I know, I recently got the Nikon D5000 DSLR camera and I love it. But theres a part of me that loves film very much. Admitingly, I have never owned a film camera before and learning the basics was confusing and awkward and I made some really dumb mistakes like yesterday when I did not load the film properly and I submitted a blank roll and embarrassed myself when the lady at the CVS drug store told me there were no shots and today after another attempted shoot, I did not rewind the film properly and stupidly opened the camera, exposing the film to the light and some of my pics were ruined. But it's worth it because the pics that did come out were wonderful!
The Canon AE 1 35 mm SLR was made from 1976-1982 and over 5 million were sold world wide. As a result it is so easy to find on eBay and dirt cheap too. My unit was made in 1980 and recently refurbished. There's nothing like film. I'm lovin it!