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 Post subject: Nikon Photo's
PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 4:15 am 
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Rather than clutter up the camera thread on the something new page, I had better post pictorials where they belong.

Working from almost six week old memory here.....

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Split oak stump at Sturgeon Creek. Nikkor 28 mm F 3.5. Kodak Ultracolor 400 at 1/125 at f 5.6. Nikon FE-2. Very heavy over cast during this set.

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Water flowing over and under frazile ice at Sturgeon creek.

Vivitar 28-85 F 3.5~4.5 at 85 mm 1/125 sec at 5.6. This lens trends towards heavy contrast at full telephoto. Kodak ultracolor 400 in the FE-2.

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Cat tracks on thin ice at Sturgeon creek. Water is flowing over the ice at left.

Vivitar 28-85 F3.5~4.5 at about 60mm. 1/60 sec at F 8. FE-2.

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Maple transitioning from sapling to tree at Sturgeon creek. Nikkor 28mm f 3.5 at 1/125 sec at f 5.6

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Here's sister in heavy concentration mode with her Canon AE-1. Nikkor 50 mm F-2 at 1/60 sec and f 5.6. This lens is kind of hard for me to figure out. For it's time period, most 50mm Nikkors were 1.8. I really don't understand why both apertures in the same mfg time frame. This lens has a very long protruding pin at the rear element that none of my other Nikkors have. It's far more fringy in the corners than any other normal Nikkor prime I have used. The center of the image is just fine.


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Main tower of the Manitoba Legislature. Nikkor 28mm F 3.5 wide open at a hand-held 1/15 sec. FE-2 and Kodak Ultracolor 400.



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Electric light bulb moose on the legislature grounds. Nikkor 28mm F 3.5 wide open and hand-held 1/30 sec. FE-2 with the same ultracolor film.

That 28mm Nikkor is quite a lens. I can't detect anything in the corners even at 24000 pixels in my photo editing suite. A keeper for sure. I think with a bit warmer weather and better light, this lens will be capable of much sharper images. Most wideangles tend to soften at corners and edges in weak light. We shall see...

All of the images above are phone copies of the digital paper prints. Other than resizing them to fit properly on this board, I have done nothing to manipulate them. They are un-cropped, and un-corrected in any manner....

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 Post subject: Re: Nikon Photo's
PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:55 am 
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Good compositions! :bigrin: SW

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 Post subject: Re: Nikon Photo's
PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:34 pm 
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i love seeing these , thanks , i like your eye as well ,

so - does the cannon take nikon lenses - i have never held a cannon , i know they were great cameras just never had any experience with them , i am surprised their bayonet mount is the same - i had occasion to mess with a pentax back when but never the cannon ,


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 Post subject: Re: Nikon Photo's
PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:55 pm 
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No, the Nikkor lenses will not fit the Canon camera.
When Canon first started with their rangefinder camera, the screw thread mount lenses were made by Nikkor. By the time Canon got into the slr business they had their own proprietary bayonet lens system that is almost a direct reversal of Nikon's.


Adapters are now available to cross mount other makers lenses to certain cameras- at a cost. In most cases ability to focus to infinity is lost due to the increase in focal length that these adapters create.


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 Post subject: Re: Nikon Photo's
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:45 pm 
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that makes sense , i thought everyone was pretty much into proprietary systems , back then i had all i could do to be into these with one system ,if my mother was not an exec at porter camera [they were a big catalog camera store ] i would not have been in as far as i got to ,


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