CLS (Creative Lighting System)

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This sub-category of the Technical Features category seems to warrant its own section, given the in-depth nature of Nikon’s Creative Lighting System. This is where we’ll discuss CLS in more specifics.

Nikon F6 + CLS (Creative Lighting System)

By |November 11th, 2016|6 Things I Love About the F6, Accessories, Black and White, CLS (Creative Lighting System), Technical Features|

One of the key attributes of the F6 is the circuitry contained to run the Nikon Creative Lighting System, or CLS. While common among digital cameras, no other Nikon film SLR contains this ability. If you're not using your F6 + CLS you're missing out on one of the wonderful features that make the F6 unique.

Pushing Kodak Ektar 2 Stops

By |August 27th, 2014|CLS (Creative Lighting System), Film Emulsions, Uncategorized|

As it turned out, shooting Ektar at ISO400 - while not something I'd have thought to do intentionally - produced great results. It allowed working with higher shutter speeds to combat a slight breeze shifting the flowers ever so slightly. Pushing Ektar also amplified the natural tendencies of this already vivid, contrasty film.

Opening Post

By |August 26th, 2009|CLS (Creative Lighting System), Custom Settings Menu (CSM), From the Past, General Information, Technical Features|

Welcome to the Nikon F6 Project. Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated. Nikon F6: I had in mind when I sat down to write this introduction a eloquent, thought-provoking soliloquy capable of convincing anyone, anyplace that shooting a film camera in 2009 still had meaning; that it wasn't only [...]