I don’t know if it is a positive or a negative that I’m not a ‘gear head’ when it comes to camera equipment. I suppose this blog would have a much bigger audience if I spent my time doing numerous reviews of camera bodies and lenses. No doubt these kinds of technical insights are extremely important to a large portion of the photographic community. But…that’s just not me. I think a bigger and more important question is, “Are you ‘at one’ with your camera gear?” Continue reading Are you ‘at one’ with your camera gear?
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
Nikon recently announced the cancellation of the DL Series of premium compact cameras which attracted a lot of attention. While it likely didn’t garner as much attention there was also an announcement regarding a shift in Nikon strategy. Continue reading Shift in Nikon strategy
It would have been very interesting to be a ‘fly on the wall’ in Nikon’s boardroom as the executive committee discussed their product marketing strategy, including the recent demise of the DL product line. From a strategic marketing perspective the DL cancellation could lead to Nikon 1 enhancement in terms of lens availability. Continue reading DL cancellation could lead to Nikon 1 enhancement
Like most folks, from time to time I like to review my camera gear and its current utilization rate, as well as anticipate my future needs. I recently did such a review which resulted in some changes with my Nikon 1 kit. Continue reading Some changes with my Nikon 1 kit
This article outlines some of the things that many Nikon 1 owners would like to see from Nikon. Since 2017 is the Nikon 100th anniversary it will be interesting to see if any Nikon 1 developments materialize. Continue reading Nikon 1 wishes during 100th Anniversary
For readers who would like to see a new Photography Life article that I wrote which discusses some of the advantages and challenges of using the Nikon 1 J5 compared to the V2, you can click on this link. Continue reading Giving into GAS with the Nikon 1 J5
In September 2016 it will be 5 years since Nikon launched the Nikon 1 system and it still remains much maligned and misunderstood. Continue reading Nikon 1 maligned and misunderstood
The rumoured Nikon premium compact cameras are now a reality with the release of the DL18-50, DL24-85 and DL24-500 models. The big question for many folks is should Nikon 1 owners dump their gear and move to Nikon DL? Continue reading Should Nikon 1 owners dump their gear and move to Nikon DL?
This is a short follow-up to thank the many readers who took the time to provide their suggestions for new Nikon 1 lenses. Continue reading A Thank You to readers for their Nikon 1 lens suggestions