Checking out a Nikkormat FT2

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PFMcFarland
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Checking out a Nikkormat FT2

Post by PFMcFarland » Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:21 pm

I finally got around to checking out the FT2 with a brace of Nikkor non-AI lenses. I happened to pick a cold, blustery day to do it though, and that may have affected the battery and meter performance, as the entire roll of Kodak T-Max 100 was under exposed. I’ll have to shoot another roll when it gets warmer to see if that improves.

This was my first chance to actually get to use the Nikkor-H 300mm 1:4.5, as the other times I’ve taken it out nothing really cropped up as a suitable subject. I used a monopod to steady it and the camera, and it worked well despite the heavy breezes that day.

Nikkor-S 35mm 1:2.8
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Cross Trails by P F McFarland, on Flickr



Nikkor 50mm 1:1.4 (last version before AI)
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Engine Line-Up by P F McFarland, on Flickr



Nikkor-P 105mm 1:2.5
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Serious Fence by P F McFarland, on Flickr



Nikkor-H 300mm 1:4.5
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In The Shadow by P F McFarland, on Flickr


See all the rest of the photos at https://flic.kr/s/aHskR2Rbp8

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Re: Checking out a Nikkormat FT2

Post by LarryD » Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:13 pm

Nice. What are you using for batteries? I find the alkaline work just fine in mine.
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Re: Checking out a Nikkormat FT2

Post by Julio1fer » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:36 pm

Good glass and compositions!

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Post by PFMcFarland » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:54 pm

LarryD wrote:Nice. What are you using for batteries? I find the alkaline work just fine in mine.
A Vinnic silver-oxide 1.55v. I double checked the ISO setting, and it was correct.

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Post by LarryD » Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:44 am

OK.
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Post by GrahamS » Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:35 pm

Nice glass, all of them.
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