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FX Format Cameras
The Nikon D3: Nikon's first FX format Camera.This free website is supported by you using any of these links, especially these directly to Adorama, Amazon, B&H, eBay (see How to Win at eBay), Ritz, ScanCafe, J&R and Calumet, when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live. Thanks! Ken.
In the beginning, Nikon made 35mm film cameras. They've shot film with an image size of 24 x 36mm since the 1940s.
In 2007, Nikon introduced the Nikon D3, the first Nikon digital camera to use an image sensor the same size as 35mm film.
Nikon cleverly dubbed this new digital format as FX, which is much less cumbersome and more precise than saying "full-frame."
In 2008, Nikon introduced their second FX camera, the D700.
FX cameras take every lens. They work wonderfully with old film lenses, even manual focus if you care to bother.
FX cameras can crop their sensors to use DX lenses. This wastes much of the capability of the FX cameras, but it doesn't waste the DX lenses. (DX lenses have reduced image circles that only cover the smaller DX sensor.)
See all at Nikon Lens Compatibility.
Nikon D4S (vaporware) 07 January 2014
Nikon Df 05 November 2013
Nikon D610 08 October 2013
Nikon D600 13 September 2012
Nikon D800 07 February 2012
Nikon D800E 07 February 2012
Nikon D4 06 January 2012
Nikon D3S 14 October 2009
Nikon D3X 01 December 2008
Nikon D700 2008 July 01
Nikon D3 2007 August
All film Nikons since 1949, both SLR, rangefinder and point-and-shoot.
See also my list of Nikon DX cameras.
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