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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens review

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My name is Bojan Stepančič and I am a professional photographer from Slovenia. I run the photography site foto-info.si. More information about me and my work can be found here. What is the effect on the perception of quality of a certain lens when comparing it in its own quality range is best seen in the new Nikon […]

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens review

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This Nikon AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens review is by Nikhil Bahl (website | Facebook | Google | Twitter): In 2011 Canon released the lighter versions of their 500mm and 600mm lenses. At that time, I owned Nikon’s very first AF-S 600mm f/4 version which weighed in at 14.5 lbs, on my scale. Safe to say, I didn’t do much hiking […]

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens review

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f:4E FL ED VR lens review

This Nikon 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens review is by Con Foley: In March 2013 Nikon started shipping the AF-S 80-400VR lens, and I quickly got a copy and did a brief review. I got the 80-400VR because it allowed me to do some wildlife photography I couldn’t do before, handheld and more spontaneous than […]

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens field test

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    This field test report on the new Nikon 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens is by Roy Mangersnes (Facebook | Twitter | Instagram, click on images for larger view): FIRST IMPRESSIONS The 500mm f/4 was my preferred telephoto lens for many years. I was using the Nikon one between 2008 and 2013 before switching to the 400mm f/2,8. As […]

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Shooting handheld with the Nikkor AF-S 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens

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Shooting handheld with the Nikkor AF-S 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens by Arturo Cocchi: I’m an Italian journalist and in the same time a photo-enthusiast who has the opportunity to use the best photo equipments available to ”help” my work. My name is Arturo Cocchi. I’m the editor of the travel and art sites in La Repubblica, […]

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Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera review

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Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera ($496.95) review by Eyal Gurevitch: First came the J4 Last summer I spent a great, long vacation with my family at the beach. The kids love doing nothing else than going swimming twice a day in the sea and spending the rest of it in the pool. I had the […]

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Venus Optics KX-800 Macro Twin Flash review

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This review of the Venus Optics KX-800 Macro Twin Flash is by Bernhard Sperling: In early April 2015 the Chinese manufacturer Venus Optics announced the KX-800 Macro Twin Flash. The announcement was also reported in an earlier NR post. The flash is fitted with three flexible arms, of which two carry each a flash tube unit and […]

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