Daniel had been looking for a bright one for a long time 85mm lensto the special Look of portraits capture and make it easier to focus on the people. With his Nikon Z6ii and the new one Viltrox lens, which he was able to test in cooperation with us, the photographer had found a serious alternative to the original Nikon lens in terms of price and functionality.”.
The advantages of the 85 mm lens for Arnzen
The Viltrox lens owns a metal body, which has a high quality and robust impression conveyed, according to Arnzen. The focus ring is easy to adjust manually and the Autofocus convinced him right away. The STM autofocus works quickly, precisely and reliably, which is extremely important in busy shootings. The windy conditions and moving subjects made it essential for him to be able to set sharp focus automatically. Even at the smallest aperture, the lens delivered a impressive sharpness. Also the bokeh effect convinced the photographer with the harmonious gradients, as can be seen in the following landscape images.
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A moment of togetherness in front of an atmospheric waterfall
The first shooting spot was the Helgufoss waterfall near Reykjavik. This insider tip has not yet spread among tourists, which is why it is a perfect backdrop for a couple shoot bot. The contrast of the light ceiling and water to the dark surroundings created a mystical overall picture. Arnzen worked with an aperture of F/2.2 and an exposure time of 1/400, which allowed enough daylight to enter without an additional light source stunning photo to achieve.
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Spots of color on the beach
Next we went to Reynisfjara beach, in the south of the island, which is very popular with tourists. This is partly due to the special black sand beach. This was also the ideal basis for the following Setup of the photographer.
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By using the 85mm lens could he Focus targeted be aimed at the model and her red dress.
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The rough and windy conditions on the beach made shooting difficult for the photographer. The long dress was difficult to tame and had to be held by Daniel. So he only had one hand on the camera. But even under these conditions he succeeded sharp images, thanks to the strong autofocus. He worked with low ISO and small aperture.
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Wanderlust and boho vibes
Change of outfit and location: white wedding dress and black country road. Daniel's practiced eye immediately recognized the contrast, which he wanted to capture directly. That's how it came about in the selection of his last shooting location on the road with little traffic for a spontaneous photo shoot, in which the mountain scenery in the background is a perfect example of the Combination of wedding and landscape photography represents.
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Excellent for shooting models and scenery
At the end of his Shooting in Iceland the photographer was very satisfied. The lens is one strong alternative to his current lenses. He is already looking forward to further tours with the Viltrox lens and can portrait and landscape photographers, also with a Nikon camera work, only recommend. You get a lens with fast and zreliable autofocus, which you can always rely on, even in difficult recording conditions.
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