Nikon FEFilm Camera

Nikon FE

  • Camera Type for Nikon FE


  • Film Type for Nikon FE


  • Manufacturer of Nikon FE


  • Origin Country of Nikon FE


Size & Weight

  • Camera Size for Nikon FE142.5 x 89.5 x 57.5 mm
  • Camera Weight for Nikon FE590g
  • Camera Build Material for Nikon FEMetal


  • Camera Focus Mode for Nikon FEManual Focus
  • Camera Focus Type for Nikon FESplit Image


  • Camera Shutter Speed Range for Nikon FE8s – 1/1000s
  • Camera ISO Speed Range for Nikon FE12 ISO – 4000 ISO
  • Camera Exposure Modes for Nikon FEManual, Aperture Priority
  • Camera Exposure Meter for Nikon FECenter-weighted
  • Camera Viewfinder for Nikon FEEye-level pentaprism

Lens & Accessories

  • Camera Lens Type for Nikon FEInterchangeable Lens
  • Camera Lens Mount for Nikon FENikon F mount
  • Common Camera Lenses for Nikon FENikkor 50mm f/1.4 is a common lens for the Nikon FE Nikkor 50mm f/1.4Nikkor 35mm f/2 is a common lens for the Nikon FE Nikkor 35mm f/2
  • Camera Flash for Nikon FENikon FE Flash No Built-In Flash
  • Camera Common Accessories for Nikon FEMD-12 Motor Drive is a common accessory for the Nikon FE MD-12 Motor DriveSB-15 Speedlight Flash is a common accessory for the Nikon FE SB-15 Speedlight FlashVarious Nikon F mount lenses is a common accessory for the Nikon FE Various Nikon F mount lenses


  • Camera Battery Type for Nikon FE2 x SR44
  • Battery Life for Nikon FEApproximately one year of normal use
  • Battery Replaceable for Nikon FEReplaceable


Use Cases

  • Camera Use Cases for Nikon FE
    Street photography
    Portrait photography
    Travel photography
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Description for Nikon FE Description for Nikon FE

The Nikon FE is a 35mm SLR camera that was introduced by Nikon in 1978. It is part of Nikon's compact F-series cameras and is known for its reliability and versatility. The FE features a manual exposure mode as well as aperture-priority automatic exposure mode, allowing photographers to choose their preferred shooting style. It has a metal body with a sleek design and a comfortable grip, making it easy to handle. The camera has a built-in light meter that provides accurate exposure readings, and it uses Nikon's F-mount lens system, which offers a wide range of compatible lenses. The Nikon FE is a popular choice among both amateur and professional photographers due to its excellent build quality and reliable performance.

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The Nikon FE has a shutter speed range of 8 seconds to 1/1000th of a second, with a bulb mode for long exposures. It has a fully mechanical shutter that can be used even without batteries, although batteries are required for the light meter to function. The camera has a bright viewfinder with a split-image focusing aid and microprism collar, making it easy to achieve accurate focus. It also has a self-timer and a multiple exposure function. The Nikon FE is compatible with a wide range of accessories, including motor drives and data backs, allowing photographers to expand its capabilities.

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Description for Nikon FE Pros and Cons for Nikon FE

Compact and lightweight design

Full manual control for advanced photographers

Interchangeable lenses for versatility

Accurate and reliable light metering system

Compatible with a wide range of Nikon F-mount lenses

No built-in motor drive for automatic film advance

Limited exposure compensation range

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Description for Nikon FE Potential Problems and Fixes for Nikon FE

Light Meter Failure

The Nikon FE's light meter is known to fail over time. Regular use and maintenance can help prevent this. If the light meter fails, it may need to be professionally repaired.

Shutter Speed Dial Issues

Some users have reported issues with the shutter speed dial becoming loose or not accurately representing the selected speed. Regular cleaning and maintenance can prevent this issue.

Film Advance Lever Sticking

The film advance lever on the Nikon FE can sometimes stick, especially if the camera has not been used for a while. Regular use and proper storage can help prevent this issue.

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