Speculating about what a camera manufacturer may do is always fun…but also a ‘shot in the dark’…kind of thing to do. A little over a month ago an interview done by Nikon executives in Japan received a lot of camera media coverage with the (translated from Japanese) statement “bringing in multiple mirrorless cameras at an early stage”. This was interpreted by many folks to mean that Nikon would be launching some larger sensor mirrorless cameras in the very near term. Perhaps a lot of wishful thinking is wrapped up in that interpretation. There could be another, simple way to interpret that translated statement. Continue reading Joint J6 and V4 Launch on the Horizon?
A new article that I wrote for Photography Life, “When People Downsize Their Camera Gear“, was published today. Readers interested in viewing the article can use the link provided. Continue reading When people downsize their camera gear on PL
It seems as photographers we always come up with a specific need that calls for yet another new camera bag. I’ve been doing a number of photography tours lately, with more planned in the future. This has caused me to add another bag to my kit. I needed a bag that could handle the typical camera gear I take when I travel as well as accommodate a 13″ notebook computer. After doing a bit of research I decided on the Ruggard Navigator 65 Camera Bag. Continue reading Ruggard Navigator 65 Camera Bag
Buying camera gear, especially for beginners and novices, or when considering “downsizing” one’s gear, can be a daunting task. One of the things that you can do to help make a well thought out decision is to create a camera buying decision matrix. What will be shared in this article is an adaptation of a technique that I have been using for a long time when doing business coaching. Continue reading Creating a Camera Buying Decision Matrix
While some of my camera bags have some small pockets in which to store memory cards these often are not large enough for my needs. When going on a more extensive photography-related trip or assignment I find I need more protective storage. I recently began using a Ruggard Memory Card Case which holds either 12 SD cards, or 12 micro-SD cards in their adapters. Continue reading Ruggard Memory Card Case for 12 SD Cards
Like many photographers I regularly meet people when I’m out capturing images who also enjoy photography. Often times people ask each other what gear they are using. I’m frequently surprised when I hear folks begin their answer with the phrase “I’m only using a…” It causes me to wonder how gear elitism may be affecting photography in general and the camera market in particular. Continue reading The Negative Effects of Gear Elitism
Our friends over at Photography Life have just published a new article that I wrote for the website, Birding Kit in a Holster Bag. Interested readers can use the link provided to view this new Photography Life article.
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One of the things of interest to folks who enjoy photographing birds, especially birds-in-flight, is the continuous auto-focus (AF-C) performance of a camera body. This article features some sample Nikon 1 V3 AF-C image runs of swans coming in for water landings. Continue reading Sample Nikon 1 V3 AF-C image runs
This article features some sample images of ducks in flight captured hand-held with a Nikon 1 V3 and 1 Nikon CX 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 zoom lens. Continue reading Sample Nikon 1 V3 images of ducks in flight
While I was out photographing some ducks in flight I happened upon a Wood Duck visiting La Salle Park in Burlington Ontario. This short article features some Wood Duck images captured hand-held with a Nikon 1 V3. Continue reading Wood Duck Images with Nikon 1 V3