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

Niagara Glen Nature Reserve

Autumn is often a favourite season for hikers. The foliage can be spectacular and the air is fresh and crisp making for invigorating hikes. Even though the leaves were well past their prime I spent a very enjoyable morning this week hiking at Niagara Glen Nature Reserve with one of our readers, Ray Miller. It’s always a great experience to go out with someone like Ray who is very familiar with the area. Continue reading Niagara Glen Nature Reserve

Lakeside park in fog

After spending the morning doing some landscape photography in the Niagara area I hit some dense fog on my way home. Shooting landscape photos¬†under foggy conditions is one of my favourite things to do so I couldn’t resist getting off the highway and finding a good spot to capture some images. I ended up at Charles Daley Park which is located on Lake Ontario in the town of Lincoln. What follows is a selection of images of this lakeside park in fog. Continue reading Lakeside park in fog