Giving Away a SmugMug Pro Membership and Template

Update: This giveaway is now over, and the winner can be found at the bottom of this post.

This week we’re giving away a 1 year SmugMug Pro membership worth $150 and a professional template installed by FastLine worth $345 — a total value of $495. This is a great way to add subscription time onto your existing account, or to try SmugMug if you’ve been meaning to do so.

To enter this giveaway, all you need to do is:

Tell us the very first camera you owned

There are two ways to enter, and doing both methods will give you 2 entries in the contest, and thus double the chance the win!

  1. Leave your response as a comment on this post
  2. Tweet your response, and include the following link to this post anywhere in the tweet:

    As long as the link appears in the tweet, you’ll be automatically entered in the contest.

This contest will end in two days on Thursday, March 3rd, 2011. We’ll randomly pick a winner using and update this post. Good luck!

Update: This giveaway is now over. We received 375 comment entries and 195 Tweet entries for 570 entries total. The randomly selected winner is…

#147: Donovan Rekanize Fannon

Pentax K1000, complete with a 1970s hippie strap. In high school, these were the workhorse student-learning cameras.

Congratulations! Please email [email protected] to claim your prize (we’re emailing you as well).

Thanks to everyone who participated. We’re going to be having another giveaway soon, so stay tuned!

A big thanks to SmugMug and FastLine for providing the prizes for this giveaway!

  • Sebastian Oliva

    Agfa ISO Rapid 35mm

  • Sebastian Oliva

    Agfa ISO Rapid 35mm

  • Brandy Fortune

    Nikon F2 baby! He bought it the year I was born, and there I was using it 16 years later. I loved that camera. He dropped it last year tho :(

  • Bronwyn K

    First film – Canon EOS 300 . . first DSLR – Canon 400D

  • Bronwyn K

    First film – Canon EOS 300 . . first DSLR – Canon 400D

  • Amiefedora

    film slr!

  • Craig Taylor

    I kinda inherited my mom’s Olympus Trip 35 at some point. First digital camera was a Canon A60

  • David Evertsen

    Canon Digital Rebel XT

  • David Evertsen

    Canon Digital Rebel XT

  • Todadevi

    I inherited my first camera, a Canon AE-1, from my Aunt after she lost her battle with breast cancer.

  • Dave Wilson

    My first camera was some kind of Polaroid about 30 years ago. I remember using it, I just don’t remember what it was.

  • Danita

    My first camera was a Yashica Electro X fixed lens film camera that my mom let me use from about age 8…she gave it to me awhile back. My first camera I bought for myself was a Canon A2e.

  • Thomas

    My first camera was a no brand plastic point and shoot, and then I get my nikon D60

  • PeteM

    My first camera was an Olympus, it was so long ago, I forget the model.

  • Didier Kaade

    My very first camera was a Canon G4. In three days, I took 700 pictures, and literally looked like I filmed our new years event.

  • OthatJo

    Nikon N900 just got my baby for Christmas :)

  • Rachel Allison

    My first camera ever was a little Koolaid theme film camera I got from a friend in kindergarten! :)

  • OthatJo

    Nikon N900 just got my baby for Christmas :)

  • Kit F

    Pentax ME!

  • Ryan

    A poleroid instant camera.

  • moonhawk

    Canon Rebel EOS 2000!

  • Robert

    Sony cybershot it was 2MP

  • kelvincheong

    nikon d40!

  • Juan Carlos

    My first camera was a Minolta X-300 who also was my momĀ“s first

  • Sean d

    An Olympus 1.3 Megapixel camera I bought after college.

  • Matt

    The very first camera I owned was a little Kodak 35mm point and shoot. Can’t remember the model. The first digital was a Canon G3.

  • Medisch

    I had a little 110 camera. Dont remember the brand. First real camera was a minolta srt 101

  • Candice

    A Canon Sure Shot. I still have it somewhere.

  • Candice

    A Canon Sure Shot. I still have it somewhere.

  • Michael

    Canon EOS Rebel (35mm)

  • Randy Bayne

    Canon FTB

  • Ryan Troop

    My first serious camera was a Sony Alpha 100

  • tdavid55

    My first camera was an obscura…

  • Lara Poirrier

    Olympus 2100 ultra zoom.

  • AOJ

    First camera? Hummm a generic semi disposeable one (alike judging by it’s quality) somebody gave me as a gift for my first Holy Communion.

  • Anonymous

    Kodak Instamatic with the cube flash!
    Film of course !

  • Horia

    My first camera was a 4mpx Medion MD9700 which at the time took some really nice looking pictures, considering its price and its competitors.

  • abhijithrao

    Kodak KB 10. 35mm point and shoot.

  • Rob Teale

    My first ever camera was a Kodak Brownie, that took C130 Roll film……damn I feel old lol

  • Graeme

    My very first camera was a funky little film camera when I was a kid. It was kind of a flat rectangle and took a different kind of film roll. I could pop a flash on it too, but the flash only lasted a certain amount of flashes before the started getting purple spots in the bulb.

  • Dave Land

    Don’t mean to reply to Ryan, but can’t find any other way to post…

    My first camera was probably some junky Instamatic piece of plastic, but my first _real_ camera was a Konica TC, badly photographed here:

  • Chela

    My first camera was a Polaroid instant camera.

  • Idan

    My very first digital was a HP Photosmart 315, with 4MB compact flash memmory card, sweet!

  • Fweckles

    First film was a kodak 35mm. First digital was a canon point and shoot – s400.

  • sagarr

    My first camera was my dads Yashica.

  • Ibphoto

    My first camera was a Pentax P30N. It’s broken now and has been replaced by a Canon 500D. I still have it in my drawer at work because I can’t bring myself to throw it out.

  • Stephan Paukner

    Sadly, my very first one was a cheap no-name, but the first one I bought myself was a LOMO LC-A.

  • Marksidneyduplessis

    My first camera was a disposable kodak. Did the trick back then.

  • song2

    A Konica Minolta Z3

  • Helbnt

    First “real” camera was my Nikon N70