I have the Canon EOS-M and love it. I dream of someday owning a full frame setup like the 6D with kit lens (24-105).
In the meantime, 35mm film cameras are practically free (well, they're super cheap) and newer ones have similar functions to current digital cameras (light meter, auto-exposure, etc.
My question is this: While enjoying my EOS-M is it worthwhile to dabble in 35mm film cameras? Will the cost quickly overrun what I could have saved for the full frame digital cameras?
Some of my questions are:
1. What is a good film camera that's cheap but still will give me reliable light metering on board?
2. What kind of film should I use that would give me full-frame quality that I'd get from a full frame DSLR? (I understand film speed in comparison to ISO). Should I shoot slide film (expensive), or will print film suffice?
3. How do I go about getting my developed images digitized? Should I get them from the lab that way or do I need extra equipment? I know nothing about scanning other than the stuff we all use at work and home. I don't know if that's decent scanning or not. I certainly don't want to lose a ton of quality converting my film exposures to digital.
Thank you so much for any insight.