Does the Nikon F2 have aperture priority?
An amazing feat is, despite being a mechanical camera, the range of shutter speeds from 1/2000 sec. Its shutter speed range has even extended down to 16 sec and incorporating an aperture priority AE exposure, eye piece shutter, built-in dioptric control and interchange with a few prisms and focusing screens !
Why is the Nikon F2 so good?
These Nikons are faster handing, more reliable, offer more accurate TTL metering and far more accurate focus and framing than anything once-great LEICA was offering then, and even today! The F2 is so well made that every one I’ve seen still works perfectly, and has never required any service to stay that way.
How do I change the shutter speed on my Nikon F2?
To set the shutter speed, turn the selector until the desired speed is aligned with the white dot, When aligned with settings of from 2 to 2000, the actual shutter speed will be a fractional value of from 1/2 second to 1/2000 second. The red line provided between the 1/60 sec. and 1/125 sec.
Is Nikon F2 a good camera?
Whether you already have a 35mm film camera or are looking to get one, the Nikon F2 is about as good as an SLR camera can possibly be. If you’ve ever used a Nikon F2 before, you already know that it is rare to find such quality in a 35mm camera or even a digital camera for that matter.
What lenses does Nikon F2 use?
Type of camera: 35mm single-lens reflex (SLR)
Which Nikon F camera is best?
No. 1 – Nikon FM2
- The Nikon FM2 is an interchangeable lens, mechanical, manual focus, manual exposure 35mm SLR using Nikon’s F mount.
- The camera requires 2 LR44 button batteries to power the light meter only, which simply reports if the photo will be over, under, or properly exposed.
How do you unload a Nikon F2?
To unload the camera, first press the rewind button on the camera base plate; then, unfold the rewind crank, pull it up to the first detent position and turn it in the direction of the engraved arrow, using a smooth, even pressure.
How much was Nikon F2 new?
A Nikon F2 Photomic with Nikkor-S 50 mm f/1.4 lens had a US list price of $660 in 1972. Note that SLRs usually sold for 30 to 40 percent below list price.