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Every Lens for every job

Every lens for every job? Sounds so nikon Dave! Yuck.

Well, over the years I have accumulated a very few array of lenses. That frustrated photographer sometimes gets me. But actually the real reason is I’m a part gadget freak, part crazy. You go figure which part I fit more LOL!

Building a lens kit is not easy. It’s fun, but at the same time takes a lot of risks. Financially, it’s not a joke. The wrong direction of getting a particular lens will get you into more trouble. Hence I advocate in getting it right the first time. I mean, get the lens that you really want. Don’t go for “in-between” or “fill-the-gap” kinda lens just to suit your needs now. You might end up selling it for a lower price and buying another, which would have cost so much lesser if you went straight ahead to what you really wanted.

The shot here I want to share is where exactly the Nikkor AFS 200mm 2 VR shines. Most probably a Nikkor AFS 70-200mm 2.8 VRII would have done the job at F/2.8… but F/2 is a full-stop advantage. The advantage will be on your shutter speed and you’ll have cleaner ISO to start with. Every lens for every job, so to speak.

 

Sitti Navarro in Concert

Sitti Navarro in Concert

Photographer’s note: F/2, 1/320, ISO 800, Nikon D3, Nikkor AFS 200mm 2 VR

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