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End of the film camera

The end of an era for photography as Canon kills off its last film camera

By Mark Prigg For 31 May 2018

One of the giants of the photography world has killed off its last film camera. Canon has revealed it is ending sale of the EOS-1v, the last remaining model of film camera that the company sells. The Japanese giant began commercial sales of its first film camera, known as the Hansa Canon, in 1936.

The news comes days after Leica revealed it was stopping sales of its M7, a hugely popular film camera – although it still sells two other models.

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