In the world of 35mm photography, the names Nikon on cameras and Nikkor on lenses are synonymous with reliability and outstanding image quality. Both professional and amateur photographers will find the 1,200 photos and this reference volume's systematic arrangement to be a fantastic resource. By offering a complete photographic profile of one of the world's most renowned, respected, and extensive photographic systems, this comprehensive guide makes it easier than ever for Nikon users and collectors as well as camera dealers and historians to search for information about the equipment. All Nikon cameras and Nikkor lenses ever produced are listed and described, including variant models, and are conveniently organized according to a special numbering system developed by the author, a professional photographer and noted authority on Nikon. A short overview of the company offers historical perspective. It truly is the essential reference for anyone interested in the Nikon system.