As I have been a photographer for many years, I have made a heavy investment in camera equipment over that time.
I decided from the very first that I would use Nikon equipment, and this has proved to be a good investment. The only trouble with that is the Digital Age appeared.........but that didn't trouble me because there was no way that I was going to move away from film to go digital.
Well, you know the rest; digital has all but taken over and will eventually be the only way of recording our precious images.
So, what is the problem? The problem is that I have a load of Nikon camera bodies and lenses that will become obsolete. Surely there must be a way around this, and not have a cabinet full of unwanted accessories. I accept that I may not be able to use my camera bodies - but my lenses and flashguns, cables, filters, adaptors, lens hoods etc - what of them languishing in the cabinet?
Well I have found the solution, and it comes in the form of a Fuji S3Pro camera body and it is perfect.
This camera has a lot of the Nikon electronics and functions internally, and most important of all a Nikon bayonet lens mount, so any Nikon or compatible lens will fit on this camera body.
So all my lenses both manual and auto focus, plus my Nikon flashguns fit straight on the S3 body and work just fine. Some functions are limited on the manual lenses but that is to be expected, but overall I am over the moon with the results I am achieving. Best of all I don’t have to purchase a whole range of lenses and accessories which I would have to do if I had upgraded to Digital with a different make of camera.
I will add here that as far as I am concerned the Fuji S3Pro is a superb camera in every respect and there are many innovations which are an absolute dream for landscape, portrait and wedding/social photographers.
Why not visit the Fuji website on my 'Links' page and check it out.
Blackbird with food for young.
Photograph taken with a Nikon/Sigma 70-300mm lens on a Fuji Finepix S3Pro camera.