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Nikon Df retro elegance – a hands on review by Tom Grill

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A Nikon Df camera review by Tom Grill (Web | Blog, click on images for larger view): When I first held the Df I immediately felt at home, as if I was greeting the return of an old friend. The Nikon D3 and D4 cameras have been my professional digital workhorses, but I was weaned […]

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Fotodiox Wonderpana 145 adapter kit for the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens review

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This is Steve Perry’s review of the Fotodiox Wonderpana 145 filter adapter kit (check prices and availability on Amazon) for the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens (click on images for larger view): As a professional landscape photographer, I have to say I fell in love with the Nikon 14-24mm the moment I attached it to my (then) state-of-the-art D3. It […]

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Metabones Speed Booster Nikon G lens to Fuji X-mount camera adapter – a hands-on review

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In today’s guest post Tom Grill will review the Metabones Speed Booster Nikon G lens to Fuji X-mount camera adapter ($429). More information can be found on Tom’s blog (click on images for larger view or follow the links for the full resolution samples).

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Nikon Coolpix A camera review

Nikon Coolpix A with SB-900

The Nikon Coolpix A ($1,096.95) was announced in early March, 2013 and it was marketed as the world’s smallest compact camera with a DX sized sensor. A month later Ricoh announced their new GR model which is smaller (Ricoh GR: 4.6×2.4×1.4″/117x61x36mm; Coolpix A: 4.4×2.5×1.6″/111×64.3×40.3mm) and lighter (Ricoh GR: 8.6oz/244g; Coolpix A: 10.6oz/301g) and most importantly $300 cheaper. The shutter on the Coolpix […]

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Craig Litten documents the the old city pier on Anna Maria Island, Florida with a Nikon V1 camera and 10mm f/2.8 lens

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Today’s guest posts is by Craig Litten who documented the the old city pier on Anna Maria Island, Florida with a Nikon 1 V1 camera and 10mm f/2.8 lens (click on images for larger view): I started shooting this project named “Microcosm” with the Nikon V1 at the beginning of the summer (2012), and have […]

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Nikkor-S 5cm 1:2 lens review

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Today’s guest post by Benjamin Ang is on the Nikkor-S 5cm 1:2 lens (click on images for lager view): History and Overview Released along side the Nikon F in 1959, the Nikkor-S 5cm f/2.0 was the first normal lens produced for the F-mount. It was quickly replaced by the Nikkor-H variant just 5 years later making it […]

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Guest post: Using the Nikon P7000/P7100 for underwater photography

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Intro Since the termination of the Nikonos series of underwater cameras in 2001, Nikon has not invested or contributed to using its cameras underwater. This led to the rise of the “digital camera in a housing” concept and the majority of cameras used underwater these days are actually standard digital cameras with a dedicated housing. […]

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