Photographing Historic Sites with Nikon 1

Depending on our individual interests many of us visit historic sites, especially when on holidays. Photographing these sites can be challenging given the crowds that visit during the height of the tourist season. Planning a trip mid-week, or in the off season, can help reduce the number of people in our images so we can focus on the attributes of the historic site. Continue reading Photographing Historic Sites with Nikon 1

Choosing a Nikon 1 All-in-One Zoom Lens

It is always important to consider your style of shooting and lens availability before selecting an interchangeable lens camera. Sometimes manufacturers make it difficult to choose lenses even after you’ve made your initial camera body purchase.  This is the case for Nikon 1 owners. They have a few different ‘all-in-one’ zoom options to consider. This article discusses some considerations when choosing a Nikon 1 all-in-one zoom lens. Continue reading Choosing a Nikon 1 All-in-One Zoom Lens

Comparison of Shooting 1 Nikon 10-100mm lenses at f/16

I was out this afternoon doing a bit of field work for my upcoming review of the 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 zoom lens. I was close to finishing up for the day at Dufferin Islands and came upon some small water features that I thought may have some promise as ‘smooth water’ subjects. I had neglected to bring any variable neutral density filters with me, and since I had left my tripod in the car I thought I’d use the opportunity to do a bit of an experiment. I had my 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD zoom with me, along with the 10-100mm f/4-5.6 review sample that Nikon Canada had arranged. Shooting 1 Nikon 10-100mm lenses at f/16 is something I hadn’t purposely tried before so I thought I’d give it a whirl. Continue reading Comparison of Shooting 1 Nikon 10-100mm lenses at f/16

Ruggard Hunter 25 Holster Bag Review

Like many Nikon 1 owners who extensively use the Nikon 1 CX 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 super telephoto lens, or like to travel with an extra lens or two, I was looking for a small, lightweight camera bag that I could use for extended periods of time, especially when hiking. After investigating a few options I decided on the Ruggard Hunter 25 Holster Bag. Continue reading Ruggard Hunter 25 Holster Bag Review