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There is no disrespect for all the nice folks at Nikon who have prepared the publication of the official manual, on the contrary, I was quite amazed after checking it thoroughly In comparison with many other user’s manuals for older Nikon manual focus SLRs, the manual for the new Nikon camera is a vast improvement in both of its content writing and illustration.
When using non-DX- coded film, set the film speed manually. Controls in Detail To use the camera skillfully, you need to understand its functions and features. While Minolta went whole heartedly into the eye control thingie, and Canon actually changed lens mounts, Nikon only got on board when they thought it was a truly necessary endeavor. Return the film-advance lever to its folded position.
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In manual mode exposure is set by matching the thin smoothly swinging needle in the left of the viewfinder with the wide translucent blue bar that indicates the selected shutter speed. Loading Film Loading Film Tips When you use DX-coded film, the camera automatically detects the film speed and makes the appropriate setting. Lightly press the shutter-release button.
In the days of manually selecting the aperture and shutter speed to take a photograph, it somehow was imagined as more appealing on a base, he-man level.
When mounted, a compatible flash will activate a ready light in the viewfinder. TTL flash-exposure compensation Example: Comments to this Manuals Your Name. Use new batteries of the same type fm3q you use two batteries.
The guide rails are wide, precisely machined and made of stainless steel. The Nikon FM3a is the last of the 35mm totally manual SLRs, of course you had Leica,…another digital holdoutand one of the last film cameras released in the 21st century,… other than the F6.
A roller bearing assists film transport. Pull the self-timer lever in the direction of the arrow.
Nikons have accompanied more photographers to extreme environments — the summit of Mount Everest and the depths of the Saharan Desert — than any other SLR camera. Notice Take a few test shots before shooting important events like weddings or graduations. You may choose from among the following shooting modes: Those were the days of doing a wedding, and getting lots of respect, and no stinking cell phones in manuap face. Page 5 Controls in Detail 23 Shutter-Speed Dial 24 Film-Advance Lever 25 Manual Film-Speed Setting fm33a Exposure-Compensation Indicator 27 Frame Counter 29 Depth of Field Preview Lever 29 Film-Plane Indicator 30 Accessory Shoe and Sync-Cord Terminal 30 Steps of Advanced Photography 31 Flash Photography 32 AE-Lock Photography Page 33 TTL flash With the TTL flash system, the camera measures the flash of a speedlight reflected from the subject to obtain the proper level of flash illumination.
Nikon FM3A Instruction Manual
This zealous workmanship has a practical side: Well, kudos to Nikon. Janual film speed can be read off the film canister through a transparent window on the back of the camera.
With the FM3the filter factor need not be vm3a except with the R60 filter. A question did come across my mind, since it is so new and I would assume every owner should have a copy of the user’s manual which came tm3a with his new purchase – should I also prepared a section in the new site? The camera was available in two finishes: The maximum count-down time of the self-timer is approx.
Exposure-compensation Indicator Exposure-Compensation Indicator If there is an extreme difference in brightness between the main subject and the background e.
Shutter speeds are indicated by the thin needle that swings up and down the scale on the left of the viewfinder. Exposure-Compensation Indicator If there is an extreme difference in brightness between the main subject and the background e.
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Page 14 Loading Film Continued Advance the film on the film- takeup spool. It is easier to understand, with lots of related guides on photography. Camera companies were frothing at the mouth to get in on the action.
I made up that part. The FM3a appeals primarily to photographers interested in full control over their photography, as well as reliability and durability in a camera to be used hard out of doors. The FM3a’s electronic operation is silent during long exposures, except for the noise of the shutter opening and closing.
The film speed can be set manually in the range of ISO 12 to The meter of the camera is switched on when the film advance lever is moved away from the body and the shutter lightly depressed.