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Best AF Film Camera for Amateurs

Advantages: Ease of Use, Image Quality, Options, Shooting Modes, Compatibility
Disadvantages: Flash sync speed, Film (disadvantage for some), Developing Costs, A couple of buttons

...the Camera When it comes to talking about film cameras, the Nikon F80 (also known as N80 in the states) is particularly new as it came onto the market in the year 2000. In terms of camera models, that may seem like a long time ago, but wit ...

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Nikon F80

Advantages: Lightweight and Easy to use piece of Craftsmanship
Disadvantages: Perhaps not a durable as previous models

Nikon have expertise in camera manufacture and development that is not really comparable to other makes. They have developed their own metering systems and methods that others have just copied. The F80 continues this tradition and it really is a magnifi ...

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A passion for photography

Advantages: Quality camera, excellent range of accessories
Disadvantages: Quite pricey (oh go on, treat yourself!)

...I had been looking for a decent SLR camera for a while before I finally decided on the Nikon F80. It is slightly more expensive than your average SLR (single lens reflex) camera, but with all the extra features, I think it is worth splashing out. Here a ...

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Sparkling all-rounder

Advantages: Really well featured, superb exposure
Disadvantages: AF struggles with larger lenses

Nikon never seemed to be able to make a decent mid-range AF camera. You could buy a camera with a good feature set (F601) but the AF was poor and the motordrive painful to hear. The F70 improved the AF and was quieter but alienated buyers with it's quirky ...

DaveHarden 16.01.2005 · Read full review
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Excellent Bag of tricks

Advantages: durable, reliable, big viewfinder, fast.
Disadvantages: 1/125th flash sync, does not meter with manual nikon lenses.

Like most people who have bought this camera in the last few years I bought this second hand on eBay for about £80 with a zoom lens, which I soon swapped for a 50mm standard lens. For someone like me who had only used digital cameras and manual film SLR ...

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