Tagged: Zoom lens

Using a Computar c-mount lens on the Nikon 1

These photographs were taken with a Nikon 1 V2 and a Computar f/1.2 12.6-75mm c-mount television camera lens. For improved sharpness, I usually shoot this lens at f/4 as it is soft at f/1.2. I also use a 0.6 ND filter so that I can use the lens wide open. The lens is used with a c-mount to Nikon 1 mount adapter ring. The lens is primarily useful only at the...

Spring flowers

It is that time of the year now. Blossoms and flowers. Click on any photo for larger sizes at Flickr. Nikon 1 V2, 1 Nikkor 30-110mm lens. Outside the public library building.     Nikon 1 V2, Minolta 50mm f/1.4 lens at f/4.0. Outside the public library building.   Lumix GH-2, Minolta 50mm f/1.4 lens at f/2.0. ┬áThis photo taken during summer of 2014, outside city hall.   Lumix GH-2, Olympus...

Panasonic Lumix GH-2 Firmware 1.1 update just released

Joint update service for Four Thirds lenses | Digital Camera | Digital AV | Consumer Products | Support | Panasonic Global. Notably, the new firmware adds Improved noise reduction for low light usage Powered zoom lens features to work with the new X-Series lenses 25p mode for PAL cameras 30p mode for NTSC cameras Improvements to auto focus Improvements to burst mode The better online discussion as to what the new...

Power zoom lenses for DSLR cameras

Panasonic launches Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 OIS pancake: Digital Photography Review. The new Lumix “X” series lenses is an important development for shooting video on DSLRs. DSLRs have had 3 limitations on their use for many types of video photography: lack of power zooms lack of audio controls limits on video recording time The new lenses feature built-in zoom motors and controls. Panasonic has also announced a firmware...