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20th May 2014

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Infrared Photography with a Nikon D200

My first encounter with infrared photography was with Kodak Hi-speed infrared film back in the late eighties. I exposed several rolls of this emulsion but sadly never got the results...

Infrared Converted 995 with WC-E63 (24mm) Lens

+Black Country

20th Mar 2014

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Infrared Wednesday

I charged up the batteries for my infrared converted Nikon 995 and took it out with me on my lunch time walk yesterday. The weather wasn’t all that good and...

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+Nikon

31st Jan 2014

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Nikon 28-70mm f2.8 – A.K.A “The Beast”.

. . . . or to give it it’s proper title . . . . Nikon AF-S Zoom Nikkor 28-70mm f/2.8D IF-ED Nikon ceased production of this lens in 2008...

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+Nikon

12th Jan 2014

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Nikon FM2 #7089108

Well! After what seemed like an impossible search I have finally found a decent Nikon FM2. I must point out this is an original FM2 and not the newer FM2N, which...

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+Black Country

02nd Dec 2013

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Street Photography

I’ve not been out with my camera for ages so decided on a day out in Birmingham to go see the new library and do a bit of street photography....

Nikon D1X

+Nikon

18th Aug 2013

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Time Stands Still for No One . .

2001, the year Microsoft bought us Windows XP, Apple delivered us the iPod and Nikon reigned supreme by giving us the D1X.  Today, all three products could be considered dead,...

Nikon F3P

+Nikon

21st Jul 2013

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The Legendary F3P HP

Those of you who read this Blog on a regular basis will know that I have a passion (some would say “obsession”) for collecting old 35mm Nikon cameras. Well, from...

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+Nikon

31st May 2013

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My Guilty Pleasure Continues

If you read my last post regarding the purchase of a £20 F2 Photomic you’ll know what I’m talking about. Nonetheless, I think my latest find will genuinely take some...

Nikon FM circa 1977

+35mm

05th Apr 2013

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Nikon FM (1977)

This is my latest find; an early Nikon FM (Serial Number 2194502). The FM was the successor of the Nikkormat range of cameras, labelled by Nikon as the first compact reflex camera....

Nikkormat FS (#7400571)

My Nikon collecting obsession escalated recently as my hunt for a 1965 Nikkormat FS was put on high alert as my search went global! Despite the fact the Nippon Kogaku...

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