Photography is a unique art form: half technical nuts and bolts, science, physics, etc. – the other half, the intangible X-factor causing you to raise your camera to your eye every so often… and release the shutter.

Possessing the most sophisticated 35mm film camera ever made is great, but what to create with it? This section is focused on inspiration. Be prepared to be inspired by what others are creating with the Nikon F6.

500th Roll

500th Roll

As we set out on the path there are milestones of our own making. So when one of those milestones approaches, well... it's kind of a thing. Such was realized this past Christmas break as my 500th roll of film through the F6 approached. I wanted it to be something...

Cool F6 Selfies; Show em’ if you’ve got em’

Cool F6 Selfies; Show em’ if you’ve got em’

Recently during a trip to Utah with my son Matthew, an aspiring candid portrait photographer himself, he made a frame of me working with my F6 that I actually liked - which for me is not a common occurrence. I began wondering if this whole 'selfie' craze may not be...

Praying for Our Park

Praying for Our Park

When we came back over Trail Ridge after a pleasant day in the mountains and saw this Big Horn Ram on his knees licking water from moss on the tundra, it seemed especially apropos. “He looks like he’s praying,” my wife said. Through the orange haze caused by the looming fire it seemed fitting to ascribe Colorado’s official animal and sentinel of the high country with the responsibility of praying for the Park we all love and hold dear.

More Inspiring Articles to come…

Thanks for baring with me as I work to complete the site’s redesign. For now, you can use the menus across the top to find inspiring articles about the F6 – but there’s more to come in 2020.

Calling all F6’ers…

It’s time for all of you like-minded photographers using the F6 to jump in and show the rest of us what you’ve got. Drop us an e-mail at the link below and tell us a little about what you do with your F6.

Black and White Film

 Having returned to processing and wet printing black and white film again, the F6 Project is especially interested in anyone doing the same.

F6: Still King of the Hill

As of today (August 18, 2020), the Nikon F6 remains king of the 35mm SLR hill. For anyone exploring purchasing, you’ve come to the right place.


- John B. Crane, Curator, The F6 Project


Fort Collins, CO • USA

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