“X” is for XG-A

“X” is for the Minolta XG-A.

The XG-A  is a 35mm SLR camera made in 1982.

The Minolta XG-A. 1982
The Minolta XG-A. 1982

This particular camera belonged to my grandfather.

The back of the XG-A. It had very few manual settings.
The back of the XG-A. It had very few manual settings.

When I got it, I ran a roll of film through it for fun. Here’s one of my favorite photos:

Evan dancing

Reference: McKeown’s Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, 12th edition, ISBN 0-931838-40-1

The other cameras featured in this A to Z Challenge are linked on this page.

Published by paleololigo

Scientist (Paleontology, Geochemistry, Geology); Writer (Speculative and Science Fiction, plus technical and non-technical Science); Mom to great boy on the Autism spectrum; possessor of too many hobbies.

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