My camera collection:
I really do not collect cameras (as you can see from the dust on some of the cams) but I like some be-cause of their abilities, style and history.
First of all I like analog cameras be-cause they are made to be used and hard to kill! As you can see on pic two, I managed to break another fucking display.
Canon Powershoot SX 230 4S:
My all day companion and used for shooting photos since the Lumix TZ-10 was stolen in Morocco. The indoor and bad light abilities are better than the Lumix TZ-10 but the menus are confusing, the body is plastic and due to statics it´s a dustcatcher (and the display breaks). The next camera will be another metal body camera from the Lumix TZ-X family.
A substitute for a stolen camera which we bought in Mexico, crappy body, good optics, can be filled with normal batteries and tough survivor. It traveled with us 6 month to middle and south america. Still used as a backup camera.
A Lomo alternative. Some years ago quite cheap but prices are rising. One of the best and most compact cameras of its time. Just point and shoot, battery last for years and it has an integrated lens cover. My most used analog camera, great black and white images.
Canon Canonet QL19 G-IIQL – Olympus 35 DC:
I like them for their mechanics and style. I always wanted to try a rangefinder camera. They do make great images and I would say they are my poor men´s Leicas.
My mother made with another Minolta X-700 most of our childhood photos. I repaired the family camera and bought another to not loose or damage it. I have a variety of lenses for it since they go on ebay for nearly nothing. Great camera. I shoot some of the best black and white portraits with it.
Lomo Super Sampler:
Funcam, it shoots 4 images delayed by 0,5 seconds trough every lens. So the camera of choice if you want to capture moving stuff. Great images with a creative outcome.