Written on: 21/07/2009 by stitch 1967 (1 review written)
What can I say but the daddy of all SLR cameras. I have owed my Nikon F for over 20 years and although others have come and gone My F still takes great shots. Who needs auto this and that anyway just buy one and then you will truely understand the joy of photography.
Possibly one of the greatest cameras of all time (read more)
Written on: 24/11/2004 by photoman (62 reviews written)
The worlds Top professional 35mm camera of early 1960's. The Nikon F camera made from 1958 to 1974, totall produced about 850,000 units. All cameras are assembled by hand. It has superior body finish, matherials are choosen very well. Nikon F was the choice of journalists and other professional photographers. This camera stared in many cinema movies as a symbol of professional photography. Camera has adpoted titan foil horizontally traveling shutter with MTBF of at least 150,000 frames.... (read more)
Written on: 10/10/2002 by wolfgang.
This venerable workhorse has produced so many award winning photographs throughout history and is still capable of doing so today. I recently photographed a shuttle launch with my nikon f and the person next to me was using the latest automatic exposure af cannon camera. They had respectable snapshots, i won 1st place in a photo contest with my picture. There was a rainbow and a moon with the smoke trail. The autoexposure af camera was unable to capture the rainbow and i think that best... (read more)
Written on: 21/06/2002 by Moderntech.
Perhaps the most recognized cameras of the late 1950's through the 1960's, the Nikon F 35mm SLR camera was the 'King of the Photojournalists.' The cameras were well made had tons of interchangeable backs, prisms, focusing screens and of course those superb Nikon lenses. Early models (C.1959) had standard non-metered eye level finders. There were 4 metered prisms added: the Photomic in 1962, the Photomic T in 1965, the Photomic Tn in 1967 and the classic Photomic FTn in 1968. Although I have... (read more)
Written on: 26/04/2001 by Thomas Tseng.
This camera is a good choice for photo beginners for it's relatively low price (for a used one), 100% view finder area, and fully manual overide on all functions. It will make a beginner know more about photography basics than later AF cameras. Compare to the current Nikon FM2n, it is still a very good choice on budgetwise. (read more)