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New camera body and lens

Near our hotel was a great camera shop and I bought a Canon T90 camera body and a FD (old style) 50mm f1.4 SSC lens.

The T90 is tank! It was the last manual focus SLR Canon made before going autofocus. As well as being one of the best 35mm cameras ever made (a general opinion, not just my own), it is also a design classic: the first of its kind, it is the granddaddy of all modern SLR cameras with its radical curvy, human-friendly design.

It's beautiful to use - I can see why people love it. It has just enough controls, but not too many. The perfect balance. I guess it will be my main camera, with the AE1-P as my backup, and the digital for when I want to travel light.

The 50mm f1.4 SSC was really a steal and I'm now only one lens (the esteemed 24mm f1.4L) away from a serious kit! (And maybe a 50mm 1.2L if I can find a bargain).

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