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Poppy with Nikkor AF 180mm/2.8 ED

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While browsing through my hard drive yesterday I stumbled over some poppy images shot in Usedom last year with the old AF 180mm/2.8 ED at 1.5m distance with aperture settings from f/2.8 to f/20. I really like how the background … Continue reading

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Botanic garden

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I’m not that much into botanics but hey it’s summer! D300, Nikkor AF 80-200mm/2.8D EDn at 200mm/5.6 D300, Nikkor 105mm/2.5 AiS at f/2.5 D300, Nikkor AF 80-200mm/2.8D EDn at 170mm/4 D300, Nikkor AF 50mm/1.4n at f/1.4 D300, Nikkor AF 50mm/1.4n … Continue reading

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The demise of the Noct Nikkor 58mm/1.2

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Sad story. The Noct Nikkor 58mm/1.2 is one of the few lenses I’m really interested in but never owned or had any experience with. Slightly inflated prices around $3000-$4000 for a used sample might have something to do with that… … Continue reading

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Sweetheart

Stefan will probably slap me for the title one day… 😉

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Nikkor AF 28mm/1.4D vs. Nikkor AF-S 35mm/1.4G bokeh

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I played a bit with the Nikkor AF 28mm/1.4D and AF-S 35mm/1.4G at minimum focus distance. Again, nothing scientific. I just pointed the camera hand-held on the leaf to compare the background rendering at f/1.4 without sharpening in Lightroom 3. … Continue reading

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Nikkor OC Auto 35mm/2 vs. Nikkor AF-S 35mm/1.4G

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I made a little comparison between the old manual Nikkor O.C. Auto 35mm/2 and the new Nikkor AF-S 35mm/1.4G, while having a latte macchiato. Nothing scientific, I just put the camera on the table and focused with Live View, to … Continue reading

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Katja

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Another shoot that took place at the site of that old freight yard. As it turned out, while Katja was browsing throu my photos on the web deciding if she should ask me to shoot her, exactly at the same … Continue reading

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