Monthly Archives: May 2013

V1 closeups with the Leitz ELPRO achromat lenses

I’ve mentioned using the Leitz ELPRO achromats with the V1 for some of the closeups below. I generally just put one on the lens I had on and let the subject guide the image. I wasn’t really worried about absolute … Continue reading

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Some White Bird Pictures

There are a lot of white birds around the florida coast and into the flatwoods. From a distance many look alike but, they aren’t too hard to tell apart with some knowledge of their characteristics. There are so many of … Continue reading

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One last action post

The Nikon V1 has an electronic shutter as well as a mechanical shutter. Some electronic shutters have problems at higher shutter speeds and moving subjects. They cause some distortion called a ‘rolling shutter effect’. Today, I was out looking for … Continue reading

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Shooting action – New school

OK, even when I was shooting with the Crown Graphic, I envied the pro sports shooters with the motor drive to advance the film and someone elses money to pay for the developing. Now, every point and shoot will take … Continue reading

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Shooting action – Old School

A couple of posts on internet forums about shooting action shots reminded me of shooting sports in high school. Most of my action shots now involve wildlife and for a while I shot equestrian events. Those are all different sorts … Continue reading

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Using the Nikon V1 with the Nikkor 70-300mm VR lens

When I got my V1 I also got the Nikon FT-1 adapter which allows me to use modern AF-S Nikkor lenses on the camera. I haven’t used it a lot because I am generally happy with the 10-30mm and 30-110mm … Continue reading

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