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Another Canon Sure Shot 70 Zoom Date

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Another Canon Sure Shot 70 Zoom Date

Postby PFMcFarland » Thu Nov 26, 2015 12:38 am

I got this in a lot sale, one of over a dozen P&S cams in the lot. But it had film in it, so it gets tested first. It’s the second one I’ve owned, and I expected it to perform as well as the first one. It didn’t let me down.

It has a 35-70mm f4.2-7.8 AF zoom lens, film sensitivity of 25-3200 ISO, Auto film transport, a built in flash, and date stamping. It looks like a slightly bigger Olympus Stylus, with the same type of sliding front door to turn on the camera, and deploy the lens and flash. The lens is very good for a Point and Shoot, with just a bit of vignetting.

Film is Fuji Superia 400, of which the first nine exposures were by the previous owner. Because of the personal nature of them, I won’t be posting any examples, but suffice it to say that I know the date stamp works.

The Sheds Out Back by P F McFarland, on Flickr
I've always liked the look of these two buildings, but never seemed to be able to stop at the right time until yesterday.

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On Top by P F McFarland, on Flickr
I zoomed all the way out, then did some cropping too, as I got a bit too much sky in the original.

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View Off Limits by P F McFarland, on Flickr
This use to make the Autumn Colors album quite often until they strung all these new cables and power wires last summer.

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EJ’s by P F McFarland, on Flickr
The small red maple is what caught my eye as I pulled into this empty lot.

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See all twelve images with narrative at

Waiting for the light

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Re: Another Canon Sure Shot 70 Zoom Date

Postby minoly » Thu Nov 26, 2015 10:33 pm

Phil-- Those are fine results from that Canon. You say that you got it in a box lot, so you're off to a good start. "The Sheds out Back" and "EJ's" are my favorites. Bill D.

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