By  Paul Harcourt Davies © 2014 The saga continues with further thoughts, ramblings and homilies on a great 105mm macro lens in particular… and macro lenses in general. This lens makes a great companion for the Nikon Macro speedlight R1C1 that will be covered  in detail in a forthcoming post. Part 1 can be read here. What about using autofocus at close distances? In general, I have found it better to dispense with AF altogether when working at the closest limits of a macro lens — an AF mechanism can tend to…

Let’s consider the conclusion first – the Nikon D7100 is an amazingly versatile photographic machine that, in the past two months, has delivered everything and more that I have asked from it. Whether it is a question of sharpness, speed of response, quality of colour images or just a general feel in the hand it has cut the proverbial mustard.