Nikon 18-200 VR (mkI) lens creep

After many years of suffering lens creep with my 18-200 VR Mk1 and finding it getting slightly worse recently, I decided enough was enough and something had to be done.

I contacted Nikon, who politely said that it’s simply “the combination of optical design and the natural force of gravity“. I […]

New Nikon VR website

Nikon have just launched a new web site dedicated to their VR technology. VR stands for Vibration Reduction and is the Nikon equivalent of Canon’s IS (Image Stabilization) or Sigma’s OS (Optical Stabilisation).

Nikon says “Nikon’s VR system that is built into the lens effectively corrects blur in the viewfinder image as well as in […]