So what is heavy?

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So what is heavy?
4 months ago

Some of us fondly remember the old Nikon film cameras, like the 1974 Nikon F2. I like to remember how light it was. Well at 730 grams it is very close to the 760 of the Nikon Df. . . . and much heavier than the Nikon D5300 at 480 grams. Now add the TTL to the F2 and the F2 gets to 840 grams.

How quickly we forget how heavy these early Nikons SLRs really where! Built like tanks and weighed about as much.

That's why some of us switched to the old fashioned ranger finder, the S2. But even these weighed 590 grams!!!!!!! (without the motor drive and limited to 1/1000 sec) Heck, you can even buy one on ebay for $400.

We are so lucky to be living in the digital age.

Merry Christmas!

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