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Sigma 20mm f/1.4 ART Review (Nikon Mount)

January 08, 2016 - I’ll skip to the end and get to the heart of it: this is, optically speaking, a tremendous lens, and a wonder of modern...
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Zeiss Distagon T* 25mm f/2.0 ZF.2 Review

March 14, 2015 - I’ve been on the hunt for a wide angle lens that I could truly fall in love with for some time. Wide angle lenses are no...
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Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO Sonnar T* ZF.2 Review

January 31, 2015 - There are some lenses that are just special. Optical brilliance and mechanical excellence come together in a manner that...
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Lens Review: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM “Art”

December 12, 2014 - It is really, really good. Okay, okay, I’ll go into a little more detail. But suffice to say, I am very impressed with...
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Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* Review

September 05, 2014 - This is a superlative lens. Exquisite, even. It is not perfect, but if you want the very best – optically – in the norma...
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Lens Review: Nikon 85mm f/1.4G

June 27, 2014 - There is a lot to love about this relatively expensive prime lens, and a few things that aren’t quite so easy to fall fo...
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Spot Metering vs Matrix Metering

June 21, 2014 - I don’t like to give dramatic commandments in photography or for techniques of photography. “Do this, always, in this ci...
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Lens Review: Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF.2 for Nikon F Mount

April 05, 2014 - This is a tough one. Not because this is a bad lens; in fact, it is an exceptionally good lens in nearly every respect....
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Lens Review: Nikon NIKKOR AF-S 70-200mm f/4G ED VR

February 28, 2014 - This is a great lens. It matches or exceeds the resolution of the D800E and provides consistent, fast performance at a l...
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Capture One Pro 7 Review

February 07, 2014 - I’ve been using Lightroom 4 and now 5 for the last year and a half. Before that I used (and still use) Photoshop CS5 wit...
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Lens Review: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED

January 18, 2014 - The Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G is a relative newcomer to the Nikon lineup but already has legions of followers, particularly (or...
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Carl Zeiss 100mm Makro Planar f/2 ZF.2 Review

January 03, 2014 - The Zeiss 100mm Makro Planar f/2 is one of those ‘exceptional’ lenses you read about online: the kind of lens, you often...
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Nikon D800E Long Term Review

December 20, 2013 - I’ve been using the Nikon D800E as my main camera for a long time now. I’ve been through two bodies (nothing wrong with...
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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 for Nikon F Mount Review

December 02, 2013 - I’ve been using the Samyang (aka Rokinon, aka several other brand names) 14mm f/2.8 for several months now, off and on....
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Sony RX1-R for Travel: Vancouver, BC

November 01, 2013 - I recently had the opportunity to travel to Vancouver, British Columbia with my wife, and I decided to leave the big D80...
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More Japan

February 02, 2013 - In September of 2012 we returned to Japan, for my second trip there. We made it to Tokyo and to Oita (Kyushu), and I onc...
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A Last Bit of Summer

September 18, 2012 - I've added the above shot to my Flowers gallery, based mainly on the request/recommendation of my significant other/bett...
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Sailing in the Sunset

August 14, 2012 - I've added a new image to the Sunsets and Sunrises Gallery, making it available to buy as a print through MPix, the same...
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