Tag: nikon

Camera Geekery: The Nikon 58mm 1.2 Nocf

Camera Geekery: The Nikon 58mm 1.2 Nocf I am sure a lot of you have heard of the legendary Nikon Noct 58mm 1.2 lens. The famously fast and super special lens, with hand polished elements designed to reduce the coma flare.  This lens was created with low light and astronomical applications in mind, hence Noct (Nocturnal). Who […]

The Nikon DF – Retro cool or overhyped cash-in? Well, Nikon have finally done it. They have been talking about this in the sidelines for years, a full frame digital Nikon camera, with classic looks and handling. But is all as it seems?

Interview with a collector, Patrick O’Brien Sometimes I get requests from people to show their gear, and I am always open to these. But this one really caught my eye, because the collector, Patrick O’Brien, is so young, yet has such an impressive collection. Lets have a look at Patrick’s cameras…

The Nikon F2 Data

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Amongst the rarest of Nikons, the ultra special Nikon F2 Data As Nikon cameras go, this is one of them that you are not going to see very often. Very few of these cameras were produced and as usual with something of this age, it is more than likely that very few survive.

The Nikon 13mm Fisheye

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The golden goose of lenses, a real legend The Nikon 13mm fisheye One of the rarest Nikon lenses there is, but I managed to find it. This is also one of the coolest lenses I have found. Check out this beast.

In your bag #14 – Irwin Wong

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In your bag number 14, Irwin from Australia Well well, we have a special bag today. Apart from it being the bag of a good mate, it is a professional jobbing photographers bag, so it is interesting to see what a working photographer is using. Irwin is an Aussie who is working as a photographer […]

Nikon 1 V1 video

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Yes, Nikon have finally announced it, after all this time and all the speculation Nikon has finally released its mirrorless camera system. Well, better late than never, but it looks already like they have thought them out quite well. Simplist design and high specs are going to make this a very popular product indeed. The […]

Tokyo used camera fair 2011

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Get your wallet ready, there is a fair in town That’s right, it is time again for the ICS used camera fair. There are a lot of camera fairs in Tokyo, but this one is considered to be one of the premium ones. The Imported Camera Society began in 1972 as a group of camera […]

The first day of the show

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Remember this? I posted it last month Well, today was the first day. Now, I wasn’t as eager to get to this one as the last, mainly because this one is a little bit different from the others, this show is smaller and for the out of town suppliers, so the selection is not as […]

The Grand Prix edition Nikon FA

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You have to wonder what Nikon was thinking when it made this camera This camera was produced by Nikon to commemorate the Nikon FA’s selection as the winner of the camera industry’s most prestigious award, “The Camera Grand Prix ’84”. This camera is slathered in gold, and I do mean real gold, it actually features […]