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The Sigma Bigma 50-500mm

Ever since my 70-300mm lens was stolen I haven’t had a telephoto beyond 200mm, which ain’t very long, even at a 1.5 crop factor. Another 300mm would be okay, but for wildlife it would be swell to get something longer. … Continue reading

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New Industry Standard for IS/VR Lens Performance

Canon offers IS and Nikon offers VR – technologies that reduce picture blur when handholding a camera. There’s always been some debate about how well those systems worked, and the companies keep coming out with new versions that area supposed … Continue reading

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New Nikon 800mm Lens

And they say gun owners are trying to compensate for something.

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Test of Seven 50mm Lenses for Nikon

Test of Seven 50mm Lenses for Nikon. Good stuff. The $239 Nikon AF-S 50mm/F1.8g comes out really well. As you can see, these lenses perform very differently at each aperture. If you shoot mainly wide-open and don’t need to go … Continue reading

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Nikon D7100, Nikon Lens Rebates

The D7100, the replacement for the D7000 I’ve been using for two and a half years, has been announced. Specs and press release. It has a new 24mp sensor vs. the 16mp in the D7000. The megapixels aren’t as significant … Continue reading

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Photography Links and Focus Talk

The Noir Photos of Brassai 5 Tips for a Faster Lightroom Workflow Focus Photography Life (formerly The Mansurovs) – How to Use Prime Lenses in Low-Light Environments This is by Romanas Naryškin, rather than Nasim Mansurov. Naryškin is young and … Continue reading

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Some Photography Links

David Handy reviews new books by Dan Winter. I’ve asked for the America book for Christmas. I’ve been a Winters fan since the first time I visited his site. Mike Johnson at The Online Photographer was interested in the Nikon … Continue reading

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Nikon 70-200mm/F4 Released, D5200, Nikon V2

The Nikon 70-200mm/F4 is available for pre-order. Nasim Mansurov looks at the MTF charts and sees good things. Nikon Rumors has sample images. Rumor is the Nikon D5200 will soon replace the D5100. There’s a V2 version of the Nikon … Continue reading

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Nikon 70-200mm/F4

For my Nikon fellow travelers, our factory is about to crank out an F4 version of the 70-200mm, which is something folks have been whining about for a while. As in, “Canon users have one. Why can’t weeee???” The current, … Continue reading

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Canon 40mm Pancake Lens

If you have a DSLR you’ve noticed all the little DSLR-like cameras with interchangeable lenses. EVIL/MILC, Micro 4/3rds, and all that. I see those Nikon 1 commercials on TV and two things pop into my head: I’d sure like to … Continue reading

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New Nikon Firmware for Cameras with Built-in Distortion Control

Nikon updates lens distortion control data for many DSLR cameras.

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Nikon Releases D3200 Camera, 28mm F/1.8 Lens, WU-1a Wireless Adapter

Nikon D3200, WU-1a, Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G officially announced. The WU-1a is a little $60 doodad that lets you send pics to your WiFi-enabled smartphone or tablet so you can share them over the Internet. For now it only works with … Continue reading

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Nikon D3200 Coming Out in April

That’s the rumor.

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Nikon D800 and D4 take the #1 and #3 spots at DxOMark

And #2 is a $40,000 Phase One.

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Nikon Releases D800/D800E

Nikon released the D700 replacement, the D800. They’ve gone nuts with megapixels, going from 12 to 36. The new camera is a hair smaller and about 4 ounces lighter, with advanced features. MSRP is $2,999.95. The D800E is the same … Continue reading

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