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Nikon VR On or Off? How to see in EXIF.

Sometimes you want to see if a photo was taken with VR On or Off. Usual image editing or viewing software don't show this.This is how I do:- Download Exiv2 from here:- Windows version is here:- Unzip in a root folder, I put it in C: because you will have to write a command line in Command window and will be easier.- Copy your photo in that folder.- Start - Run - Command to open the black Command window.- Make sure at your cursor is C:> then type: cd exiv2then type: exiv2.exe -g... continue reading

Image stabilization or Vibration Reduction vs Large Aperture lenses

The question always arises in a lot of camera and equipment forums ...Should I buy a lens with Image Stabilization (IS) or Vibration Reduction (VR) or buy lenses with larger apertures like F2.8?Of course the best answer is buy a lens with both but what if you can only afford one or the other.You will likely see most people would say go for the large apertures because IS/VR doesn't prevent motion blur.And they are 100% correct about that.But what I also hear from most people that... continue reading

Image Stablilization for lenses

Image stabilization in lenses does really work!Sensors in the lens move a set of elements in the lens to compensate for shaking on the photographer's part.If you look through Canon and Nikon's lens lineup, you'll notice that most IS or VR lenses are telephoto.There are some exceptions, notably Canon's 17-55mm f/2.8 EF-S lens, 18-55mm and Nikon's 18-55, but otherwise the telephoto (> 60mm or so) is the typical recipient of a shake reduction module.Of course, other brands include the sensor... continue reading

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