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Adrian Tavano

Adrian Tavano



Nature, People and Wildlife Photographer working out of Miami, Florida for now. Hoping to work on the west coast in 2015. Many of my images have been published on major photography mags, online and painted by famous artists. My love for photography and the beauty of this world and people is what keeps me sane and alive.
  • Nikon F100
  • Nikon D1X
  • Nikon D1
  • D800
  • Nikon N2020
  • Mamiya RB67 pro s
  • Mamiya M645
  • Nikkor 35mm 2.8 P.C.
  • Nikkor 150-300mm 4.5
  • Tokina 28mm 2.8 pancake
  • Nikkor 16mm 3.5 fisheye
  • Nikkor 55mm 1.2
  • Nikkor 58mm 1.4
  • Nikkor 105mm 2.5
  • Tokina 400mm 5.6
  • Nikkor 25-50m f4
  • Nikkor 50mm 1.4
  • Nikkor 85mm 1.8
  • MacBook Pro,Ipad, 2 tripods,1 Monopod, 1 brain,2 eyes+1 finger

Nikkor 400mm 3.5 MF, worth it?

Published November 23rd, 2011

I am not the best in manual focusing and the little dot has fooled me more than once :) sooooooo, I guess I know the answer, get a AF but darn it they cost more than my car!!!!

Anybody out there have used the 400mm 3.5? I can get a nice clean one for less than 1000 dollars as for the 2.8 it can cost almost 2 grand or more!

Any photos to share? How's the sharpness and bokeh? is it crazy to use it handheld? I have a 300mm 2.8 MF that weighs a ton!!

Thank you guys and gals for any comments and photos to help on this matter.


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