Slug eating grass – A short video

Yesterday night I recorded a short video of a slug – I believe it’s a Limax flavus – eating grass. The video was recorded handheld with a Nikon 1 V1, a Nikon 1 Nikkor 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 and Raynox DCR-250 achromatic close up lens. I held the camera with my right hand, while illuminating the slug with my phone’s built in LED with my left. You can even hear a rooster crowing in the background. 🙂


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A damselfly on my finger – Another damselfly video

Yesterday I recorded another damselfly video with me trying to pick one up with my finger from an aquatic plant and failing a couple of times, but succeeding in the end. This video was recorded with a Nikon 1 V1 and Nikon 1 Nikkor 10-30mmm f/3.5-5.6 and is therefore far better quality wise than the last one, which was filmed with a Ricoh GR Digital III in standard resolution (640*480 pixels).

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Nikon 1 Nikkor 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Link Collection: Reviews, Samples, Videos

In lack of faster native telephoto zooms for Nikon 1 cameras, I’m constantly contemplating buying the Nikon 1 Nikkor 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6. This humble link collection with reviews, samples and videos is the product of my ongoing research about the lens. Maybe someone else will find it useful as well. 🙂

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Video Interviews Regarding Nikon 1 Design Decisions

Ever wonder why Nikon 1 cameras and lenses are the way they are? Curios why a comparatively small 1″ sensor was chosen and why N1 cameras have powerful double-core Expeed CPUs and a large buffers under the hood, and why the control interface is simple and geared towards beginners? You will find the answers to these and many more questions in the following video interviews. 🙂

Part 1 – N1 Hybrid AF
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Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 Link Collection: Reviews, Sample Images, Videos

It seems to me that the Nikon 18.5mm f/1.8 is one of the most discussed lenses for the Nikon 1 system. Oddly though, reviews and video material regarding the lens is really hard to find. That’s why I have gathered all the info and made this humble link collection. 🙂

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