5 Frames… Of in-focus shots with a Nikonos III on Arista.EDU Ultra 100 (120 Format / EI 200) – by Brian DuBois

5 Frames… Of in-focus shots with a Nikonos III on Arista.EDU Ultra 100 (120 Format / EI 200) – by Brian DuBois

Most of us that have been around film photography for a long time know the Nikon Nikonos underwater camera. It was always a bit of a mysterious camera, reserved for fantastic journeys into the great depths of the oceans. These days, Nikonos cameras seem to be more of a curiosity of the past. 

Sadly, these were precision-engineered machines, using multiple O-rings to seal off things like the shutter speed dial, flash port, and Rewind crank. Unfortunately, 40+ year-old rubber has degraded to the point it’s no longer a seal, so most Nikonos cameras will flood and fail without service.  The only Nikonos that’s still easily serviceable is the Nikonos V, so older versions are a bit of a gamble.

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Most of us that have been around film photography for a long time know the Nikon Nikonos underwater camera. It was always a bit of a mysterious camera, reserved for fantastic journeys into the great depths of the oceans. These days, Nikonos cameras seem to be more of a curiosity of the past. 
Sadly, these were precision-engineered machines, using multiple O-rings to seal off things like the shutter speed dial, flash port, and Rewind crank. Unfortunately, 40+ year-old rubber has degraded to the point it’s no longer a seal, so most Nikonos cameras will flood and fail without service.  The only Nikonos that’s still easily serviceable is the Nikonos V, so older versions are a bit of a gamble.
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