The Nikon FA was produced by Nippon Kogaku from 1983 to 1987. It was designed as a mid-range camera with high-end features for serious amateur photographers. The most sophisticated feature is the matrix metering system, which uses five separate metering sensors to determine the optimal exposure settings for a given scene. The FA was also […]
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I think I own enough Olympus film cameras to officially call myself an Oly-Fanboy. If you look though many of my photos on Instagram, there’s no question that the OM-1N is one of my favorite cameras. It went with me for 3 weeks to Europe, and I recently used it on a 2-week Route 66 […]
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This post has been in the works for a long time. Why? My friend Mike Williams gave this camera to me almost 6 months ago, Christmas 2017. Mike knew I’d been very happy with the Nikon F and Nikomat FTn. And to this day, Mike says this is his best find at Goodwill. I think […]
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The Argus C3 is a 35mm rangefinder camera that was mass-produced from 1939 to 1966. It earned a nickname as “The Brick” because of its shape and size. The C3 has a reputation for being a rugged camera. More than 2 million C3 cameras were sold during its 27-year production from 1939 to 1966.
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