Monthly Archives: January 2014

Odd ways of macro photography

The last guest article for the weekend “Odd ways of macro photography” is written by Junaed Rahman (website | flickr): The standard tool of macro photography is a Macro lens. That what the book says. But I learned to achieve high magnification when i didn’t had any standard tool. However they are unlikely to generate good […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #248

→ Rare Nikon 300mm f2.0 ED-IF AIS lens listed sold on eBay for $18,748. → Another rare Nikkor 13mm f/5.6 AIS lens for sale on eBay (currently 13 bids @ $6,666) → Not sure if this is legit but the Nikon 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 lens is listed as discontinued at DigitalRev. The lens is in stock in […]

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Refurbished Nikon D600 cameras for $1,300 available again

Refurbished Nikon D600 cameras are available again on eBay for $1,300 with free shipping and 180 days warranty from a reputable reseller.

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How to use Nikon’s AF-ON and back button autofocus

This article on how to use Nikon’s AF-ON button for AF is written by Steve Perry (website | YouTube | Facebook): Still autofocusing by pressing halfway down on your shutter release? Well, suppose I told you there’s another way that you might even like better? Sound interesting? Read on. The technique is called Back Button Autofocus […]

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Nikon sees future in 4K video and advanced compact cameras

In a recent interview with TrustedReviews, Zurab Kiknadaze (Nikon EU product manager) talked about 4k video being “a bit tricky”and that Nikon is “looking into it for the future”:

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Night photography by Max Seigal

In this post Max Seigal ( will talk about his night photography: It was the most difficult shot I’d ever created. I sat, huddled in the cave, wondering if the stars would ever creep out on that cloudy night. It was the Milky Way, after all, that I was hoping to photograph that night, while […]

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