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Directors Reveal Their First Camera Crushes

Seven directors reflect on the gear that has accompanied them on their journey behind the lens, from their first camera crushes to their most curious set-ups.



Archer’s Mark

"Shooting [debut short film] Johanna in Finland was always going to be technically difficult. The air temp was -15°C and water temperature -4°C."

First camera

My first was an old rangefinder that my father brought back from Hong Kong when I was 14. I had an instant empathy for it. After that he bought me my first SLR, a Chinon CM4 from Dixons. We’re talking 1981, so this was in the days of…to continue reading please subscribe now

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