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Step into the world of film photography with the Canon AE-1, a groundbreaking 35mm SLR camera that combines innovative technology with user-friendly design. Launched in 1976, the AE-1 was the first SLR to feature a microprocessor, setting a new standard in the industry and making advanced photography accessible to both enthusiasts and professionals.


Equipped with a center-weighted average metering system, the AE-1 provides accurate exposure readings by prioritizing the central portion of the frame. This metering system is particularly effective for portraiture and general photography, ensuring well-balanced exposures even in challenging lighting conditions.


The Canon AE-1 is compatible with Canon’s renowned FD lens series, offering a wide range of high-quality optics to suit any photographic need. From wide-angle to telephoto, macro to specialty lenses, the FD mount ensures versatility and superior image quality, allowing you to expand your creative horizons.


The AE-1 features a durable, electronically controlled cloth focal-plane shutter with speeds ranging from 2 seconds to 1/1000 second, plus Bulb mode for long exposures. This reliable shutter ensures precise timing and consistency across all your shots.


The Canon AE-1 is perfect for photographers who want a blend of manual control and automation. Its ease of use, combined with advanced features, makes it an excellent choice for learning photography fundamentals while offering the capabilities needed for more advanced techniques.

Cannon AE1 (Black)

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