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Head to head comparison of the Nikon 18-70mm, 18-35mm and the 50mm f1.8 prime lens

Here is a head to head comparison of the Nikon 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF AF-S DX and 50mm f1.8D AF prime lenses. The D70 camera settings were: JPG-Fine, aperture priority, Exposure Comp +1.0EV, ISO 200, WB ...

Head to head comparison of the Nikon 18-70mm, 18-35mm and the 35mm f2 prime lens

Here is a head to head comparison of the Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D ED-IF AF, 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF AF-S DX and 35mm f2D AF prime lenses. The D70 camera settings were: JPG-Fine, aperture priority, Exposure ...

Head to head comparison of the Nikon 18-70mm, 18-35mm and the 24mm f2.8 prime lens

Here is a head to head comparison of the Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D ED-IF AF, 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF AF-S DX and 24mm f2.8 AF prime lenses. The D70 camera settings were: JPG-Fine, aperture priority, Exposure ...

Head to head comparison of the Nikon 18-70mm, 18-35mm and the 20mm f2.8 prime lens

Here is a head to head comparison of the Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D ED-IF AF, 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF AF-S DX and 20mm f2.8D AF prime lenses. The D70 camera settings were: JPG-Fine, aperture priority, Exposure ...

D200 vibration on a tripod, mirror lockup and its ilk

Introduction The purpose of this test was to measure the time and amplitude of shutter vibration on a Nikon D200. Discussions about mirror lock up, Exposure Delay Mode and other approaches to eliminating ...

Self-discharge life of Ni-MH batteries for photographic flash applications

Update – I have completely switched to Eneloop batteries.  That is all I use for all of my gear for normal conditions.  If I am going to extreme (below 0 F) temperatures, I’ll used Energizer ...

DSLR Flash voltage safety

D-SLR Flash Voltage Introduction With the advent of sensitive digital cameras, there has been much discussion on the web about the danger of using older photo flash strobes on the hotshoe connector. The ...

Making your digital camera go faster

Making your digital camera go faster   “My digital camera takes forever to take a picture. By the time the camera snaps, my kid isn’t jumping any more.” Have you ever said this? If you ...

Database upgrade

Welcome back to my site.  We have been going through a major database upgrade.  As such, things are still in flux.  We will  have everything settled down soon.  Thanks for stopping by! ...

HumanEdgeTech Sponsor

Thank you HumanEdgeTech, a division of Explorersweb, for your generous sponsorship! HumanEdgeTech is a leading provider of electronics for expeditions used throughout the world.  They were referred to me by ...

Article in the Californian

The Californinan, a newspaper covering south Riverside County, including Temecula (where my house is), published an article about my expedition to Antarctica. You can read about it here. Thank you for the ...

Week 2

It’s been nearly two weeks since I’ve arrived in Jackson and I’m beginning to get the feel of things. The thing I’m feeling tonite is a scraped shin from a bungled attempt to evacuate ...