Canon Ae-1 with 50mm F/1.8 FD lens
The Canon AE-1 is a 35 mm single-lens reflex (SLR) film camera that was manufactured by Canon Camera K. K. in Japan from April 1976 to 1984. The AE-1 is a simple camera that offers the bare necessities in terms of settings and controls. It has a wide and repeatable shutter speed range, and is compatible with a vast assortment of interchangeable lenses from Canon. The AE-1 also features two control modes: shutter priority and manual.