Nikon Introduces A Supremely Interesting Portrait Lens

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Nikon’s new 105mm AF-S lens is the first 105mm lens to have an aperture of F1.4.  We were always a fan of Nikon’s previous 105mm DC lens so we have great expectations for this lens.  Yes, it’s big, heavy, and expensive ($2200).  But if you think of this lens as an investment to use over a period of many years it’s really not that bad for what it is.

There are a few sample photos available taken with this lens, but not many.

On Shooting Nikon

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Modern digital camera equipment has improved greatly in the last decade.  What brand you shoot doesn’t matter.  There are benefits to larger sensor sizes, but even if you shoot micro-four-thirds you should be able to make great images.  Thom Hogan is a well known reviewer of Nikon equipment and he recently wrote a an article titled Seven Reasons Why I’m Still a Nikon DSLR User.  It’s an interesting read, especially for those trying to decide which system they should invest into.