Nikkor, Nikon DX Lenses and Cameras

Nikon produce two different formats in their digital cameras. The DX format, which is also known as APS-C or cropped format, has a 16 x 24mm sensor size, compared to the FX sensor size of 24x36mm. The DX cameras can be used with both DX and FX lenses. The DX cameras cameras have a crop factor compared… Continue reading Nikkor, Nikon DX Lenses and Cameras

Nikon Vibration Reduction (VR) Lenses

Nikon now has their Vibration Reduction technology in many lenses. The vibration reduction has gradually filtered down from the telephoto lens range and has now been implemented effectively in many of Nikon’s wide angle lenses. The use of VR in lenses is very effective in helping to reduce the effect of any vibration or camera… Continue reading Nikon Vibration Reduction (VR) Lenses

How good is Nikon’s Vibration Reduction, VR

In this post I will give a few examples of how the Nikon Vibration Reduction function in your lenses can give improvements to your photography. To answer my question, how good is the VR, well using a 120mm VR lens at a shutter speed of less than 1/10 second and still getting sharp images, is very… Continue reading How good is Nikon’s Vibration Reduction, VR

Nikon Lens Terminology

Nikon has one of the most sophisticated range of cameras and lenses available from any manufacturer. Lenses range from wide angle, telephoto, micro and tilt and shift. There can be some difficulty in understanding the Nikon terminology and the following may assist to help you understand.