Focal Length Comparisons

Focal Length Comparisons

Let's say you are out shopping for Boxing Day, or are so crazy to be shopping today (the 24th) and just aren't quite sure which focal length prime or zoom range to choose.  I was out doing some test work with Nikon's new 200mm-500mm today (more on that in it's own review) and put together this simple sequence to give you a sense of what different focal lengths will deliver with the same camera position.

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Episode 87 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Nikon announces Q3 results, profits up, forecast downgraded, P&S off 40%The D4s has been seen at Sochi, locked in a case at CP+ Nikon rumoured to announce a D2300 and D7200 in May Sigma reveals next gen Quattro DP camera with APS-C Foveon sensor Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is now shipping Canon announces the Rebel T5, G1X Mk II Canon announces MR-14EX II ring light Olympus announces development of 7-14/2.8 and 300/4 lenses with ava 2015 Sony announces the a6000 which replaces the NEX-6 24mp aps-c Leica Summicron-C lenses are now shipping US law firm collecting complaints for potential class action suit re dust in the D600

Episode 85 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Nikon replacing D600 with D610 under service.  Nikon releases D3300, 35/18G.  Nikon firmware for Df, D5200, D3200.  Expecting D4s and 1 V3 at CP+.  Update of ViewNX available now.  Fuji has new grips for X-E and X-Pro.  Fuji files new sensor patent with different sized pixels.  Fuji announce X-T1.  Adobe adds perspective warp to Photoshop CC and leaks Lightroom Mobile, great idea, stupid price.  Leica celebrates 100th birthday and plans release of new T series mirrorless in April.  PhaseOne and Hasselblad bring CMOS to medium format.  Gitzo adopts Arca Swiss style plate system.  Olympus releases OM-D E-M10, 25/18 and 14-42 zoom.  Firmware for the OM-D E-M5 updated.  Canon announces financials and nothing of interest at CES.  Canon has filed a patent for 11-24/4.  Zeiss announces a 50/2.8 macro to fit Sony and Fuji.  Sony updates firmware on QX10 and QX1009.