Longshanx 5

Longshanx

Add to my Circle of Trust

Subscribe to reviews

About me:

Member since:26.07.2001

Reviews:13

Quote-start

The best of both worlds

Quote-end
30.08.2001

Advantages:
Smaller than most SLRs, cheaper than most SLRs, accepts APS film

Disadvantages:
Some of the controls are tiny/fiddly to use

Recommendable Yes:

Detailed rating:

Picture Quality

Range & Quality of Features

Ease of Use

Overall Look & Design

Value for Money

ReliabilityExcellent

SizeSmall

WeightAverage

Compatibility with other Photographic EquipmentDiverse

DurabilitySatisfactory

Instruction ManualGood

3 Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful See ratings
very helpful by (73%):
  1. bensbows
  2. 15091983
  3. misslook
and 5 other members
helpful by (27%):
  1. meday
  2. Bigbaz
  3. bwanamdevu

View all ratings

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Share this review on Google+

I bought this camera because it appeared to offer a lot of features for my money. So far, the expense has been justified because of the wonderful prints I have received back from the development labs.

The cost was a mere 150 pounds, for a camera which gets the best of both the SLR and APS worlds.

For those who are not in the know:

SLR is Single Lens Reflex. What you see through the view finder is exactly what you get in the frame because, thanks to a mirror, you are looking directly through the lens.

APS is a relatively new type of film. The main advantages are:

i) the films are smaller, and hence the cameras can be smaller too.
ii) three frame sizes can be selected, including the classic 6x4 inch prints, a slighter larger 7x5, and a glorious panoramic size.
iii) the films can be rewound mid-roll, and then re-loaded into the camera at a later date to enable different film types (e.g colour/black and white) to be swapped around without having to finish the film first.

So why, when even a cheap SLR camera can cost twice as much, was this camera so cheap? The main reason, so I am told, is that old-fashioned SLR fanatics are refusing to budge from their trusty old 35mm films, because they reckon that they get better picture definition with the 35mm format (APS is only 24mm). Well, that's their problem isn't it because thanks to them, I got a really cool camera for half price!


  Write your own review

Share this review on Google+

  Next review »

Rate this review »

How helpful would this review be to a person making a buying decision? Rating guidelines

Rate as exceptional

Rate as somewhat helpful

Rate as very helpful

Rate as not helpful

Rate as helpful

Rate as off topic

Write your own review Write a review and you will earn 0.5p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful. Write a review and you will earn 0.5p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful.   Report a problem with this review’s content

Comments about this review »

Add the first comment!

max. 2000 characters

Post comment

Similar offers for Nikon Pronea S »

1 to 3 out of 6 similar offers for Nikon Pronea S Show all similar offers
Neewer Ir Remote Shutter Release Ml-L3 For Nikon Pronea S

Neewer Ir Remote Shutter Release Ml-L3 For Nikon Pronea S

Neewer Ir Remote Shutter Release Ml-L3 For Nikon Pronea S

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace electronics
Postage & Packaging:  Free!
Availability:  Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days...

Neewer Wireless Ir Remote Control Shutter Release Ml-L3 For Nikon D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, D70S, D80, D90, D3000, D5000, F55, F65, F75, N65, N75, Coolpix 8400, 8800 Pronea S, Nuvis S & Lite Touch Zoom Cameras

Neewer Wireless Ir Remote Control Shutter Release Ml-L3 For Nikon D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, D70S, D80, D90, D3000, D5000, F55, F65, F75, N65, N75, Coolpix 8400, 8800 Pronea S, Nuvis S & Lite Touch Zoom Cameras

NEW! Wireless (IR) Remote Shutter Release ML-L3 for Nikon D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, D70S, ... more

D80, D90, D3000, D5000, F55, F65, F75, N65, N75,
Coolpix 8400, 8800, Pronea S, Nuvis S & Lite Touch
Zoom Cameras The ML-L3 Remote Control acts as a
wireless shutter release capable of instantly
triggering the shutter without disturbing the
camera, up to a distance of approximately 16 feet.
It is recommended for taking pictures of subjects
that are difficult to approach, or to minimize
vibration for close-ups and time exposure. Powered
by CR-2025 3v battery (included). Don't let camera
shake ruin a perfect shot. This wireless remote
helps prevent camera movement, so your photos are
crisp and clear, not blurry.

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace electronics
Postage & Packaging:  Free!
Availability:  Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days...

Wireless IR Remote Control Shutter Release For Nikon D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, D70S, D80, D90, D3000, D5000, F55, F65, F75, N65, N75, Coolpix 8400, 8800 Pronea S, Nuvis S & Lite Touch Zoom Cameras with Retail box

Wireless IR Remote Control Shutter Release For Nikon D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, D70S, D80, D90, D3000, D5000, F55, F65, F75, N65, N75, Coolpix 8400, 8800 Pronea S, Nuvis S & Lite Touch Zoom Cameras with Retail box

1X Wireless IR Remote Control Shutter Release For Nikon D40

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace electronics
Postage & Packaging:  Free!
Availability:  Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days...

More reviews »

Review Ratings »

This review of Nikon Pronea S has been rated:

"very helpful" by (73%):

  1. bensbows
  2. 15091983
  3. misslook

and 5 other members

"helpful" by (27%):

  1. meday
  2. Bigbaz
  3. bwanamdevu

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Products you might be interested in »

Nikon F3

Nikon F3

(+) robust! still works wonders
(-) none

User reviews (4)

Buy now for only £ 126.00

Nikon F 90 X

Nikon F 90 X

Analogue Cameras - SLR - 135mm - with Built-in Flash - with Red Eye Reduction

User reviews (6)

Buy now for only £ 87.90

Nikon F6 BODY

Nikon F6 BODY

Analogue Cameras - SLR - 135mm - without Built-in Flash - without Red Eye Reduction

Rate it now

Buy now for only £ 1,419.45



Are you the manufacturer / provider of Nikon Pronea S? Click here