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The wonderful Nikon F5

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The magnificent, if a little heavy, Nikon F5 The Nikon F5, introduced in 1996, was the next step in the evolution of the F series of cameras after the F4. And this camera really did mark an evolution in the series. Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, this camera bought a new range of features to the […]

Shutterlog – Check me out!

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Check it out. Mijonju, the super nice guy, camera nut and main man behind CircleRectangle and the Mijonju show has started a new project called Shutterlog. Comprising of user submitted clip of people clicking the shutters on some of their favourite cameras, there are already over 70 clips on youtube. So I decided to get […]

The legendary Nikon F

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The camera that set the trend for SLR cameras:  If you are even slightly serious about film cameras then you should have one of these… This is the camera that started it all, the first professional SLR on the market which came out in 1959. Although there had been other SLR cameras, none had the […]

A legend amongst camera lenses

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There are camera lenses, and then there is the NOCT: Yes, that is right, the Nikon Noct. The daddy of fixed SLR camera lenses. This is the ultra pretty, ultra heavy and ultra fast Nikon Noct 58mm f/1.2 Ais camera lens. This is what could be called a Bokeh master in the truest sense, having a […]

I love gooooooooooooold!

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I picked up some fantastic things at the camera fair, including this: Wow, it’s so damned gold! The camera fair was weird, not a success in that I didn’t get the item that I was looking for, which sucked, but I did come away with some fantastic consolation prizes. These are the sorts of things that […]

The camera Nikon shouldn’t have made

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The slightly quirky and rather pretty Nikon 28Ti. I honestly think that Nikon had no business in making this camera… But it did. At the time of the inception of this camera there was a bit of an arms race going on in the last days of the compact film camera market. Contax was making the […]

The Nikon S2

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Look at this…Isn’t it pretty? Now why wouldn’t you want this? Yesterday was a very fortunate day for me, as I was given this camera….YEAH!!!! Though to be fair, I wasn’t given it to keep. You see, one of the things that I love to do is clean cameras. I find it very therapeutic and it […]

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