It is not everyday you get to review, in advance of the actual publication, a true classic.
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Oh my! After I published the Nikon F review I noticed that I had never written a review about my favorite camera – film or digital – ever: the mighty Nikon F4s. So here we are!
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This started out as the satisfaction of an old, almost ancient!, whim of mine. The Nikon F, the camera that jumpstarted the SLR revolution in the professional field, has been on my radar since I was a kid (and, at the time, a Nikon shooter).
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Maybe because, given my age, I grew up in a world already dominated from television sets and magazines full of pictures; maybe because I still remember when I was a little kid my grandma telling me, every time we watched a Western together that «these cowboys and indians aren’t really dying, you know, it’s just for show». But I have never been particularly confident in the power of cinematography, and by extension photography, of telling the truth.
Continue reading “Making the viewer work for it”
Generally speaking, video specific, aka “fluid” heads, tend to be bigger and heavier than their photographic counterparts.
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