After a recent disappointing outing with my Minolta XD I decided to switch from the Minolta over to a different film SLR. I didn’t want to get rid of any of my Rokkor lenses, as they are some of my favourite legacy options. After some research I decided that the Nikon F3 would be my best option, for a rugged yet compact 35mm SLR, which I would be able to adapt my Minolta lenses without compromise.
I managed to find one at a good price and after checking that the lenses focused correctly I bought it and began to shoot. I’ll be writing a longer piece specifically about using the F3 with my Rokkor lenses, but overall I’ve had very few issues at all, and actually find the F3 to have a better balance in hand, especially with some of my longer lenses. I shot the F3 first at Comic Con and then shortly afterwards on a trip to Paris.
Hope you enjoy these first images with the F3 and Minolta lenses, and hopefully it won’t be long until I’ve fully got to grips with the new setup, and will have much better images to show for it!
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