Originally Posted by taxlady
If I had one, I would too. I got to borrow one from a friend in the '70s. That is one nice camera. I loved the split screen-surrounded-by-prisms focusing and the depth of field preview. It was also the first SLR I had ever seen. I didn't even know they existed before that
My very first SLR was a Canon, back in '68. Most other photo geeks in school had Minolta SRT 101's.
The Nikon F was a different breed with all its interchangeable finders, screens, backs, and such. I was able to afford them as I worked in the camera department of a US Navy Exchange in Japan, part time, while in high school. The US Dollar was very strong back then so everything was relatively cheap and affordable.