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Poll: What's your favorite film body? (16 member(s) have cast votes)

Favorite Nikon film body?

  1. F (1 votes [6.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  2. F2 (2 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  3. F3 (2 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  4. F4 (2 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  5. F5 (1 votes [6.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  6. F6 (1 votes [6.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  7. F100 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. N90s/F90x (1 votes [6.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  9. N80/F80 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  10. FM3A (1 votes [6.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  11. FM/FM2/FM2N (2 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  12. FE/FE2 (1 votes [6.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  13. Nikkormat FT/FTN (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  14. Nikkormat EL/EL2 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  15. FG (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  16. FA (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  17. Other (2 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

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#1 LightMeter

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 10:29 PM

This is a hard one, but I voted F2.


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Still shooting DX digital and don't plan on going full frame.

 

D7100, red D5300, IR converted D300,  D40, D70s, Olympus C-5060 P&S from 2003, and a few 35mm film bodies


#2 photojazz

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 10:47 PM

I have several but at the moment, my F4e has been in my lovable hands.


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Nikon D605, D200, F4E, F5, FE2 (Black & Silver), EM
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Posted 08 August 2014 - 10:53 PM

I have several but at the moment, my F4e has been in my lovable hands.

Cool. I just bought a F4e from someone on Nikonians. It's been on my wishlist for years. Can't wait till it gets here. I've never seen one in person, but it looks like it's so big I can shoot with it and scare people :)


Bill

 

Still shooting DX digital and don't plan on going full frame.

 

D7100, red D5300, IR converted D300,  D40, D70s, Olympus C-5060 P&S from 2003, and a few 35mm film bodies


#4 james23p

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 01:41 AM

Very hard for me but my FM3a won out in the end.

Jim

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F100 w MB-15, N80, FM3a, FE2(Black and Silver) and EM.

Nikkor 24-85G ED AF-S VR, 70-300G ED AF-S VR, 28-105 3.5-4.5 AF-D, 50 1.8 AF-D, Nikkor 18-35 f3.5-4.5 AF-D ED.

Nikon Series E lens, 28mm, 100mm, 135mm, 75-150mm, 70-210 f4.

MF Nikkor's 50 f2 Ai, 500 f4 ED Ai-P.

 

MF Rokinon 14mm f2.8 ED AE UMC(Ai-P)

MF Rokinon 85mm f1.4 ASP AE UMC(Ai-P)

Sigma 24-70 f2.8 EX DG HSM, Tamron's SP 70-200 f2.8 LD Di IF/Macro BIM, Kenko Pro 300 1.4 TC DGX, Tokina 100 f2.8D Macro At-X.

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 02:11 AM

Well I have only owned the F, F2, F3, Nikkormat FTN, and I still have a N70.... so can't really choose from any others, but the F3 was the best of them... and the F not far behind.

 

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 04:55 AM

:lol:

I thought this was going to be ALL bodies........

I would have selected:

20) The body you want but can't have.

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#7 BrianS

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 07:24 AM

The Nikon SP.


Nikkor-SC 5cm F1.5. And maybe 100 or so other Nikkor lenses. Maybe 60 of those are on Nikon cameras right now.


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Posted 09 August 2014 - 08:09 AM

Cool. I just bought a F4e from someone on Nikonians. It's been on my wishlist for years. Can't wait till it gets here. I've never seen one in person, but it looks like it's so big I can shoot with it and scare people :)

Yes, it is big....I consider it the tank.  :D Taking it out today....Yeaaaaa!


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Nikon D605, D200, F4E, F5, FE2 (Black & Silver), EM
Mamiya C330 Professional, M645 1000s, RB67
Bronica ETRSI

And I have some lenses.

C&C Is Always Welcome!!
New website coming soon!


#9 Peter

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 08:28 AM

Went with what I used and know - FE/FE2. Good poll.

 

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 02:12 PM

I've tried a lot of them, though not the F5 or F6, and the N90s is still top dog. Fast, deadly accurate exposure and very sure handed. It's flash AE is better than any other camera I've ever used. We're going to he new house today and I'm tempted to take it with the 28-300 and polish off the roll of Tri-X that's in it now.

Edited by justshootit, 09 August 2014 - 02:14 PM.

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Why film photography? I like shooting with the equipment. 6x6 Velvia slides from a C330 have an appeal all their own.

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Posted 10 August 2014 - 11:01 AM

I'd go with the SP  -  or a 28Ti but thats more a camera not a body but still...


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