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
I regularly get emails and calls at the office from people looking at the Nikon 1 system and wondering which body would be best for their needs. Choosing a Nikon 1 body really depends on your specific needs and preferences. Continue reading Factors to consider when choosing a Nikon 1 body
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
Readers who are interested in viewing a new article, Shooting in the Moment, that I wrote for Photography Life can use the link provided. The article features a selection of 18 additional images captured in New Zealand as discusses various aspects of ‘shooting in the moment’.
From time to time I fall into a habit of only using certain lenses and overlooking other ones that are in my bag. Recently I was out doing some extension tube testing and I only brought my 1 Nikon 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 with me as this is my ‘go to’ lens for this application. I hadn’t used this lens as a regular telephoto zoom for quite a while. Circumstances led me to Bird Kingdom where I ended up using the 1 Nikon 30-110mm without extension tubes to capture some bird images. The experience reminded me of the importance of reconnecting with camera gear we may not have used in a while. Continue reading Reconnecting with camera gear
Like many folks I sometimes try things just to see what will happen…like my recent 5 tube test. Continue reading 5 Tube Test
My apologies for being so silent during the past month or so with only a couple of new articles posted. My wife and I have been on an extended holiday/photography tour for the past 26 days. Continue reading Nikon 1 Holy Trinity photo tour
Some recent interviews have been done with Nikon executives and the subject of the future of the Nikon 1 system has come up. Continue reading Nikon 1 system to continue
A new article that I wrote for Photography Life, Letting Your Personal Style Find You, was just published. Interested readers can use the link to view this article.
There is something inherently liberating about photographing butterflies with a minimum of gear. As they flit about I can easily follow them without being bogged down by a ton of gear. Continue reading Photographing butterflies with a minimum of gear