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Forum: Cameras - small format 21st May 2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By paddy
Also come with an original manual and 4 AA...

Also come with an original manual and 4 AA batteries
Forum: Cameras - small format 21st May 2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By paddy
Nah, the one covering the cable release socket is...

Nah, the one covering the cable release socket is missing, the one covering the cable sync socket is there though :)
The top left screen in the viewfinder has bled but the bottom screen and top...
Forum: Cameras - small format 21st May 2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By paddy
The Nikon F4 came yesterday All I can say is...

The Nikon F4 came yesterday
All I can say is “wow” what a camera, solid build and heavy
I can see why this could be used as a weapon if anyone tries to rob you
I will give it a clean and put a...
Forum: Cameras - small format 16th May 2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By paddy
Yes it is a nice camera, i never got in to the...

Yes it is a nice camera, i never got in to the pro side of nikon as i am happy with the FM3A/FE2/FM2 i have, plus i dont have any AF lens
Im glad it has a focus light that lets you know you are in...
Forum: Cameras - small format 16th May 2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By paddy
Nikon F4 anyone

After the Nikon FA being faulty i bought a Nikon F4 for slide duty
I got it for a good price, it is in excellent condirtion but the only fault is the frame counter in the viewfinder
The LCD has...
Forum: Cameras - small format 16th May 2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Oh well the FA will be making a return trip to...

Oh well the FA will be making a return trip to Japan
The shutter is faulty, whatever mode you have it in it sounds like it,s stuck on around 1/60th of a second, apparently this is a common fault...
Forum: Cameras - small format 14th May 2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Trying to put an image of the the FA through...

Trying to put an image of the the FA through dropbox, how do i do it
Forum: Cameras - small format 13th May 2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Oh well the FA came today, that was fast shipping...

Oh well the FA came today, that was fast shipping from Japan and no customs/Duty charges :D
The camera looks mint after i give it a clean and after putting new batteries in it works like a dream, a...
Forum: Cameras - small format 12th May 2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Same here mike, but it will only gather dust in...

Same here mike, but it will only gather dust in the cupboard
I might as well have a go
Forum: Cameras - small format 12th May 2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
After watching this video on youutube there...

After watching this video on youutube there coulld be hope for the olld FE2, the same thing is happening to mine as this guys, worth a try
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebrQ3ZMkfwI
Forum: Cameras - small format 11th May 2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Come to think of it I might get it fixed...

Come to think of it I might get it fixed eventually, it does seem a shame to scrap it even though it’s a bit worn, it was my holiday camera
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Newton and ellis want £125 to service it so that...

Newton and ellis want £125 to service it so that put me off, unless it can be done a lot cheaper somewhere else :(
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Thanks Paul My old FE2 looks like its finished...

Thanks Paul
My old FE2 looks like its finished so i bought this to replace it
I will give it a good going over when it arives
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Hi Mike I have not heard anything about a delay...

Hi Mike
I have not heard anything about a delay in the post from Japan, i think it will probably be a late few days extra due to the corona pandemic
I bought it off Ebay and it says i should get it...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Thanks Neil I imagine i wont have a problem...

Thanks Neil
I imagine i wont have a problem liking the FA, its a Nikon after all:D
As long as the batteries are ok i wont have a problem
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Hi I only use nikon manual focus prime lens,...

Hi
I only use nikon manual focus prime lens, see how i go with the FA
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
I only bought it because my old FE2 shutter is...

I only bought it because my old FE2 shutter is sticky and the mirror locks up and wont return, shame really so it looks like a scrapper now
Im going to pinch the dioptre and leather strap off it for...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 682
Posted By paddy
Nikon FA anyone

Just bought a Nikon FA off a Japanese ebayer, the camera looks really nice
I bought this for slide film duties as the matrix metering is supposed to be good, I have an fm3 and fm2 still
Anyone got...
Forum: Photography in general 8th May 2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By paddy
A lot of his photographs are square and suit the...

A lot of his photographs are square and suit the close up of faces, im not too keen on the way he burns and dodges though
You can get that close with the Hasselblad 150mm f4 and a 16mm ext tube
Forum: Photography in general 8th May 2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By paddy
Platon

Got to be honest when i say i have never heard of this photographer in my life, i like his Black and white portraits taken close up
Here is a link see what you think
http://www.platonphoto.com/menu/
Forum: Cameras - medium format 6th May 2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By paddy
That’s good, congrats on the Rollei I think the...

That’s good, congrats on the Rollei
I think the lens is a zeiss and will be on par with a Hassie zeiss lens
And yes the prices of analogue photography has gone up double and more
The eBay prices...
Forum: Photography in general 5th May 2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By paddy
I have bought a few items off them the last...

I have bought a few items off them the last couple of weeks, just email them if you need info
Forum: Sale or Wanted 3rd May 2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By paddy
Hi there Yes i sold it last year as i was not...

Hi there
Yes i sold it last year as i was not using it, a guy travelled from London to buy it, i should of kept it as i have just bought a Hasselblad to repace it as i thought i wouldnt bother with...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 3rd May 2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By paddy
I used to have a RZ67 a couple of years ago and...

I used to have a RZ67 a couple of years ago and there is a known design fault were the battery kept on draining even when not in use (common in all of them)
Just take the battery out when you are...
Forum: Filters 3rd May 2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By paddy
Try the Carl zeiss lens cleaning spray I have a...

Try the Carl zeiss lens cleaning spray
I have a post in the general photography section with a link
£7.99 for 2 bottles and a cloth, my filters are spotless now
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