Old is gold… so is the Canon A-1!

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When we were children in the early 80’s, dad owned a beautiful Canon A-1 camera and he used to take AMAZING shots with it… he had lenses and stuff and we were always mesmerized by his equipment… It was even used by a q8y man during the 1990 invasion to shoot some of the photos in a photo book he later published!

Anyways the Camera eventually went into his cupboard, unnoticed by mom -she would throw it away in a heartbeat-  and gathered dust until i unearthed it and dusted it off… Isn’t it beautiful? Check out the Free Kuwait Signature Sticker of 1990… and the Old Cannon Logo… plus the old film canisters -sold for 1 KD lool-

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7 responses to this post.

  1. WoW these equipment r amazing!!
    my dad has an eailer version.. but i havnt dog it out from the cupbored yet.. actully he dosnt allow any1 to touch it! hehe

    enzain does it still work?

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  2. Treasure!

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  3. Mashalllaaah Sh7alat’ha !
    3alaikom bel 3afya 😀

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  4. Would grab quite a buck on Ebay, but personally, I’d keep it for sentimental reasons, especially if it still works!

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  5. Posted by Q80BOY on November 9, 2009 at 3:26 PM

    woooow amazing stuff .. mashala y3ni u got the gift of photography from ur dad? 😉

    bs im sure he didnt photograph food as good as u do .. ur the best in kuwait!! (my opinion :D)

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  6. Posted by Daddy's Girl on November 9, 2009 at 10:53 PM

    Nosa

    lool bogeeha? Eeee it works! I actually took it to a big photography store in Q8 and they offered to buy it… No way 6b3an 😀

    Ansam

    and such a good one too!

    Abi Omi Abi Oboi

    Allah y3afeefch hon 😀

    The Aggressor

    It does work… but there is no way on earth i am going to sell it!!! It is just too dear!

    Q80 Boy

    Actually dad is an artist with a masters degree in some art related thing! So next to him i am nothing… period 🙂

    loool i am not! ur too kind! but no i don’t think back then they shot food 😀

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