Nikon FFilm Camera

Nikon F

  • Camera Type for Nikon F


  • Film Type for Nikon F


  • Manufacturer of Nikon F


  • Origin Country of Nikon F


Size & Weight

  • Camera Size for Nikon F146.1 x 101.6 x 95.3 mm
  • Camera Weight for Nikon F974 g
  • Camera Build Material for Nikon FMetal


  • Camera Focus Mode for Nikon FManual Focus
  • Camera Focus Type for Nikon FSplit Image


  • Camera Shutter Speed Range for Nikon F1 sec – 1/1000 sec
  • Camera ISO Speed Range for Nikon F6 ISO – 3200 ISO
  • Camera Exposure Modes for Nikon FManual
  • Camera Exposure Meter for Nikon FCenter-weighted
  • Camera Viewfinder for Nikon FInterchangeable, with 100% frame coverage

Lens & Accessories

  • Camera Lens Type for Nikon FInterchangeable Lens
  • Camera Lens Mount for Nikon FNikon F mount
  • Common Camera Lenses for Nikon FNikkor-S Auto 50mm f/1.4 is a common lens for the Nikon F Nikkor-S Auto 50mm f/1.4Nikkor-H Auto 50mm f/2 is a common lens for the Nikon F Nikkor-H Auto 50mm f/2Nikkor-P Auto 105mm f/2.5 is a common lens for the Nikon F Nikkor-P Auto 105mm f/2.5
  • Camera Flash for Nikon FNikon F Flash No Built-In Flash
  • Camera Common Accessories for Nikon FNikon F Photomic Finder is a common accessory for the Nikon F Nikon F Photomic FinderNikon MD-1 Motor Drive is a common accessory for the Nikon F Nikon MD-1 Motor DriveNikon SB-10 Speedlight is a common accessory for the Nikon F Nikon SB-10 Speedlight


  • Camera Battery Type for Nikon FMercury PX625
  • Battery Life for Nikon FDepends on usage
  • Battery Replaceable for Nikon FReplaceable


Use Cases

  • Camera Use Cases for Nikon F
    Street Photography
    Portrait Photography
    Landscape Photography
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Description for Nikon F Description for Nikon F

The Nikon F is a legendary 35mm single-lens reflex (SLR) camera that was introduced by Nikon in 1959. It was the first SLR camera to feature interchangeable lenses and a modular design, allowing photographers to customize and adapt the camera to their specific needs. The Nikon F quickly became popular among professional photographers and photojournalists for its robust build quality, reliable performance, and wide range of available lenses and accessories. It features a focal plane shutter with speeds ranging from 1 to 1/1000 seconds, a bright and clear viewfinder, and a durable metal body. The Nikon F has a reputation for being a workhorse camera that can withstand harsh conditions and deliver exceptional image quality. It is still highly regarded by film enthusiasts and collectors today.

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The Nikon F was the first in a long line of successful Nikon SLR cameras, and its design and features set the standard for future models. It introduced the iconic Nikon F-mount, which is still used on Nikon DSLR cameras today. The Nikon F was also known for its wide range of available accessories, including motor drives, viewfinders, and focusing screens, which allowed photographers to customize the camera to their specific needs. The camera's modular design also made it easy to repair and maintain, contributing to its long-lasting popularity. Despite its age, the Nikon F is still a capable camera that can produce stunning images when paired with high-quality lenses and film.

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Description for Nikon F Pros and Cons for Nikon F

Legendary camera known for its durability and reliability

Interchangeable lens system allows for a wide range of photography options

Full manual control over exposure settings for advanced photographers

Large and bright viewfinder for easy composition

Compatible with a wide range of accessories and lenses

Heavy and bulky design, not ideal for travel or casual shooting

Manual focus can be challenging for beginners

Requires knowledge of film loading and processing

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Video Reviews for Nikon F How to Load Film Nikon F

Description for Nikon F Potential Problems and Fixes for Nikon F

Shutter Capping

Shutter capping is when the shutter does not fully open, resulting in a dark band on the image. Regular servicing can prevent this issue.

Light Leaks

Light leaks can occur due to deteriorating foam seals. Replacing the foam seals can fix this problem.

Mirror Sticking

The mirror may stick in the up position, preventing the viewfinder from being used. Regular cleaning and lubrication can prevent this issue.

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