Vibration Reduction or IS


posted on 22nd of august, 2012

Wondered, why VR (Vibration Reduction) had different names and were little, confused when I saw that there were different names on different brands. so I googled a bit and found this!

Same technology, different brand names.
Pretty much the same technology under different acronyms.....probably due to trademark infringement
VR (vibration reduction) is Nikon's trademark name for stabilization. Canon's is IS or "Image Stabilizer. Same thing from different brands.
Canon Image Stabilization IS
Nikon Vibration Reduction VR
Sigma Optical Stabilization OS
Tamron Vibration Compensation VC

Comments (2)

Posted by Thammarsten on August 22, 2012
hehehe yes tanx
Posted by Martingraf on August 22, 2012
thanks - and - not to forget:
Panasonic O.I.S - optical image stabilizer
but saying that, I'm not using it at all yet - which doesn't mean I wouldn't like to in near future :) - stop - I'm not telling the truth - I have IS in my Canon G1X and wouldn't want to miss it there!



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Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm F1.8D


posted on 24th of august, 2012

looking to buy Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm F1.8D does anyone have this lens? Will it be good pictures and is it worth buying? good bokhe?

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Comments (2)

Posted by Thammarsten on August 25, 2012
ok tanx fore the info
Posted by Adeliepenguin on August 24, 2012
I just traded in some older equipment for this lens. I haven't tested it too much yet, but am thrilled with my early results. Whether or not it is worth buying really depends on your needs and budget. I plan to use it for a little headshot business I have. I use fixed focal lengths for my headshots, as I like the sharpest eyes possible, and the highest quality image. My 105 was too long at times, thus I went with the 85, known to be a great portrait lens. So, for me, it was worth trading in older equipment I wasn't using for something I would use. If it helps in your decision, my friends who shoot weddings say it is a "killer" lens.



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Tommy Hammarsten is a Swedish photographer who works professionally as both a photojournalist for United Photo Press and an outdoor photographer. He especially enjoys taking photos of summer events in his home country. -------------------------------------------- United Photo Press Photographer and Painter Live in Japan 2014 Tommy Hammarsten exhibit with two pictures. Oizumi Bunkamura June. 27 Ota Eki.Naka gallery July.05 --------------------------------------------- My inspiration varies from day to day, but also on the time of year, now at the spring there will be a lot of flowers.

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