The Canon 3000N released in 2002, was one of Canon’s last 35mm film consumer SLR bodies for Canon EF autofocus system lenses. It had a large set of operation modes including fully automatic modes, semi-automatic modes, scene modes, and TTL flash modes. In other markets, it is also known as the EOS Rebel XS N,…Details
Bilora Special Box, 1954, Box Camera, PhotoMuse Collection, 2014, Donation of Dr. Unni Krishnan Pulikkal.
The Bilora Special Box camera was manufactured by the Kurbi & Niggeloh (Bilora) Company of Radevormwald, Germany beginning in 1954. This box camera was constructed of metal with a leatherette covering and an art deco etched faceplate. It was capable of capturing 6 X 9 cm exposures on no. 120 roll film. It was fitted…Details
Chaika (Чайка) II, 1967-1972, Viewfinder Camera, PhotoMuse Collection, 2019, Donation of Dr. Varghese Mani.
Chaika II is a half-frame 35mm film viewfinder camera made by MMZ (Minsk Mechanical Factory) which was founded in 1957. MMZ started making optical glass and producing cameras that were developed by GOMZ (State Optical-Mechanical Factory). In 1971 it became BelOMO (Belorussian Optical and Mechanical Association). It was based in Minsk, the capital of the…Details
Zenit-E is a 35mm film SLR with Helios 44-2 lens, made in 1971. Zenit (Russian: 3EHNT) is a Russian (formerly Soviet) camera brand manufactured by KMZ in the town of Krasnogorsk near Moscow since 1952 and by BelOMO in Belarus since the 1970s. The Zenit E does not have aperture automation, and therefore must be…Details
The FX-D was a 35 mm film single-lens reflex camera introduced to the market in 1979 by the Japanese camera manufacturer Yashica. Yashica and Contax were known basically as “sister companies” and their products usually had striking similarities. This camera was called the last Yashica because, in 1983, Kyocera acquired the Yashica/Contax brands and the…Details
Yashica FX-3 Super 2000, 1986, 35mm SLR Camera, PhotoMuse Collection, 2017, Donation of Mr. Anver Sadhik.
Yashica FX-3 was a manually-operated 35mm single-lens reflex camera released by Yashica in 1979. In 1986, the FX-3 Super was succeeded by the FX-3 Super 2000. It was available in black and chrome finishes, with the shutter speed range extended to 1/2000 and a wider ISO range from 25 – 3200. It had an exposure…Details
Olympus OM-10, 1979, SLR Camera, PhotoMuse Collection, 2014, Donation of Dr. Unni Krishnan Pulikkal.
The Olympus OM-10 is a 35mm single-lens reflex camera model that was launched by Olympus Corporation in June 1979. It is a part of the Olympus OM system (O = Olympus, M = Maitani). Yoshihisa Maitani was a designer of cameras for Olympus Corporation. It was a 35mm focal-plane shutter aperture priority AE SLR camera…Details
The Olympus E-10 is a digital single-lens reflex camera with a 4.0-megapixel CCD image sensor that was introduced in 2000. Unlike most digital SLRs the camera is not a system camera, its lens is fixed to the body. It has a TTL optical viewfinder and a 4× optical zoom lens with lens aperture f/2–2.4. Instead…Details
The Nikon N90s is a 35mm autofocus film SLR using Nikon’s F lens mount. The name N90s was used for marketing in the United States; everywhere else the camera was called the F90x. This camera was also used as the base for the Kodak DCS 400 series of digital SLRs. The N90s/F90x was introduced in…Details
The Nikon FE is an advanced semi-professional level interchangeable lens 35 mm film single-lens reflex (SLR) camera. It was manufactured by Nikon in Japan from 1978 to 1983. The FE uses a metal-bladed, vertical travel focal plane shutter with a speed range of 8 to 1/1000 second, plus Bulb, and flash X-sync of 1/125th second.…Details
The F65 (Nikon N65 in the U.S. and the Nikon U in Japan) is a 35mm film SLR camera introduced by Nikon in 2001. It was aimed at the lower end of the amateur autofocus SLR market. Its features included autofocus, various forms of TTL light metering and different operating modes. It also included depth-of-field…Details
The F55 (N55 in the U.S.) is a 35mm film SLR autofocus camera introduced by Nikon in 2002. It was targeted at a new and lower price-point than the F65 (previously Nikon’s cheapest autofocus SLR). It is unique among recent Nikon autofocus SLRs in that it does not support autofocus on Nikon lenses with “AF-S”…Details