The F4 operates with any lens ever made for the F-mount within the functional limitations associated with the lens put on the camera. Nikon's F4 reimagined what a professional camera could -- and causally should -- be. The dial is grad- uated in one-third stop increments. If the camera malfunctions, remove excessive moisture. Then perform stop-down exposure metering see page 59.
Position focus brackets on subject and lightly press shutter release button. This is convenient for vertical-format shooting. Only with the G series did these things begin to disappear. The converter contains its own focusing mechanism, and it multiplies the aperture and focal length by 1. Exposure mode: Set exposure mode selector to M Manual , Рн High-Speed Film advance mode: Programmed Auto , P Programmed Auto , S Shutter-Priority While pressing the lock release, set the film advance mode to. The button can be locked to prevent inadvertent shutter release.
The Nikon F4 was the third improved version of the original which was introduced in 1959. . For assurance during flash shooting, set the Manual. When using the batteries and take it immediately to camera near water, guard against an authorized Nikon dealer or service splashes, especially saltwater spray. This will help me to continue to host this site, buy new manuals, and pay their shipping costs. In Focus Tracking, the camera analyzes the speed of the moving subject according to focus detection data, and drives the autofocus lens by anticipating the position of the subject at the exact moment of exposure.
Set exposure mode to Programmed Рн, Р , Shutter-Priority Auto S or Aperture-Priority Auto A. Use a fast shutter speed to stop action, or create motion effects by choos- ing slower shutter speeds. Although, I understand the G2 takes a little practise to get used to. This is convenient for vertical format shooting. Who knows what effect this has on battery life, although it does turn off after 16 seconds when the meter does. In this trast, the exposure value for the background is determined by mode, when the value measured by the center segment is one of five computation methods: Low-Brightness Weighted,. The built-in diopter correction is fantastic.
Stop-down exposure metering cannot be performed in Spot Metering. Lightly press shutter release button, and confirm shutter or move in closer. You must determine the necessary exposure compensation and make the adjustment. Center main subject inside viewfinder 3. Single-frame shooting S Fully depressing the shutter release button takes one picture, and immediately advances the film by one frame. I will offer my own observations about the camera here: Ergonomics. Most of the time it locked on to the target without issue, though the modern bodies are a little quicker.
This shows the combination of aperture vertical Iine and shutter speed horizontal line. The camera added innovations that Nikon had worked into previous, lower-tier cameras and made them professional-grade. Set any of the click-stopped shutter speeds on the shutter speed dial 4 sec. Store the camera in a cool, dry place. However, you can make use of the camera's suggested metering and use it in Manual mode. This feature is a small steel tab on the aperture-coupling ring just behind the lens mount that can be folded away, released by pushing a chromed button next to it.
Multiple exposure lever is automatically reset to the original position. Set focus mode selector to either S or C. NiCd batteries provide greater effi- replace all batteries at the same time. With Manual M , you control both aperture and shutter speed while the flash exposure is determined by scene brightness and contrast, with Matrix Balanced Fill-Flash control throughout. Under normal lighting conditions, the F4 actually no slower than an N90. If you choose an optional screen, additional focus and composition aids are available.
Full manual focusing, or manual focusing with the F4's electronic range- finder, is used with virtually all Nikon F-mount Nikkor and Nikon lenses. It was replaced in 1996 by the. It'll make you feel better, won't it? In this case, exposure meter cannot be used. It is a very good setup for people who like dials rather than thumbwheels. Some twenty years after its introduction it was still considered by many to be one of the most capable, tough and ergonomically brilliant professional 35mm camera ever made. Single Servo Autofocus S In Single Servo Autofocus mode S , the shutter cannot be re- 1.
Center main subject inside viewfinder, and lightly press 1. For a complete list of usable lenses, see lens compatibility chart, page 86. It has a built-in vertical release, battery check button, a socket for normal cable release, and a terminal for one of the Nikon remote release cables. This page may not be sold or distributed without the expressed permission of the producer I have no connection with any camera company On-line camera manual library This is the full text and images from the manual. This camera manual library is for reference and historical purposes, all rights reserved. When used with any optical system such as Reflex lens, microscope, telescope, bellows, etc.