This is not one of those posts saying film is dead, but I'm coming from this from a practical standpoint. The debate about how long will film photography last usually seems to focus on how long people think film manufacturers will continue to make film. But, surely there is also a question about the cameras themselves. Over the last year I have happily picked up a Nikon F80, an Olympus Trip 35 and a Canonet QL17 GIII. All three for less than £100 in total. I may be wrong, but other than Leica, Voightlander and Lomo, there are no film camera manufacturs out there, certainly none mass produced. So, in 20 years time when I drop my F80 and it breaks, will I look on ebay to find there are none left to buy, or those that are left are rare exotic collectors items. Should I be stocking up on indestructible metal, mechanical film SLRs?