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Underwater with the Nikonos & Nikon systems

Herb Taylor

Underwater with the Nikonos & Nikon systems

by Herb Taylor

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Published by AMPHOTO in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nikonos camera.,
  • Nikon camera.,
  • Underwater photography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHerb Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR263.N5 T39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p., [6] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4886125M
    ISBN 100817424016
    LC Control Number76016462
    OCLC/WorldCa2864979

      O/T: Nikonos III Underwater Camera Dec 8, I just returned from a trip to a local pawn shop, and behind the display case is what I can tell is a pristine camera, no telltale sign of corrosion on the body, and comes complete with an underwater flash unit for Can$ Nikon Corporation takes over the production rights in and starts the production of a series of underwater cameras, better known as Nikonos. The original Calypso-Phot camera was fitted with lenses of the French lens maker Berthiot; it´s obvious that Nikon designed a .

    Fascination of underwater photography. Underwater photography is as fascinating or more than land or aerial photography. The 'painting with light' concept is by far more evident underwater than above the surface. Besides, to enter into a submerged new world, hidden, increases emotions with that of discovery. Nikon D Underwater Camera Review The Nikon D is Nikon’s long awaited update to the D With blazing shooting speed and Nikon’s first dive into 4K video, see how this camera performs in the water in our full review with images and video.

      The First Nikonos In , the first Nikon-built version, the original Nikonos, appeared: Nikon had bought a license to manufacture substantially the same camera, now with a 35mm f/ Nikkor-W lens, which explains why the camera is also known as a "Calypso-Nikkor.".   The Nikon 1 System has been around for a couple of years now, but the emergence of the AW1 signals a radical departure from what has been the norm. Functionally very similar to the 14MP J3 which Nikon announced earlier this year, the AW1 is waterproof to 15m (49ft), shockproof from 2m ( ft), and freezeproof. It's being announced alongside two equally rugged lenses, and a range of .


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Underwater with the Nikonos & Nikon systems by Herb Taylor Download PDF EPUB FB2

More than a camera manual, "Underwater with the Nikonos and Nikon Systems" is a practical guide to underwater photography with the film cameras most often taken below the water's surface. From the original Calypso to the Nikonos III, this book explains underwater photography in detail. Church helped many with this book and his tips on use of the Nikonos system.

Though the technology of that dated 35mm icon is perhaps now surpassed, this book would still be valuable to any understanding of underwater photography. It would be a five star rating, if modernized for a wider non Nikonos audience/5(11). Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals Handbooks, manuals, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, Herb, Underwater with the Nikonos & Nikon systems.

This Nikon Nikonos V 35mm underwater camera comes with a Nikkor 35mm f/ lens, fresh batteries, camera strap and its original manual. It has been fully tested and inspected. There are some very minor scuff marks on some of the corners of the camera body.5/5(3).

Nikonos is the brand name of a series of 35mm format cameras specifically designed for underwater photography launched by Nikon in The early Nikonos cameras were improvements of the Calypso camera, which was an original design by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Belgian engineer Jean de Wouters.

It was produced in France by La Spirotechnique (currently Aqua Lung) until the design was Type: 35 mm underwater viewfinder camera. Written by one of underwater photography's great educators, Jim Church, each book has the potential to take an aspiring underwater photographer to a new level.

With the Essential Guide to the Nikonos Systems, Jim explains everything anyone could ever want to know about how to use the Nikonos V and Nikonos RS systems.

Yes I do have a Digital. It's a Nikon CP in an Aquatica housing. Yes it takes great pictures, but it's still nowhere as good as my F I have plenty of experience in moving up and in different systems.

I currently own a Sea & Sea MMII EX, a Nikonos V, a Nikon CP in an Aquatica housing, and a Nikon F in an Aquatica housing. this is a group that celebrates the photos taken using a Nikonos underwater camera. Photos do not have to be taken underwater or even pertain to the sea or its associated fauna and/or flora.

Just as long as they are taken with a Nikonos. These cameras are go where other cameras would become damaged due to water/sand/dirt/knocking such as music festivals etc so the possibilities are. Underwater with the Nikonos & Nikon Systems by Herb Taylor starting at $ Underwater with the Nikonos & Nikon Systems has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

NIKONOS I, II and III are modified or improved versions of Calypso, whereas NIKONOS IV-A is regarded as a Nikon's completely original model developed and designed based on Nikon's proprietary concepts. This model was placed on the market in July at 54, yen.

It offered a variety of capabilities and its key features are discussed below. Nikon re-registers legendary ‘Nikonos’ trademark | Give Info Aug at pm [ ] The Nikonos-V is an underwater film camera that many older SCUBA divers learned on, and some still do. Even though it is absolutely lovely, it is a pain in the ass to use compared to digital, and has largely disappeared.

Nikon let the trademark go. As with almost all things subaquatic, the Nikonos camera had its origins with Jacques before he co-invented the self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (or scuba), Cousteau was shooting photos underwater, using crude homemade housings for his cameras and freediving off the beach in the south of France.

By the s, then able to breathe underwater thanks Author: Jason Heaton. The underwater Nikonos IVA has gone through some major improvement to the Nikonos design. This is not surprising as the Nikon SLRs have also been been greatly improved on all other aspects.

One of the most significant development was the inclusion of auto exposure (the "A" behind the IV signifies auto-exposure), extended film speed range which. Capture Undersea Adventures with a 35mm Underwater Camera.

A 35mm underwater film camera enables photographers to capture vivid and up-close underwater photos while on vacation or while simply enjoying a leisurely time in the pool. Nikon and La Spiro technique worked jointly and finally announced their success to produce a viable underwater camera in The camera was first sold in France under the name Calypsophot, a Jacques Cousteau registered brand name; in Japan it went to.

Nice example of what could be done if Nikon followed their Nikonos line in digital era. Compact, rugged underwater gear with dedicated lenses. Would love to see two lines, Nikonos V divi with manual focus confirmation and the king of Waterworld Nikonos RSd.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Jim Church's essential guide to Nikonos systems by Jim Church,Aqua Quest Publications edition, in EnglishPages: Due to autofocus function, Nikon has designed a new breed of underwater AF lense group to supplement the new Nikonos R-UW lens mount.

The focal lengths and lens types were a careful and well thought-out scheme which resulted in equally exciting new range of underwater optics emerged along with. tography with optional Nikon SB/SB Speedlight Synchro-sunlight or exposure compensa-tion possible with SB/SB for cre-ating original exposures Complete underwater system includes Nikon SB/SB TTL Speedlight, in addition to optical underwater viewfinders, underwater frame finders, close-up outfits and Nikkor underwater/land.

"W Nikkor 35mm f/", still used as an interchangeable lens for "NIKONOS V" at present, was born in at the same time as the first "NIKONOS" was released and since then it has been selling for long 37 years. Among the current Nikkor lenses for 35mm () format, it may be the longest-selling lens.

First, I'll introduce its birth and history. "Jim Church takes you past the owner's manuals and tells you how to take pictures with the Nikonos RS and Nikonos V"--Cover.

Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Essential guide to Nikonos systems. Essential guide to Nikonos systems.Nikonos lenses were a cornerstone of underwater photography for over 30 years and unfortunately faded away in the digital age. Nauticam, a new manufacturer in Hong Kong, is soon to deliver a solution to use these stellar optics with the new Sony NEX-5 digital camera.The Nikonos V appears to be the end of the non-SLR cameras with automatic exposure but without automatic focusing.

It is the end product of a long period of experimentation and gradual improvement, and even in the era of digital photography, still has its uses as it comes with very sharp lenses.