorless digital camera with several useful controls and great design! This device has a simplified auto mode for people who don´t want to manage manual settings.


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    Ramón Guillén
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "The best is sort of hard to determine. I must say that this is a good idea for a mirrorless digital camera. Needs some work on the simplified auto mode but I can see the potential in this one!"
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    #3Pentax Asahi K1000

    Pentax Asahi K1000
    The Pentax K1000 is a SLR 35mm Film Camera with Lens Combo manufactured by Optical Co. Ltd from 1976 to 1997. This camera works mechanically (springs, gears, levers) and has manual-focus SLR, manual-exposure control, and doesn't require any batteries (except for the light metering information system).

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    David Huerta
    Written on March 2, 2018
    "The Pentax Asahi K1000 is the ideal film cameras for a beginner. It's quite a fascinating camera that is no longer being manufactured. I think it's pretty neat that you don't need batteries and I actually like the manual focus. From what I understand, it works mechanically. It's really a fun camera to use and I've gotten excellent results with it!"
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    #4Nikon FM10

    Nikon FM10
    The Nikon FM10 is a 35 mm SLR film camera manufactured by Nikon Corporation on 1995. The FM10 has a shutter speed range of 1 to 1/2000th second plus bulb and flash X-sync of 1/125th second.

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    Danielle Stanley
    Written on March 2, 2018
    "The student's perfect camera. It uses ALL of the Nikon F-mount lens. Its rugged. Its mechanical. Film cameras are an art tool now, and this model brings to a dedicated art student all of the controls necessary for them to learn about the skills that a film photographer must have "


Best What are the best film cameras for a beginner
1Olympus OM-1Electronics 8 Paid
2Fujifilm X-T10Electronics 6 Paid
3Pentax Asahi K1000Electronics 3 Paid
4Nikon FM10Electronics 1 Paid

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