Category Archives: Nikon

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 there isn’t much in the way of fresh green vegetation … Continue reading

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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 having made around 130,000 units since it was first introduced … Continue reading

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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, replaced by bigger and better things – time stands still … Continue reading

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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 time time, if you search long and hard, certain little … Continue reading

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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 beating! Here we have a beautiful black Nikon FA, dubbed … Continue reading

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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. The FM is a fully manual camera with built-in exposure … Continue reading

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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 (Nikon) manufactured the all mechanical FS between 1965 and 1971 … Continue reading

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I Must Confess . .

I’m feeling a little bit guilty right now having just paid twenty quid for this timeless classic. Normally I would barter for a better deal, but on this occasion I was more than happy to pay the sellers asking price! … Continue reading

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The Nikon F401 Trilogy

I can remember Nikon introducing the F401 back in 1987, as a follow up the highly acclaimed F501. Like many other photographers at the time, I wasn’t a big fan of the F401. Although Nikon added a built-in TTL speedlight to … Continue reading

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The Nikon D1

On February 15th, 1999 Nikon announced to the world that they had been developing a new professional class, high quality, digital single reflex camera, to be known as the Nikon D1. Nikon formally launched the D1 later that year. By … Continue reading

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