Monday, December 31, 2007

Nikon D40/x Vibration Reduction Lenses (VR)

Well when I bought my D40 Kit it came with the Non-VR 18-55mm lens and the VR 55-200mm lens. I love both lens especially for me the beginner but I find myself using the 200mm VR lens much more then the non-VR 55mm Lens. Now all I want is the big 70-300mm VR lens. I want to zoom, zoom, zoom. I read nothing but good reviews on this lens and cant wait to get one. Costco has it for $499 So if I sell my 55-200 VR for say $200 then I can upgrade to the 70-300 mm VR for only $300 bucks! I like that idea. Nikon has also come out with a new version of the 18-55mm Lens in a VR model with I might end up trading my non-VR 18-55mm lens for. So for the beginner I'd say these 3 VRML lenses will help us take better pictures with out spending our retirement saving for a lens.


AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR

AF-S DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED

AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED

Saturday, December 29, 2007

The Nikonians D40/x Forum and User Community

I registered with this very useful D40/x forum also. Tons of great information can be learned here along with picture contests for D40 users and more. There's also a nice thread from author Asgard that lists all the available Lenses for your new D40/x which is great. Head over and check it it out!

Nikon D40/x Avalible Lenses

Nikonians - The Nikon User Community

Friday, December 28, 2007

Nikon D40/x Digital Field Guide

This was the first book i ran out and picked up to read. This D40 field guide is a great book to have, i carry it with me everywhere! The author David D. Busch does a great job explaining everything about the Nikon D40 plus more.

DPReview - Nikon D40 Forum

Another place i have spent a lot of time at is the Digital Photography Review web site. And especially the Nikon D40 Forum there. Tons of great info. I can read this forum for hours

A Must for Nikon D40 Users!

After i finally decided to take the plunge into the DSLR world and purchase the Nikon D40, I found myself visiting Ken Rockwell's D40 web site almost every day while i waited for my new toy to arrive. This is a great site for simple to understand photography stuff and a must for new Nikon d40 users.

Thank's Ken