Black Kite with a Bull Pup

Yes, the bird certainly is “only a black kite” but it was enough to show how excellent the 200-400’s auto-focus performance is, but the exercise, quite in the physical sense of the word, also illustrated how, although black all right, the lens is certainly not a kite, in that it offers not any of the…

The Pocket Rocket: A Subjective Review of the NIKKOR 300mm f/4D AF-S

This review has been overdue.  Although the Nikkor 300mm f/4 AF-S has rightfully earned an enviable reputation, people write to me often seeking my thoughts on it, so I’m glad that I finally took the time off to pen this so I can direct knowledge-seekers straight to this photo-essay rather than having to repeat myself…