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The Nikon F6 is the most technically advanced 35mm film camera ever made. Understanding what makes it special is the primary purpose of this section. So put your Tech on and dive in.
The Nikon F6 has many amazing features. There’s one that often gets overlooked, the autofocus. Perhaps this is because those who continue to shoot film tend to take photographs over which they have complete control, i.e., the ability to meticulously set-up the shot, and with a stationary subject.
No, Nikon is not ceasing production of the F6. Rather, Nikon has issued a partial recall of 152 Nikon F6's manufactured or sold after July 22, 2019. For the time being, the recall only affects the following serial number'ed cameras: 16 years and still going strong,...
After using the F6 with an old 105 Ais, and seeing how great the viewfinder was, how easy it was to manually focus with the F6, I wanted to try one of the Voigtlander Nokton lenses.
What do you get when you mix the Nikon F6, new Kodak Ektachrome 100, a penthouse view, Nikon’s 35mm f1.4 AI-S lens and a black table cloth? Read on to find out.
This evening I received an e-mail from someone wanting to know how to use the MV-1 with the F6. At about the forth or fifth step, I wondered if a brief video might be more appropriate. So without further delay, here's a brief how-to with the Nikon MV-1. You'll see...
Not just for bright light and landscape photography, Ilford PanF Plus ISO50 film is capable of much more.
More Technical Articles to come…
Thanks for baring with us as we work to reorganize the content of the site. Ultimately anything technically-related will reside here. Hang in there… it’s a slow process.
Camera nerds unite. Pixel peepers – not so much. But anyone interested in diving into the nuts and bolts of the F6, give us a shout. We’d love to hear your story.
F6: Still King of the Hill
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