Quote Originally Posted by StoneNYC View Post
One caution is be VERY careful with the battery door, when opening it, be gentile, they are well known for breaking and can't be replaced.
Half the AE-1s in the world have a piece of electrical tape over the battery compartment. To me that's how they're supposed to look.

I prefer aperture priority personally, but with this camera in practice, twiddling the speed dial while watching the needle is quick enough for most situations.