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Michael Raso

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Nikon F4 35mm Camera Review
« on: February 09, 2015, 05:26:40 PM »
Rick Paul's review of the Nikon F4

http://youtu.be/1wJW6bH0Vco

This beautiful camera was truly revolutionary. Introduced in 1988, the F4 introduced matrix metering (based off the Nikon FA) and auto focus lenses. It also bumped up the top shutter speed to a blistering 1/8000” and a flash sync speed of 1/250”. Rick’s favourite part of the F4 was the shutter, this super quiet titanium and carbon fiber had not one but two curtains to ensure that no stray light hit the film. Ergonomically the camera is a sexy dream to hold!

Francois

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Re: Nikon F4 35mm Camera Review
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2015, 09:13:35 PM »
What I always liked about Nikon is that they were fearless when it came to odd cameras and specialty stuff.
One of the most monstrous creations they did was the High Speed F2H. It was designed for high speed of operation and just that. It had a fixed mirror, interchangeable screens and could shoot an insane 10 frames per second that is still quite high even by today's standard. It's even a high framerate when compared to modern DSLR's. It even came with an external battery pack for long says of shooting.
Since production was so low, it's now one of the most expensive Nikons on the market.
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