This post is aimed for the newbie out there, or for anyone for whom words like “crop body”, “crop sensors,” “crop factor” etc.. makes no or little sense.
I will try to explain the concept in simple terms leaving aside complex technicalities…
Just a quick note, the Nikon D300 manual is now available for download from Nikon USA website (PDF/15.5Mb) 448 pages in total but it is protected against printing.
Every photographer knows that, as a general rule of thumb, a camera can be safely handheld as long as your shutter speed is at least 1/focal length or faster ” ((“i.e. at 50mm required shutter speed is 1/50 sec etc…”))”.
Some photographers were able to push this limit by 1 or 2 stops with practice and experience, others with technology buying stabilized lenses (VR or IS).
However here is a quick technique that will allow anyone to maximize his chances at getting a sharp picture at low shutter speeds.
I’ve been wanting to add a macro lens to my arsenal for quite some times, and after a lot of speculations & research I’ve ended up with 2 short listed lenses:
So which one should I get and what are the pros/cons of each ?
By announcing today its fisheye 4.5mm F2.8, the world first 180 degree circular fisheye lens designed specifically for APS-C size digital SLR cameras, Sigma dethrones Nikon beating its Nikkor 6mm F2.8 (former world’s widest lens) by just 2 mm.