The must have "one-does-all"
This new constant zoom from Nikon is now my favorite and most used lens. I love it so much that i replaced it with my previous love, the AFS 24-70mm f/2.8G. Read-on to find out why!
The legendary Tokina
So you finally decided to buy a full frame Nikon (D700 or D610), and are now wondering how good that cheap Tokina can really be. Well you are in luck since I have most of the info you will need so as to not pick the wrong version. You will be pleased to know that the fast Tokina mid range zoom is an excellent investment (considering its price on the used market) but you may want to read on and find out which incarnation is worth buying since there were a few updates to this design and unfortunately, the latest is not the greatest.
I've been waiting for such a lens from Nikon ever since the appearance of the high ISO champions D3 & D700. Like many other Nikonians, my wish was for a smaller and lighter telezoom to use for weddings without of-course compromising on optical and AF performance. The first copies of the new AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR arrived in Greek stores on the 14th December 2012 and I was probably one of the first owners of this lens in my country – so sorry for the late posting of this review (first published 25 February 2014 on Nikonglass).
Sharp, sharp, sharp! The XF 23mm f/1.4R on the X-T1 with Face Detection enabled nails focus on my never-standing-still sons eyes every-time. After 11 months I still cant believe the consistency of the nailed results that I'm getting with the this lens even wide open! That about covers it - if you want to know more then read on ...