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Wild Side – The Right Lens For the Job (preview)

Story and photography by John E. Marriott One of the questions I’m asked the most as a wildlife photographer is: What lenses do you recommend for beginners, intermediates and even advanced photographers as they search for ways to become better at the craft of wildlife photography? The most obvious answer is that I recommend you […]

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Gear — Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens (full review )

Review by Mark and Leslie Degner We were quite surprised, for a couple of reasons, when Nikon announced its new AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR back in late summer of 2015. The first reason was because Nikon already produces two well-respected super telephoto zoom lenses that have somewhat similar focal lengths: the AF-S NIKKOR […]

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Gear – Nikon COOLPIX P900 (full review)

Reviewed by Mark and Leslie Degner A camera with a 24 to 2000mm superzoom lens (equivalent 35mm focal length) is sure to catch the attention of most photographers, but then most will quickly dismiss it as more of a gimmick that really can’t possibly be that good optically. That was our first thought, but the […]

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Gear: Nikon 1 AW1 Digital Camera (full review)

  Back in the film days the Nikonos, Nikon’s interchangeable lens camera system, was synonymous with underwater photography and was used extensively by both amateurs and professionals. Unfortunately the Nikonos system stopped being produced around 2001 and since then photographers had to either buy housings for their digital cameras or use compact point-and-shoot cameras if […]

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