Category: Nikon

The “Nikon Small World“ Competition

We all know that on this planet and in this universe there are so many things we have absolutely no clue about. Outer space, although a lot has already been discovered, still remains a mystery for mankind and the depths of the oceans have barely been explored. But we don’t even need to go that ...

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Test: SIGMA 70-200mm F2,8 EX DG OS HSM

Hey guys, I’ve decided to take a closer look at a rather old lens once again: the SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM. This lens is particularly useful for portrait, documentary but also for wildlife photography as well as for concerts and astrophotography. The first thing you will notice when holding the 70-200mm lens ...

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CP+ Show in Japan

From 25 February until 28 February 2016, the CP+ show took place in Yokohama, a city in Japan about 30km from Tokyo. This is one of the most important photo shows of the year. The exhibitors are Japanese companies. At the show there are about 160 of them, whereas several are hardly known abroad.  The ...

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Photography basics – part 8 – Pixels are not just Pixels

In the course of heated technology discussions, photographers often bandy about megapixel figures. Having more megapixels is said to be an advantage in good lighting conditions, when using low sensitivities. It is commonly known that more resolution is better. Conversely, less, bigger pixels are said to be more sensitive, thus taking in more light and ...

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LensRentals: Cross-Brand Repair Data of Lenses and Cameras 2012-2013

As in the previous two years, Roger Cicala of LensRentals blogged about the repair statistics of lenses and cameras in his company. LensRentals is a U.S. based rental company specialising on lenses, photo- and video cameras. With over 12000 lenses and cameras the company has available and 2000 repairs between July 2012 and July 2013, ...