Excuse us, while we pee our pants. Oh. My. God. The above is a 1981 Canon AE-1 Program SLR that was originally designed to use film, but one creative hacker has turned the iconic analog camera into a digital shooter.
The AE-1 Program Digital, as the hacker is calling it, features a 9 megapixel sensor, image stabilizer, and 4 gigs of internal memory. The guys over at CrunchGear think a Canon Powershot SD870 was sacrificed for the mod.
We've always thought the original AE-1 Program was a beautiful camera. It's nice to see it repurposed for the digital age. We definitely wouldn't mind displaying this on our desk.
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