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My Next Obsolete Hobby: Film Photography

2021-06-24 3 min read My stuff Photography Teknikal_Domain Unable to load comment count

So here’s the thing. Compared to my other camera, the Nikon D7000, what I just bought is a 100% complete downgrade. However, I cannot resist the possibility of experiencing an era that had more or less ended before I was born. So, what did I do? I bought a 39 year old Nikon FG, which takes… 35mm film. But I won’t be stopping at just taking pictures… you’ll see shortly ;)

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Megapixels Aren't Everything

2020-06-13 5 min read Photography Teknikal_Domain Unable to load comment count
  • Phone camera resolution: 64 megapixels, 2020
  • Current camera (Nikon D80 DSLR) resolution: 10.2 megapixels, 2006
  • Next camera (Nikon D7000 DSLR) resolution: 16.2 megapixels, 2010
  • Highest-res Nikon camera I’ve found (Z7, mirrorless): 45.7 Megapixels, 2018 (ish?)

That’s a hmmm from me. But don’t get me wrong, just because the resolution is higher, does not mean that it’s a better camera. There’s so much that actually goes into a camera that just a single number isn’t telling you. Guess that means that today, we’re taking a deep-dive into camera construction, aren’t we?

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