Archive for November, 2010

I’ll Take A Pancake With ぼけ* ( Nikkor 45mm f/2.8 P Review )

November 29, 2010

A word of warning in advance: Using a small camera like the Nikon D7000 and a diminutive lens like the Nikkor 45mm f/2.8 P makes fat photographers look fat!

A word of warning in advance: Using a small camera like the Nikon D7000 and a diminutive lens like the Nikkor 45mm f/2.8 P makes fat photographers look fat!


Another weekend over, another lens review due. This time around, I’m discussing the Nikkor 45mm f/2.8 P pancake lens. (more…)

OT: Flying With Your Bike

November 27, 2010


Danny MacAskill doesn’t need wings.
Oh, and good choice of landscape. My heart’s in the Highlands, too!

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Handbag Spleen, Photographer Variant (Review of Think Tank Shape Shifter Photo Backpack)

November 24, 2010

Pocketzezz for all my Precioussss!

Pocketzezz for all my Precioussss!


My name is Christoph, and I’m a bag-o-holic. (more…)

So Much For German Reunion

November 22, 2010

21 years later, "Ampelmännchen" sells souvenirs and chotchkes very well, thank you

21 years later, "Ampelmännchen" sells souvenirs and chotchkes very well, thank you


I think we Germans are the only people where a traffic light sign is identity-proving for one third of the population. Plus, it’s likeness, the “Ampelmännchen” is very successfully pandered to tourists from the western federal states of Germany who visit east german cities like Weimar to drink from the fountain of german cultural identity (Goethe, Schiller) and gawp at their poorer countrymen.
Wake up, sheep!

The Monster of Loch NAS ( Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED AF-S VR II on Nikon D7000 )

November 21, 2010

The Camera as Lens Attachment: D7000 on Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED AF-S VR II, tripod foot removed, Sun Sniper Strap attached to tripod socket

The Camera as Lens Attachment: D7000 on Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED AF-S VR II, tripod foot removed, Sun Sniper Strap attached to tripod socket


26th November 2010: Updated: Added resolution at f/4.0 shots.
NAS* is a terrible disease. One visit to the Nikon demo booth on a photo fair, and you just have to own Nikon’s Pro Tele Zoom, the Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED AF-S VR II. I’ll have to auction off my Ebony SV45U2 large format camera in order to be able to afford it, but whatever. (more…)

A Wide Subject

November 20, 2010

At the Photo Fair (Nikon D7000, Walimex f/3,5 8mm, f/16, 1/60 sec., ISO 6400, diverse Nik Software filters)

At the Photo Fair (Nikon D7000, Walimex f/3,5 8mm, f/16, 1/60 sec., ISO 6400, diverse Nik Software filters)


There is no affordable super wide-angle lens for Nikon DX but this one: (more…)

Be Not Afraid Of Greatness* (Nikon D7000 Review Pt. 2)

November 14, 2010

As of now, the Nikon D7000 is the top-of-the-line APS-C DSLR

As of now, the Nikon D7000 is the top-of-the-line APS-C DSLR


Ok, a weekend of intensive but practical tests with the new Nikon D7000 is over, time to draw some conclusions.
November 17th, 2010: some corrected impressions added, especially regarding RAW file conversion! (more…)

Nikon D7000 Pictorial Results

November 12, 2010

D7000, Zeiss ZF 25 mm, f/2.8 , 1/60 sec., ISO 1250, Nik Color Efex Pro filter "sunshine"

D7000, Zeiss ZF 25 mm, f/2.8 , 1/60 sec., ISO 1250, Nik Color Efex Pro filter "sunshine"


As promised, here are some fresh results from the Nikon D7000. Updated with more photos on Nov. 13, 2010 (more…)

But She Has Warts (Nikon D7000 Review Pt. 1)

November 12, 2010

A Servere Case of Knob-itis

A Servere Case of Knob-itis


Got my first new DSLR in a few years yesterday, a Nikon D7000. Here are some first impressions from trying it out around the house, testing the user interface and an image example at ISO 6400. (more…)

The Camera Without Qualities, a Review

November 11, 2010

Minox 35 ML

Minox 35 ML


It is the smallest 35 mm film camera. It doesn’t excite you. It likes to disappear. (more…)


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