I spent last weekend leading a photography workshop to one of my favorite places, Carhenge. We specifically set out to shoot star trails and the Milky Way, and I thought it would be a great test for the new Nikon 20mm f/1.8 AFS G Nikkor lens. Here are some example images. After looking at my files, I’m exceptionally pleased with the performance of this lens. And for less than $800, it’s a great value, in my opinion.
More samples after the jump…
Here’s an example of the shallow depth of field that can be had with the 20mm f/1.8 Nikkor:
When stopped down (in this case, I used f/16), the 20mm f/1.8 Nikkor produces nice sunbursts: