On a recent trip to Canada I visited Grouse Mountain, Vancouver. On the mountain there are several Grizly Bears in a very natural environment, which had recently came out of hibernation. The bears were very active in their environment and it was a great venue to get many natural images of these magnificent creatures. The… Continue reading Grizly Bears From Grouse Mountain, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
I always enjoy getting out and about with my Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E zoom lens. To me it is the perfect lens for photographing birds and nature subjects. I nearly always use a monopod to help take some of the weight when I am using it for long periods. Both images below were taken at 500mm… Continue reading The Marvelous Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens
This AF-S Nikkor, 70-200mm f/4G ED VR lens is a great addition to the Nikon lens range. It is so compact and lightweight compared to the large f/2.8 equivalent focal length lens. To some people the difference between f/4 and f/2.8 will be a deciding factor in their purchasing decision and for others the lighter and smaller… Continue reading Nikkor 70-200mm 4G ED VR AF-S Lens
The 70-300mm 4.5-5.6, zoom lens is an excellent lens for the price point, using, IF-ED, extra low dispersion (ED) glass, silent wave motor and vibration reduction, VRII. Two switchable focus modes are available, M/A and M. The lens uses a nine blede rounded diaphram for excellent bokeh. This lens is aimed at the amateur photographer seeking good value at… Continue reading Nikon, Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF ED VR AF-S Lens Review
This zoom lens is as sharp as any fixed focal length lens in its range. It is a great lens for general telephoto lens photography. There are three focus modes built in: M, M/A, A/M, the A/M focus mode, prevents accidental movements of the focus ring from overriding the autofocus while it’s operating. An aperture diaphragm with nine rounded… Continue reading Nikon, Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II AF-S Lens Review
This lens is Nikons longest zoom lens and has exceptionally good performance for photography of nature and wildlife, including large birds. The lens also has a great capability for focussing at close range, it will focus down to 2.0 metres with a reproduction ratio of 0.27, or approximately 1/4 life size. The lens has nano… Continue reading Nikon, Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G ED VRII AF-S Lens Review