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600mm f4 vr autofocus performance VS 300mm 2.8 vr ii

600mm f4 vr autofocus performance VS 300mm 2.8 vr ii

600mm f4 vr autofocus performance VS 300mm 2.8 vr ii

There is no doubt Nikon 600mm f4 vr is legendary when it comes to focusing speed. Nikon introduced the new 300mm 2.8 vr ii. The focusing speed of this new 300 is probably faster than the earlier vr version. I tested the 600mm f4 vr against the 300mm 2.8 vr ii. First i tested both lenses at full range focus. Then, limited focus. ......

How to get the best bokeh?

How to get the best bokeh?

How to get the best bokeh?

If you are into photography, you must have heard this word. Bokeh. The word actually comes from Japanese and means blur or haze.   In photography world, the word bokeh is used to define the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. So, the lens you use is the main re......

Why raw is better than jpg?

Why raw is better than jpg?

Why raw is better than jpg?

Some shoot jpg others raw. I shoot raw. All the time. Many times shooting conditions are not ideal.  Recently when i was at a zoo for a photo project, i only had one chance to get the image. The zoo was closing early, so the lighting was pretty harsh. I always avoid hard light, and prefer to shoot in golden hour. 1 hour ......

Nikon 600mm f4 vr plus 1.7 ii Teleconverter

Nikon 600mm f4 vr plus 1.7 ii Teleconverter

Nikon 600mm f4 vr plus 1.7 ii Teleconverter

Nikon 600mm f4 vr is a legendary lens. It is sharp wide open and has an unmatched bokeh. (600:4 = 150 Biggest aperture ratio of any lens in the world) But how does 600mm f/4 perform with 1.7 ii teleconverter?  With this combo, you get yourself a 1020mm f/6.8 lens! With this question in my mind, i headed to the zoo. I pla......

Nikon 300mm 2.8 vr ii video test

Nikon 300mm 2.8 vr ii video test

Nikon 300mm 2.8 vr ii video test

Nikon 300mm 2.8 vr ii has a better Vr (vibration reduction) than the previous version. I was curious, how it would perform handheld. So today i tested the Nikon 300mm 2.8 vr ii video performance. By handholding it and also on monopod.  ......

Nikon 300mm 2.8 vr ii plus 1.7 teleconverter performence

Nikon 300mm 2.8 vr ii plus 1.7 teleconverter performence

Nikon 300mm 2.8 vr ii plus 1.7 teleconverter performence

Nikon's 300mm 2.8 is already a well known legendary lens. I used the previous vr version with such a joy, and received amazing results. The first version is a sharp lens, has very nice bokeh and it had good performance with teleconverters. When i needed reach, I paired it with the 1.7 ii and i have been satisfied with the results it gave. &n......

Lens hood Lite for Super telephoto lenses

Lens hood Lite for Super telephoto lenses

Lens hood Lite for Super telephoto lenses

Carrying the lens hood of large lenses can be difficult during travel. Lens hood Lite, is the travel version of the lens hoods of large telephoto lenses. ......

Dropped my lens next to a lion !!!

Dropped my lens next to a lion !!!

Dropped my lens next to a lion !!!

Yes, you read it right. I dropped my lens and camera next a lion! When i was shooting from my vehicle, two young male lions were approaching me directly. I wanted to get a tight frame of these boys next to each other. Suddenly they changed direction.  I wanted drive a little further to get a better angle, so i moved on to the driv......

Nikon 200-500 5.6 vr VS Nikon 400mm f2.8 vr

Nikon 200-500 5.6 vr VS Nikon 400mm f2.8 vr

Nikon 200-500 5.6 vr VS Nikon 400mm f2.8 vr

Nikon 200-500mm f5.6 vr is a new kid on the block. It is much more affordable than other supertelephoto lenses. How does this lens stand next to the best performing super telephoto: Nikon 400mm f2.8 vr ?  ......

The man who can talk to Birds

The man who can talk to Birds

The man who can talk to Birds

Anyone out there knows, taking pictures of birds is extremely difficult due to the shy nature of this creatures. I remember in the beginning how many times i came back home from the field, saying i will never go again to take bird photos. But later during the week this thought r......

Bokeh challenge 400mm 2.8 VS 200 f/2

Bokeh challenge 400mm 2.8 VS 200 f/2

Bokeh challenge 400mm 2.8 VS 200 f/2

Who doesn't like bokeh? It is an eye candy for photography lovers. It is the main reason why we pay 3 times more than a regular lens. What is bokeh: Ok, there are different opinions a......

Nikon 200mm f2 vr VS Nikon 70-200 2.8 vr

Nikon 200mm f2 vr VS Nikon 70-200 2.8 vr

Nikon 200mm f2 vr VS Nikon 70-200 2.8 vr

In fact there is only 1 F stop between these two famous telephoto lenses. But, there is a huge weight, size and price difference in between the two. 200mm f2 vr ii is an exotic lens. According to some, it is the ultimate choice for portraits and indoor sports. ......


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