Chris911

Lives in United Kingdom Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Joined on Feb 22, 2008

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  • The +1 lens I have installed now gives a clearer viewfinder image than with my glasses. The +2 lens I tried was unusable, way worse than with my glasses.
  • To round this off. I have just received the +1 diopter correction lens and installed it in my camera. For me it's a good solution - the clarity of the viewfinder seems perfect to me now without my ...
  • Just tried this and the +2.0 lens is NOT the equivalent of my glasses. But then if the Nikon info is correct then a +2.0 lens on its own is actually equivalent to a +3.0 to give the +2.0 when ...
  • A very good point and I'm embarrassed to say not something that occurred to me!
  • I found information from Nikon that the DK-17C will work fine on the F3HP. I have a DK-17M so was able to confirm that the DK-17 design/thread sizing was compatible with the F3HP. Interestingly I ...
  • Thanks. Yes that was my conclusion. I'm mystified as to why the viewfinder 'view' should be considerably worse with the +2 correction lens than with the std lens. I'm trying to understand what's ...
  • Created discussion thread Viewfinder correction lenses
    At the end of last week I received a rather nice Nikon F3HP. At 55 my eyesight needs a little help - distance is fine but I need reading glasses with +2.00 diopter correction. I would rather not ...
  • Thanks all for your thoughts. I have bought a Voigtlander Ultron 40mm f2 SL IIS - it popped as a recommendation in my searches and coincidentally I saw one at a dealer used for what seemed like a ...
  • Created discussion thread Best Nikon 35mm lens for Nikon F3?
    Looking for recommendations please. I'm in the process of finding a good Nikon F3 body - always wanted one and it's the last of the manual focus pro Nikon film SLRs, so has a significant appeal. Re ...
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