Nikon 18-55 vs 18-105

The contenders are: AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G (not to be confused with the newer VR II version) AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED Conclusions Which to get? Neither lens is clearly better than the other, technically.  They have similar features and each exceeds the other in at least some areas.  But the … Read more

D3200 burst mode performance

After my prior investigation into SD card performance, I wondered if shooting JPEG instead of RAW would make a meaningful difference on both “buffer capacity” and write rates.  What I found was rather interesting, for many reasons. All the following use “JPEG Fine” except where otherwise stated. At ISO 100, with noise reduction & distortion … Read more