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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...

FM2-Ch

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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...

Nikon FM circa 1977

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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...

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 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...

The Search Goes On . . .

Those who read my blog on a regular basis will know that I have a passion for collecting Nikon cameras, both film and digital. It all started out with me...

The Nikon F Photomic (1962)

In April, 1959 Nikon introduced their first Single Lens Reflex (SLR) system camera; known simply as “the Nikon”. Nikon incorporated a host of improvements over the outgoing range-finders, such as interchangeable...

One plus One = F3

Well! I did it, it may have taken me 25 years, but I’ve finally got myself a Nikon F3. Since I took up photography back in 1986 I had my...

What the “F”!

Sunday 14th April, 2012, just like any other Sunday, started bright and early,  I remembered – I needed to check my emails because I’d found, via eBay, someone local wishing...

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