A Close Look at the Rare Vintage Nikon 1000mm f/6.3 Mirror Lens

We often get rare and unique equipment through our doors at KEH Camera; the kind of gear that many photographers often dream of seeing. One prime example of those unique pieces is this 1000mm f/6.3 Reflex lens from Nikon, circa 1959.

A Tale of Two 24-70s: Nikon Z-Mount vs F-Mount Lens Comparison

First, a little backstory. For much of my young career, I shot Canon. Be it the 1D, 1D2, 1DS, 1D3, 1DS2 and 1DS3, let’s just say I had a thing for the ergonomics of that chassis. In every camera I would replace the focusing screen with the cross-style manual focusing option and would never use AF. To make things even more difficult, I only shot primes.

Using a Mobile Phone Camera Sensor with a Nikon F DSLR Lens

I always tell people that the problem with phone cameras is the lenses. This isn't a thesis that is easy to test because you can't swap the lens on a phone without destroying it. But now the Raspberry Pi has a camera module that's basically a phone camera sensor. It's also easy to get an Raspberry Pi camera module with a C mount so you can easily change lenses.

I also own a Nikon DSLR camera for which I have a few lenses, so I bought a C mount to F mount (Nikon) lens adapter so I can use the big DSLR lenses with the Raspberry Pi camera