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How to Change the Film Speed on a Canon AE1

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When using film cameras, it is always important to make sure the camera is set to the proper film speed. Following these few simple steps will prevent improper readings by the light meter that could result in overexposed or underexposed photos. Accurately positioning the film speed is easy to do and will help your photos reach their maximum potential.

Things You’ll Need : Canon AE-1 35mm Camera, Roll of film

Instructions

  • Choose what type of film you want to use and load it into the camera. Make sure to note the speed of the film itself, it should be written on the box. Film speed is measured in ISO values.