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  1. Dieter Schaefer replied to the thread Can you tell which Nikon it is?.

    A "more meaningful" comparison could have been presented if each camera had been used to capture the same scene. It would also have...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 11:23 AM
  2. Dieter Schaefer replied to the thread Can you tell which Nikon it is?.

    In that order. BTW, the D500 is 21MP (20.9) and the D800 is 36 (36.3).

    Jan 20, 2018 at 7:19 AM
  3. Dieter Schaefer replied to the thread Nikon is starting to tick me off.

    Fair point. Even though Canon could have modified the FD mount to accommodate electrical and mechanical connections needed for AF...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 7:06 AM
  4. Dieter Schaefer replied to the thread Nikon is starting to tick me off.

    The non-D version is actually from 1990, the update to D happened in 1995; the 105/2 was introduced as D lens in 1993. So yes, very long...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 10:14 PM
  5. Dieter Schaefer replied to the thread D850 discounts....

    US $3296.95 is the price the D850 was introduced at in the US - I strongly doubt B&H ever offered them for $4500. It appears that we are...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 8:06 PM
  6. Dieter Schaefer liked Wouter Willemse's post in the thread Any people who have low mileage with their equipment?.

    The only issue with the whole discussion is that people feel a need to present it as an absolute choice between one or the other. And...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 10:03 AM
  7. Dieter Schaefer replied to the thread Nikon is starting to tick me off.

    Some threads take strange turns - this one started out "ticked off about Nikon" and now has arrived at discussion camera and lens...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 7:39 PM
  8. Dieter Schaefer liked Deborah Vallette's post in the thread Monday in Nature -- January 15, 2018.

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  9. Dieter Schaefer liked ShunCheung's post in the thread Monday in Nature -- January 15, 2018.

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  10. Dieter Schaefer liked Glenn McCreery's post in the thread Wednesday Landscapes, 17 January 2018.

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  11. Dieter Schaefer liked Leslie Reid's post in the thread Wednesday Landscapes, 17 January 2018.

    You are invited to upload one or more of your landscape photos and, if you’d like, to accompany your image with some commentary:...

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  12. Dieter Schaefer replied to the thread sand under manual focus ring.

    Happened to me once with a 24-50. Didn't care much about the lens anymore and disassembled it myself, cleaned out the sand and managed...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 1:35 AM
  13. Dieter Schaefer liked Andrew Garrard's post in the thread Nikon is starting to tick me off.

    I'm a relative Nikon newbie, having switched from Canon in 2008 partly because their corporate policy ticked me off. Firstly in...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 12:49 AM
  14. Dieter Schaefer replied to the thread Nikon is starting to tick me off.

    That would be impossible - since the lens is a 105/1.4! Unless Nikon has announced an f/1.8 version too that I somehow missed.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 7:48 PM
  15. Dieter Schaefer replied to the thread Nikon is starting to tick me off.

    Nikon shooter since 1979; not a professional photographer though and hence no experience with NPS. Over the years, very little need to...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 6:35 PM