NIKON FE2 CAMERA, I remember hearing about for the first time on one of the early episodes of the Film Photography Podcast; 온라인카지노
I can’t remember which episode it was at first, but I do remember talking to him about the camera when I met up with him at one of the FPP recording sessions back in 2011.
Wasn’t interested in the camera because I still had my Nikon F3. But the camera remained in my mind.
Even though I already own an FE, the FE2 is an excellent addition to the stable because it is a newer camera with a faster shutter and one of the brightest viewfinders in my entire kit.
Specifications of the Camera
- Nikon is the manufacturer.
- FE2 model
- Reflex with a single lens
- 135 (35mm) and 36x24mm
- Interchangeable Nikon F-Mount lens
- Shutter: 8′′ – 1/4000′′ Electronic Titanium vertical-travel focal plane shutter + Bulb
- TTL Center-Weighted meter with 2x Silicon Photo Diode sensors, EV1 EV18 @ ASA-100, ASA-12 – ASA-4000
- Manufactured between 1983 and 1977, and sold until 2001.
Nikon has always been known for its mechanical offerings.
In 1959, the game-changing Nikon F introduced the concept of a system camera to the SLR and professional photographer markets.
Despite its flaws, the F was a commercial success, as was the follow-up Nikon F2 in 1971.
However, Nikon also produced an equally successful consumer camera line, the Nikkormat line.
The Nikkormat FT, FTn, and FT2 were heavy-duty mechanical cameras that could use
Same lenses as their professional cameras and had a built-in light meter system.
However, in 1972, Olympus decided to change the game and introduced the Olympus OM-1.
The OM system took the concept of an SLR and shrunk it down to create a compact camera.
The EL, which was released in 1972, used the Copal Square shutter, which allowed for manual and aperture priority exposure metering. 카지노사이트
Nikon released an updated version
The EL2, that could accept the new AI lenses and replaced the CdS cells for metering with Silicon Blue Cells.
Decided to create a more unified look for their cameras, so the Nikkormat EL2 and partner Nikkormat FT3 were discontinued.
The FT3 became the Nikon FM and the EL2 became the FE after adopting a new smaller chassis size and dropping the Nikkormat name
And were released in 1977 and 1978, respectively.
While the new camera lineup was successful in the market, Nikon’s research team was already looking ahead.
Canon’s A-1 pioneered electronic program mode, and the Olympus OM-4 pioneered matrix metering.
There was also the issue of producing a faster top shutter speed.
Nikon released the FM2 in 1982, which featured a shutter with a top speed of 1/4000′′
Due to the use of titanium for the shutter curtain.
The Matrix meter, a system that uses twenty-four SPD cells fed into a single chip
Or Automatic multi-program Chip (AMP)
Combines that with the new faster shutter that was supposed to be the FE2.
Instead, that went into the Nikon FA, and the FE2 was released in 1983 with the same semi-automatic exposure as before but a faster shutter.
The Nikon FE2 proved to be a capable camera, with new interchangeable
Focusing screens and a bright viewfinder; it kept the same match-needle readout
And some LEDs in the viewfinder indicated any EV adjustment.
Nikon only made two versions of the FE2, one in chrome and one in black, with no special editions or variants.
FE2 was manufactured until 1987, but it was still available for purchase until 2001. 카지노 블로그
The compact style was revived with the Nikon FM3a in 2006, and its influence can be seen in the Nikon Df.