(00)7 real cameras used by James Bond

Olympus OM-4 Ti 007 LIcence to Kill
(Image credit: EON Productions)

Happy James Bond Day! Yes, that's actually a thing, as October 05 marks the anniversary of the world premiere of 007's first ever cinematic outing, Dr No (starring Sean Connery) in 1962. 

While the world argues over who should be the next Bond – with Idris Elba topping a recent survey by Showcase Cinemas, though our pick has to be Henry Cavill – we thought we'd celebrate the super spy's 60th anniversary by looking at the cameras he used over the years. 

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.