If you want total manual control, the FM10 is a great choice. Select shutter speed and aperture. Use manual film advance and rewind manually. The Center-weighted light meter guides you towards a great exposure, but you have options to do it on your own. You focus manually and preview depth-of-field to see the image quality and sharpness. It's 100% your choice - a great way to learn and build confidence.
It's a great first 35mm camera for the enthusiast who wants to begin with basics without cutting corners. For the Nikon enthusiast, the FM10 is a great additional camera - light, compact and it accepts AF Nikkor and AI-S Nikkor lenses for manual focusing operation; it fits perfectly into any photographer's Nikon system. And, there's nothing like SLR viewing and interchangeable Nikkor lenses to stimulate creativity.
The Nikon FM-10 is commonly used for Action shots, Home, Office, Photojournalism, Travel and more.The Nikon FM-10 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast among others.The Nikon FM-10 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Nikon FM-10: Comfortable design, Durable, Fast film loading, Great features, Great picture quality, Lightweight, Reliable operation, Simple controls and Strong construction.
|Camera Type||35mm SLR (Single-Lens Reflex)|
|Lens Mount||Nikon F bayonet mount|
|Focus Sensitivity Range||NA|
|Focus Screen||Fixed with split image microprism and matte field|
|Metering Range||EV 2 to 19 at ISO 100|
|ISO Range||25 to 3200 (manually selected)|
|Shutter Speed||1 to 1/2000 second, plus Bulb|
|Self Timer||approx. 10-sec release delay|
|Film Advance Modes||manual|
|Viewfinder||Fixed eye-level pentaprism type
LED exposure display using - - O + display
|Depth Of Field Preview||Yes|
|Diopter Correction||standard -1 dp (optional diopter adapter available)|
|Remote Control||Accepts standard mechanical cable release|
|Power Source||2 - SR44 (1.55V) or 2 - LR44 (1.5V)|
|Dimensions||139(W) x 86(H) x 53(D)mm (5.5" x 3.4" x 2.1")|
|Weight||Approx. 420 grams (14.7 ounces) without batteries|