The history of Nikon cameras has always gone hand in hand with the history of NIKKOR lenses. Haruo Sato and Kouichi Ohshita will alternately add chapters to the serial story: "The Thousand and One Nights," of Nikkor lenses. Randomly selected topics covering the unique NIKKOR lenses will feature interesting tales on the design and manufacturing.
The look of a photograph is affected by a variety of factors, including shutter speed, aperture, and ISO sensitivity. This guide gives beginners a grasp of the basics with easy-to-understand explanations of the features and design of digital single-lens reflex cameras.
The Nikon story actually starts in 1948, the year that the Nikon I, the company's first camera was released. This story is told in the following twelve articles—somewhat eccentric, but thoroughly enjoyable—that chronicle the history of Nikon's brilliant and legendary cameras. The articles weave in and out of history while reviewing the cameras in a contemporary context.
Unlike an ordinary history, this story of Nikon cameras begins with the Nikon F4
Other than the historically noted Nikon cameras, such as the Nikon S Series and Nikon F Series, a lot of other Nikon cameras, what we call "Nikon family cousins," have also played an active part in the Nikon history. These cameras were born and manufactured as a reflection of the need of the time or as a ambitious trial in the creation of a new camera age. Some of these cameras excelled and made their mark in the history of Nikon cameras; many of them, however, vanished into the night, almost without a trace. A spotligh story will focus on aspects of the Nikon cameras that are not so well known.