Tag Archives: [NR] Guest Posts

Meike 50mm f/1.2 manual focus lens for Z-mount review

Meike 50mm f/1.2 Z-mount manual focus lens review by Bill Hall (see previous guest posts): Now that the Nikon Z-Mount system has been out for a couple of years, more and more third-party lens choices have become available. Meike, known for its budget-conscious quality products, is now producing this fast 50mm lens for the Z-Mount. It’s […]

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Zemlin third-party lens hoods for Nikon super-telephoto lenses (replacement hoods for big glass)

A reader contacted me about his own lens hoods specifically designed for Nikon super-telephoto lenses. The different versions can be purchased directly on eBay. See also this related post at the Nikon Rumors Forum.

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The line between Nikon USA version and gray market, fuzzy or crystal clear?

The line between Nikon USA version and gray market, fuzzy or crystal clear? By Charlie Rumschlag, wildlife enthusiast and 35+ high tech sales, December 12, 2020. I recently embarked on a mission to verify my recent purchase from Amazon for an AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens was in fact a USA version and […]

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Meike MK-420N flash for Nikon cameras review (price: $54)

Meike MK-420N flash for Nikon cameras review by Bill Hall (see previous guest posts): An external flash is a necessary tool for photographers when the light is low, even for cameras with a built-in flash. The built-in flashes are okay for emergency use, but the features of most external flashes far exceed the power and features […]

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Fujifilm S5 Pro camera + Sigma 135/1.8 Art lens = Dream Team

Here is a quick review of the Fujifilm S5 Pro camera with the Sigma 135/1.8 Art lens with sample photos by Arkadii Shapoval (blog | 500px | see also his previous NR posts):

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Nikon D500 upgrade: a wishlist from an amateur

“Nikon D500 upgrade: a wishlist from an amateur” is by Sankha Hota (Flickr | Instagram | Website): A Wish-List from an Amateur: A Nikon D500 Refresh I have been using D500, the flagship Nikon DX camera for a little over three years and this essay is about my wish list for an upgrade. As I have […]

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Caracal rendezvous

Caracal looking out over her domains

Caracal Rendezvous by Johan Siggesson (Facebook | Instagram | website): Just in time before darkness, we reach the winding single-track road leading up the dunes to our camp. Our Land Cruiser is set to 4 wheel drive to cope with the soft sand. The strong Kalahari sun is quickly receding and the darkness is once again dominating the […]

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Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR lens review in real life

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR lens real-life review by Luka Esenko (website | photo spots sharing website): This is a practical, real-life Nikon Z 24-200mm lens review. You will not find technical performance information here but a real-life use by a long time professional photographer. This review focuses on three main case scenarios where […]

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