I used Olympus SLRs for taking photos in the mountains from the 1980s until the mid 2000s. I had an OM1 and later an OM2n. After many years of abuse in fairly tough environments both finally died and were disposed of in favour of DSLRs.
In 2004 I bought a Nikonos V for using when seakayaking. I only actually used it for a couple of years before going digital, using the Canon Powershot series in underwater housings designed for diving. I still have the Nikonos for odd sentimental reasons. Occasionally I get it out and have a mess about with it. I like the very simple and chunky controls but I would never want to go back to film again. I don't find that using digital cameras makes me lazy.
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splendid shot of the jellyfish!
Your film kit chronology is noteworthy of technology that brought nature to millions by the photographs made with them.
OM!...it set off a race by other makers to try and catch up
For folks not familiar with the Nikonos...Perhaps the most unique 35mm film system ever made. Fully submersible. It will go deeper than most of us can without leaking.
I do not mean to imply digital is unworthy.
Digital technology has made better photographers of us all. It has allowed us to focus even more on the world around us.
Nowadays, my bag has a digital and a film body, that interchangeably swaps lenses.
Had my digital body been on my lens instead of film, I would had gotten more of this muskrat last week, as it swam by, its face hidden by the leaves on a cottonwood branch it was carrying.
On kodak UltraMax 400...grain starting to show