Pentax K1000: All-Time BEST 35mm Camera for Beginners?
Is the Pentax K1000 the BEST 35mm film camera for beginners? It just might be. It’s definitely one of the most popular basic film cameras. No automatic exposure features; manual exposure, manual focus. It doesn’t even need a battery unless you want to use the built-in light meter. If you can get your hands on one of these, do it. You’ll learn the fundamentals of photography after a couple of rolls. And that knowledge goes a long way, even when shooting digital. Here’s an overview and tutorial on how to use the K1000.