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Most of the content appeared in this site is largely based on a copy of an original Nikon FM3A Instruction Manual to construct. Well, kudos to Nikon. When you lift the film-rewind knob, the cam- era back will open.

The mirror frame is titanium and very solid. The FM3a was itself a response from Nikon to the FE2 and FM2’s increase in values after their discontinuance coinciding with the introduction of auto-focus cameras.


Rewinding The Film Rewinding the Film When the end of the roll of film is reached, the film-advance lever will not advance further. Rewinding the Film When the end of the roll of film is reached, the film-advance lever will not advance further. Glossary Glossary AE lock A function to temporarily store the exposure setting determined by the camera in memory. In this case, or when you want to achieve a certain effect, exposure compensation is recommended.

After the emergence of digital cameras, Nikon then discontinued the FM3a, leading to a similar effect. The best option is to bookmark this site or print them into hard copies via a printer or just saved those pages to your hard disk. Flash Photography Flash Photography Flash photography is not only useful when shooting in a dark place.

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To print the manual completely, please, download it. Note that the following lenses and accessories cannot be attached to this camera. Before compensation In flash photography when majual main subject is far away or near the edge of the viewfinder frame, overexposure may occur, as the reflected light may be insufficient.

Nikon was rumored to be considering a digital successor to this “modern classic”, though this has not yet early happened.


Page of 56 Go. Enter text from picture: Held down as the subject is metered and photographed, a Flash Compensation button to the left of the lens mount will automatically apply a compensation of -1 EV to any mounted Nikon-compatible TTL manua as it fires.

Nevertheless, Nikon thought it prudent to keep a toe in the waters of film in the 21st century. Anyway, it is a tedious process to convert any camera manual into HTML format. Open the camera back.

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Those were the days of doing a wedding, and getting lots of respect, and no stinking cell phones in your face. Remember that the fm3 of all that was photographic was in full gear. It was manufactured by Nikon exclusively manul Japan, on small-volume assembly lines by especially trained assembly technicians, from gm3a Sign In Don’t have an account?

Number of exposures 8 or The camera uses a standard cable release, it is also one of the few manual-focus Nikon SLRs to have automatic DX as well as manual film speed indexing. Again, the aperture is visible thorough the ADR. Self-Timer Photography Tips The self-timer is useful when you want to include yourself in a group shot or to prevent camera shake.

Installing Batteries Installing Batteries Tips Three types of batteries can be used with this camera. While holding down the expo- sure-compensation lock release buttonrotate the film-speed setting ring Set the compensation index to the desired compensation value. Specifications 12, and that to the — side not possible with ISO 36mm Auto exposure lock Lens mount Enabled by pressing the AE lock button Nikon F fk3a Film advance Shutter Lever provided, degree standoff angle and Vertical-travel, metal focal-plane shutter When using non-DX- coded film, set the film speed manually.

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Depth Of Field Depth of Field When you focus on your subject, you will find that not only is the subject itself in focus but objects in a certain distance range both in front of and behind the subject appear reasonably sharp. The Nikon FM3 A [1] is an advanced semi-professional-level, interchangeable-lens, focal-plane shutter35mm film, single-lens reflex camera.

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. The following example shows the Nikon SB Speedlight attached to the camera. Press the film-rewind button.

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Pull the self-timer lever in the direction of the arrow. It cuts itself off in about 15 seconds.

Nikon FM3A Instruction Manual

Controls in Detail To use the camera skillfully, you need to understand its functions and features. Checking the Battery Power Check the battery power after installing a new battery or new batteries before starting shootings. IF you prefer the factory manual, that is fine, but this site has added numerous additions of HOW-TO which are not found in the standard edition of the Manual, so, just set your own preference which is more beneficial.

The film speed can be set manually in the range of ISO 12 to Isn’t it a sad sate to see photography has to be segmented into different camps from the use of various labels. Make sure that the film sprocket holes are per- position and wind it slowly.

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The meter of the camera is switched on when the film advance lever is moved away from the body and the shutter lightly depressed. Maybe the last of the Nikon cameras to elicit that level of pride by employees. It is a superb lens, compact and sharp, and it looks great on the camera, especially with its unique convex hood. I had my first experience with it ,anual in May and eventually when a friend of mine who runs a retail photo mahual generously loaned his own camera for me for a week to test drive it seriously; finally, I had the urge of creating a dedicated website just for it.

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.

The exact distance from the lens-mounting flange to the film plane is