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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....

From Russia with Love

I’m forever on the lookout for the cameras I once owned when I first started out in photography. Here’s one I picked up the other day for just £20 –...

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 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...