07 Jul 2012 03:25 | Fred Nirque in Member Contributions
Fred Nirque is a professional photographer residing in Tasmania, Australia. Fred specialises in large format prints and panoramas.
17 May 2012 10:39 | Dallas in Other Reviews
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens, reviewed by Dallas Dahms
Macro 1:1 | FX format | Weight 725g | Close focus distance 31.2mm | 16 elements in 11 groups
62mmØ filter | 9 diaphragm blades | Length 126.4mm | Angle of view 23.3 degrees
HyperSonic Motor (AF) | Optical Stabiliser | Special Low Dispersion (SLD) elements
Retail price: $769 at Amazon.com (as at review date May 2012)
17 Apr 2012 05:08 | nfoto in Nikon Reviews
Editor's Note: this is an old review re-published from Bjørn's website. I had eagerly awaited my review sample of the AFS 300 mm f/4 ED-IF Nikkor for some time now. This lens would replace the old AF version with its outdated AF system, and gi...
17 Apr 2012 04:53 | nfoto in Nikon Reviews
Editor's Note: this is an old review republished from Bjørn's website. A misty autumn morning, I received a request from Nikon Svenska AB (the Nikon facility of my neighbouring country, Sweden) to evaluate the still scarce new 300 mm Nikkor l...
09 Mar 2012 04:33 | nfoto in Nikon Reviews
Editorial note: this is a republished review from Bjørn's website. In a truly inscrutable and Oriental way, Nikon engineers took a number of people by surprise when the AFS 200 mm VR Nikkor was launched. The old 200/2 Nikkor had been one of the le...
19 Oct 2011 13:31 | Ranger Rich in Member Contributions
As a ranger at Sabi Sabi and aspiring photographer, there is one thing I look forward to in the year and that is the Nikongear visit. Six days of pure photography and all in the comfort of Little Bush Camp. With two exclusive land-rovers to take you a...
07 Jun 2011 20:17 | M4cr0s in Other Reviews
I am going to make this as short as I can. I think perhaps some of you Nikoniacs also flirt with other brands and "toy" cameras and might be interested. It's impossible to cover all aspects of the camera and for instance dpreview have done...
26 Jan 2011 08:25 | nfoto in Nikon Reviews
The Long March Towards Revolution: AF-S 70-200 mm f/2.8 G ED IF VR Nikkor Reviewed by Bjørn Rørslett Editor's note: this is an old review from Naturfotograf.com that has been re-published on Nikongear.com. 1. Introduction At last, about a...
11 Aug 2011 05:03 | Dallas in Other Reviews
Introduction The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG EX HSM is a super fast aperture, short telephoto lens. This is a new design for full-frame (and DX) sensors from Sigma, incorporating the Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) found in the rest of their EX range of lenses. App...
04 Aug 2011 03:20 | Bart Willems in Technical Articles
I've written this to the best of my knowledge but I'm sure there are some inaccuracies in it; helpful suggestions for improvements (whether Scandinavian in origin or not) are welcome! What a raw image really looks like It is important to...