Nikkor DX 16-85mm VR Gallery
The following images were taken with a Nikkor DX 16-85mm VR lens mounted on a Nikon D90 body, running firmware versions A 1.00 and B 1.00.
The D90 was set to RAW for the first six images and Large Fine JPEG for the final two. The RAW images were processed in Nikon's Capture NX2 with lens corrections disabled to see what the lens was really capable of. In terms of other settings, the D90 was set to Auto White Balance and the default Standard Picture Control, Normal High ISO NR and Active D-Lighting set to the default Auto. Vibration Reduction was enabled for all these handheld shots.
The individual exposure mode,
file sizes, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO and lens focal length are listed for
The crops are taken from the original files, reproduced at 100% and saved in
Adobe Photoshop CS4 as JPEGs with the default Very High quality preset, while
the resized images were made in Photoshop CS4 and saved with the default High
quality preset. The three crops are typically taken from far left, central and
far right portions of each image.
|Landscape: 10.1MB (RAW), Program, 1/400, f10, ISO 100, 16-85mm at 16mm (24mm equiv)
Landscape: 11.7MB (RAW), Program, 1/320, f9, ISO 100, 16-85mm at 16mm (24mm equiv)
Landscape: 10.2MB (RAW), Program, 1/800, f7.1, ISO 200, 16-85mm at 85mm (128mm equiv)
Wildlife: 8.95MB (RAW), Aperture Priority, 1/1000, f5.6, ISO 200, 16-85mm at 85mm (128mm equiv)
Macro: 11.3MB (RAW), Program, 1/20, f5.6, ISO 200, 16-85mm at 85mm (128mm equiv)
Indoor: 10.2MB (RAW), Aperture Priority, 1/5, f5, ISO 400, 16-85mm at 16mm (24mm equiv)
Portrait: 4.5MB (JPEG), Aperture Priority, 1/80, f5.6, ISO 200, 16-85mm at 85mm (128mm equiv)
Landscape: 6.29MB (JPEG), Aperture Priority, 1/100, f18, ISO 200, 16-85mm at 16mm (24mm equiv)