Hulu Wigmen

Enjoying the moment

mickyates Asia, Family, film, FilmIsNotDead, Nikon, Papua New Guinea, Photography, Travel 0 Comments

I have been gradually going through my library of 35mm slides, a collection over 20,000 strong, and going back to the 60s. Whilst a little daunting and very time consuming, I must admit to really enjoying the process. My latest series is from a Papua New Guinea visit in 1994, with Ingrid and our 6 children. Dan, our youngest, was …


Nikon F4s

Do they make them like this anymore?

mickyates Nikon, Photography 0 Comments

No wonder my F4s seems indestructible. Just came across this fantastic “dissection” of the construction and electronics. http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/hardwares/classics/nikonf4/reliability/index1.htm It’s a rather old site, but don’t let that detract from the wealth of information here. To quote the article: “Just like the F3, the priority is how to protect all the sensitive electrical and electronic components within. So, it started with the …