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Nikon Df: the plastic not-so-fantastic

The silver and black Df sample in the display case had the new Nikon 50mm f/1.8G lens attached. My first impression was how much larger the Df was than I though it would be. I was picturing something along the lines of the original Nikon F series. Instead, it was every bit as large as the D610 sitting next to it, albeit with lots of retro-looking pointy sharp corners.

A digital photographer’s thoughts on film

Ten years ago (probably pretty close to the day) I walked into my local Wolf Camera store with a backpack full of Nikon 35mm gear and walked out with a small box containing a single 2MP Nikon Coolpix 950 digital camera. I haven’t looked back since. Then, last week my friend Stephen sent me over [...]

PMA wrap-up

PMA 2009 is in the books. All in all it was a pretty lack-luster show for us enthusiasts. Following are a few more product findings, some observations and my conclusions about the show in general. Be sure to check out my Day 1 and Day 2 reports if you haven’t already.
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PMA ‘09 day 2 report

Day 2 I took another lap of the show floor looking for things I may have missed yesterday. Click through to see what I found.

Nikon 13mm f/5.6 lens review

I’m a wide angle lens freak stuck in a kit lens body. I had a Sigma 10-20mm super wide zoom for my first Pentax K10D and it stayed on more than 50% of the time. Later I rented a Canon 17-40 f/4L for a couple of days in San Francisco and shot a bunch of [...]