Nikon F2 AS Photomic 35mm Camera Black - Used Excelent

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Condition:

  • Camera shows little to no signs of wear
  • Including Body Cap, Strap, Eye-cup
  •  Ref #  #119661051

Overview:

Nikon F2 AS: A Legendary SLR for the Discerning Photographer

The Nikon F2 AS, produced from 1979 to 1980, represents the pinnacle of mechanical professional-grade 35mm film SLRs from Nikon. This camera isn't just a point-and-shoot; it's a robust and versatile tool for photographers who value precision, control, and a timeless aesthetic.

Built to Endure:

  • All-Metal Construction: Exudes a sense of quality and durability, built to withstand the rigors of professional use.
  • Mechanical Operation: Offers reliable performance independent of batteries (batteries only power the light meter).
  • Interchangeable Finders and Screens: Customize your shooting experience with a variety of optional viewfinders and focusing screens (sold separately).

Unparalleled Creative Control:

  • Manual Exposure Modes: Provides complete control over shutter speed, aperture, and ISO for achieving your desired visual effects.
  • High Shutter Speeds: Offers speeds up to 1/2000th of a second, ideal for capturing fast-action moments.
  • Depth-of-Field Preview Button: Visualize the plane of focus before capturing the image.

Advanced Light Metering:

  • Nikon F2 Photomic AS Finder: The crown jewel of the F2 AS system, this viewfinder features a silicon photodiode light meter known for its accuracy and responsiveness.
  • LED Readout: Displays exposure information clearly within the viewfinder for quick adjustments.

A Legacy of Excellence:

  • Nikon F Mount Lens System: Compatible with a vast range of Nikon F-mount lenses, offering immense creative possibilities.
  • Collectible Status: The F2 AS is a sought-after camera by enthusiasts and collectors due to its historical significance and exceptional quality.

Important Considerations:

  • Discontinued Model: Finding Nikon F2 AS cameras and compatible accessories might require searching trusted used-electronics retailers or camera collectors.
  • Learning Curve: Mastering manual photography requires practice and understanding of exposure principles.
  • Film Photography: Requires purchasing and processing film, adding to the overall cost.

The Nikon F2 AS is more than just a camera; it's a philosophy. It's for photographers who appreciate the tactile experience of manual controls, the satisfaction of crafting an image, and the pursuit of photographic excellence. If you're a serious photography enthusiast or collector seeking a legendary camera, the Nikon F2 AS is a true masterpiece waiting to be explored.

 

 

 

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