Written on: 10/11/2004 by Martin Crabtree (1 review written)
As anyone would expect from a Nikon of this era, this is a well-made and solid camera - a bit chunky and lumpy, perhaps, compared to Olympus, but without the fragility.
The camera sits easily in the hand and all the controls are there at your finger tips (OK, so I've got big hands!). There isn't an aperture value shown in the viewfinder, but familiarity with the lens and aperture ring almost makes this redundant. The aperture ring and focussing ring position make shooting simple, fast and... (read more)
Written on: 26/04/2002 by Wolfmann.
I compared the Nikon Nikkormat EL 35mm SLR camera with my friends Leicas.
Yes he has two and just exchanged them for a newer model.
The only difference is the sharpness of the lens.
Comparing the same photo taken, one must really watch very
closely to see a difference. Only a trained eye could spot it. (read more)
Written on: 05/04/2002 by Photoman.
I bought a used Nikkormat EL 35mm SLR camera. This camera takes great pictures, is easy to use and is very well made. Features are good enough, practical 4-1/1000, AE:A, flash sync up to 1/125 (it is very good for it's time 1972). I use Tokina 28-85mm RMC lens. Body finish is very good, and even after so long time and I beleave hard live this camera gives excellent accuracy of parameters. RMC lens is very special, it's resolution is very good. Quality of shots easily can compete with most of... (read more)