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jaymc WA
03/19/15 11:00 pm

Your trolling, right? You can't be that ignorant.

musiman28 Cotton country
03/19/15 6:35 pm

I guess since I have to ask what a SLR camera is the answer must be no.

rondo1 Colorado
03/19/15 7:32 pm

Yes on owning the SLR , not so much on using it. It is not a DSLR. Was really nice, now collects dust.

Statek Im from the Internet
03/19/15 7:57 pm

D40 for now, taken some nice shots from Alaska to Costa Rica

03/20/15 9:55 am

I'm guessing since I don't know what that is I don't own it.

03/19/15 6:22 pm

Got my Nikon D3200, just bought a new 18/300 mm.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
03/19/15 9:43 pm

Single-Lens Reflex. You look through the viewfinder and see through the lens via a 45°-angled mirror behind the lens. When you press the shutter release, the mirror flips up out of the way and allows the light from the lens to hit the frame of film.

robclark89 Utah
03/20/15 1:18 am

My wife does and she is very good at it! She is taking photography classes at school and has had some paying customers already. It is fun to see the work she does.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
03/19/15 9:48 pm

The most common SLRs use 35mm film (about 1 1/4ish" wide roll of film with sprocket holes along the top and bottom edges for the film-advance mechanism to engage). At a news conference, those loud shutter clicks you hear are often from SLRs.

KAnne Atlantic City, NJ
03/20/15 2:55 pm

Well anything fancier and I'd probably break it by accident!

Torfin Never Behind
03/19/15 6:36 pm

I still have my old Pentax K1000. I have not used it for decades.

susanr Colorado
03/19/15 7:11 pm

SLR = single lens reflex. It's a type of camera that has a mirror & prism system so that you are viewing through the lens, instead of through a separate viewfinder. With the viewfinder, what you see isn't exactly what you get, in the final image.

brettshel Bernie Would Have Won
03/19/15 9:17 pm

With the right lenses, you can shoot Hollywood quality video with a DSLR. To me, they're better for videos than stills.

Injectable Trump Killed Babbitt
03/19/15 7:14 pm

No. I'm using a Sony Nex-5 at the moment. The mirrorless interchangeable seems to be a good compromise for me. Delivers quality photos without quite so much bulk.

KAnne Atlantic City, NJ
03/20/15 2:09 pm

I didn't say it was. I meant that's what I own as a camera. I just use it for traveling.

ladyniner81 no hope for humanity
03/20/15 10:22 pm

I'm a dork. What is it?

sdbrev210 The Pursuit of Happiness
03/20/15 8:09 am

I would agree corny, esp on the higher end ones.

HammeringMan Gods Away On Business
03/20/15 7:23 am

SD- audio shutter! Is that why my Nikon shutter click sounds like a Leica!!!

droo Santa Barbara
03/19/15 7:21 pm

I have an EOS 600D and am upgrading to a full-frame 5D Mark ii this week.

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
03/20/15 7:25 am

Canon rebel t1i and and my dad's old AE-1. I love digital but there's something about working with film that's really satisfying (I develop black&white film myself). I have a compact digital too but I love that with an SLR you hear/feel the shutter!

offbeat California
03/19/15 9:30 pm

Own, but never use.

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
03/20/15 7:27 am

That's okay, they still count as SLRs as long as they have a single lens, pentaprism and shutter. :)

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
03/19/15 9:32 pm

I've never heard of an SLR camera

HammeringMan Gods Away On Business
03/20/15 9:57 am

That I agree with. DSLR and SLR are differentiated solely by the Digital Plate versus film back

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
03/20/15 7:36 am

Basically, a DSLR works the exact same way as a 35mm SLR, except the film is replaced with a digital image sensor/digitizer that is fixed right behind the shutter.

03/20/15 5:28 am

Nope but it's on my bday wish list.

chickencookie Jihad Joe
03/20/15 2:37 pm

So much easier and lighter to hold :-)

03/19/15 7:59 pm

Real film SLRs, not the digital variety. I find it amusing that they choose to make the new digital models look like real cameras!

GrandmaALiCE Rocky Mtns aerial view
03/19/15 8:35 pm

Are they a lot more expensive? I ask because I'm thinking about buying a better camera than what I have now?

robclark89 Utah
03/20/15 1:19 am

We are hoping we can upgrade the camera soon. We want the nikon 610.

Snapdragon WV
03/19/15 7:37 pm

I would like to own one and learn to use it, but it hasn't been a top priority.

biker4life Arizona
03/20/15 11:42 pm

I have a couple of older Canon SLR cameras, but I have not bought film for them in more than 15+ years

leilu SoCal
03/19/15 11:08 pm

D300, 35mm Nikon (I forget the model), and an old Olympus. I don't shoot with film because it's mostly of my kids. Maybe once I get back into photography I'll shoot 35mm again.

xx116xx Christian. Unashamed.
03/19/15 7:07 pm

Doing Digital Photography as a college course. It's technically my moms camera, Nikon D80 w/ 18-135mm.

rich1010 Stem Cell Harvesting
03/19/15 9:10 pm

I have a Minolta XD11 but haven't used it in years. I now use a Nikon coolpix S9100 or just use my phone.

03/19/15 7:08 pm

Pentax K1000, Mamiya C330 TLR (twin lens reflex) Mamiya RB67. Not counting the digital cameras

Zod Above Pugetropolis
03/19/15 6:35 pm

Own two, a Nikon f and a Minolta Maxxum 8000i, but haven't used either in a few years. My everyday digital camera is DSLR-like, but isn't, actually, as it uses a digital viewfinder in lieu of an optical reflex mirror.

KAnne Atlantic City, NJ
03/20/15 2:37 am

One of the nicer Cybershot point-and-shoots. I love it.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
03/19/15 6:40 pm

I still own an old SLR, but I shoot entirely in DSLR now and have for more than a decade.

susanr Colorado
03/19/15 7:13 pm

I use a DSLR, a Canon EOS Rebel XT. Actually I have 2 identical bodies now with different lenses; I'm trying to troubleshoot a problem & my daughter lent me her older camera to compare.

I used to use an Olympus SLR when I shot film, but I

kiki1701 Seattle, WA
03/23/15 12:07 am

Sure, I own and use one with all that extra money that the Koch Bros leave lying around for the "disappearing middle class."