24-120 F4G VR on D800E at the Telephoto end of the range.

July 31, 2012 - By now, you may have read the Introduction and Wide and Mid sections of this ongoing series of posts relating to this le...
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24-120 F4G VR on D800E: Mid range to Portrait

July 28, 2012 - The mid-range of a mid-range zoom often gets overlooked: it is tempting to use these tools at the widest and most teleph...
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D800 Left Point focus or focus and recompose?

July 26, 2012 - A brief post. People have been suggesting that if the left-most point is screwed (as a number appear to be) then they wi...
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It's About the Light

July 26, 2012 - There are a few places in the world that are famous for the quality of their light, places where colonies of artists gro...
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24-120 F4G VR on D800: Wide Angle Range

July 25, 2012 - Previously in the introduction to this lens I mentioned that it is at its best in terms of overall performance at the wi...
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The 24-120 F4G VR on D800: Introduction to the "Swiss Army Knife" lens

July 23, 2012 - The 'Swiss Army Knife' Lens 62mm @ f4.5 1/250th ISO 500 There were a few surprised faces when Nikon's Technical Gu...
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D800: the Second Fix result.

July 21, 2012 - As reported in yesterday's post, Nikon managed to receive my request for a second go at 'the Left Point AF Fix' and not...
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D800 Goes Back for the (second) "left-side AF Fix"

July 20, 2012 - EDIT: the results of my tests on the second fix are now here. The on-line reaction to the D800 Left Point AF Problem...
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Backup on the go: A Thunderbolt Solution

July 19, 2012 - Paranoid backup strategies are hard to push too far. When I'm home, I backup (not regularly enough) via Time Machine to...
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Visual Humour and Irony

July 18, 2012 - I'm not a huge fan of street photography: after years of hanging around forums, I've learned that threads with titles li...
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Capture One tethering with D800

July 17, 2012 - Yippee! It's here! You can't tether a D800 in Lightroom and I don't fancy the sound of Nikon Capture (NX2 is enough of...
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Zeiss T* Makro Planar 100mm F2 on D800

July 16, 2012 - This is a real 'Tuxedo Lens': you probably won't need it often but if you don't own one, you'll likely want to borrow or...
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D800E and Moiré: What PP gets rid of it best?

July 14, 2012 - One of the many reasons that Medium Format fashion and portrait photographers shoot tethered is so as to be able to spot...
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Midnight in the Garden: D800 & travel tripod

July 12, 2012 - The Nordic gloaming is a hushed and lovely time. Apart from the massive quantity of biting insects, which are extremely...
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Drive-By Shooting

July 12, 2012 - Travelling by car in a foreign land is fascinating and frustrating in equal measure, with the landscape and light often...
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The 24mm PC-E

July 11, 2012 - The 24 PC-E is not for the faint hearted. As I remarked in an earlier post, if you're trying to get the 'full monty' Med...
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Shooting in the dark...& keeping it straight with the 28mm f1.8 Nikkor

July 10, 2012 - The Old Qwensel House museum in Turku is a dark (and dangerous, read the jar labels!) place but with the D800's great lo...
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The Ambitious Fisherman

July 10, 2012 - Sometimes you just have to grab the camera before you laugh... Turku, Finland, on an otherwise photographically unins...
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Every word in my head, someone else has said...

July 10, 2012 - ...so said Roger Daltrey (of all people) in the lyric to some song or other. I was put in mind of this today browsing a...
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Rauma, Finland: UNESCO World Heritage Site shot with Nikon D800E and 28mm F1.8G

July 09, 2012 - Old town Rauma on a rainy Sunday evening. Totally deserted. Grey, slick light. Using the 28mm F1.8G lens, which gets a b...
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About travel and disappointment...

July 09, 2012 - Planning a trip which is mainly intended as a photographic adventure requires a certain amount of planning and a certain...
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The Leica 50 R Cron - a tribute to Massimo Vitali

July 09, 2012 - I love Massimo Vitali's beach images so whilst wandering around the shores of an unpronounceable lake near Tampere, Finl...
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About Finland

July 08, 2012 - OK so this is fundamentally a Photo blog but often that involves travel and you can't help but notice certain things suc...
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Finland... some serious "me time" with the new Nikon gear.

July 08, 2012 - An inaugural and three day late post from Finland, where I am travelling with a bagful of Nikon gear including: D800 &...
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