Since the photography world recently became abuzz with rumors of a digital Nikonos in the works, it's time for us to revisit the Nikon system that set the standard for underwater photography when it was introduced in 1963.
We've talked about how certain fish in Japan are popular, recurring, motifs in the country's artwork. But, would you have ever guessed that a fish would assume the role of artist? After the jump, we'll crack the mystery of the deep sea circles that have gained notoriety since their 'discovery' by underwater photographer Yoji Ookata.
The Nikonos V is an amphibious non-reflex 35mm camera. I’m proudly presenting here a review of a super-amazing camera: The Nikonos V. It’s ‘V’ (five) because it’s the fifth of its series (btw you should check the four previous versions, they’re very cute…).
Nikonos must be a play on words between Mykonos (the Greek island) and Nikon… But I’m not so sure about that… It’s the first camera I ever bought; I was 16, and looking for a good underwater camera. Yes, I started photography by underwater photography (check the lomotip: “underwater Holga”)…