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Pimp My Camera: The Woodenized Canon F1

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Patrick Ng has an old Canon F1n and decided to do some modding. After peeling of the fake leather parts from the camera he applied wood-like decay stickers. Nice effect, very vintage. Could be a working business idea. More pics on his homepage.

Canon produced the F1 between 1971 and 1976. It is generally considered Canon’s first truly professional SLR. If you want to know more about the Canon F1 have a look at Wikipedia. You can find the Canon F1 on eBay.


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  • Anonymous

    It would be nice if a Canon blog site sees the difference between F1n (upper) and a F1 (lower), they are totally different cameras…

    • Admin

      not totally different, but thanks for your advice

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