Category Archives: Film Photography

Film Photography – just got serious! Nikon F5 and F100 with Kodak Portra 400

Having been seriously bitten by the bug last year with classic Nikon film cameras, I wanted to introduce film into our professional work. First with top quality 35mm equipment and then soon to be followed with a medium format system. In order … Continue reading

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Film Photography – Pentax S3 (yes, PENTAX!)

We are working on a very exciting concept shoot at the moment, and needed this particular camera for it. Searching through Ebay I found one (it seems to be quite rare find), advertised as fully working and apart from a … Continue reading

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Film Photography – Nikkormat EL and Nikon F

A trip to Lymington and a visit to an old photo haunt – Throop Mill in Bournemouth was the testing ground for these 2 classic Nikons. The Nikkormat EL was released in 1972 and was Nikon’s first electronic auto exposure … Continue reading

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Film Photography – It’s arrived! The Nikon F

Well after much searching, bidding, losing and then winning, I am now in the possession of a gorgeous early 70’s Nikon F with Photomic metering prism and Nikkor F1.4 50mm lens! Amazing condition and cost – £106 for both! Need to … Continue reading

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Film Photography – Nikon F601 and Fuji Superia 400

I remember a time when the F601 was my dream camera. Not sure why, I didn’t go the autofocus route for some time after it started to become the norm, so maybe it was this that attracted me. It was released in … Continue reading

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Film Photography – Nikon FM and Ilford Delta 400

Soon after obtaining the Nikon FE2, I just had to have one of the most iconic Nikon cameras of the 70’s – the FM. This is a completely manual camera although it does contain a centre weighted TTL meter. Inside … Continue reading

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Film Photography – Nikon Nikkormat FTN and Fuji Superia 400

So I finally got around to shooting with the oldest film camera I currently own. I purchased from ebay last year for approx. £35. The Nikkormat first appeared in 1965 with the FS. This was an all manual camera with … Continue reading

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Film Photography – Nikon F60 and Fuji Superia 400

I acquired the F60 for 99p on ebay. It is a ‘champagne’ colour rather than silver, has smooth lines and is quite a pleasure to hold. There are the normal A, S and P automatic modes, full manual, plus an Auto … Continue reading

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Going back to my roots, results!

Well for various reasons this has taken much longer than I initially envisaged. This sparked a collecting bug and I have obtained some more Nikon film cameras since my first purchase of the FE2. I obtained an F75 and took … Continue reading

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Going back to my roots, cont.

So the camera and film arrived. I was amazed at the condition, I think it was better than described as EXC++, and have no doubt I could get my money back (and possibly a bit more) by reselling on Ebay. … Continue reading

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