Often times when photographing birds one never knows what is going to happen. Recently while visiting La Salle Park in Burlington Ontario I observed something I had not witnessed before – swan bathing upside down. Continue reading Swan Bathing Upside Down
We finally had some decent sunshine that coincided with my schedule so I was able to go out and capture some Nikon 1 V3 images of birds-in-flight during the last couple of days. Continue reading V3 Sample Birds-in-flight Images
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
I’ve had my Nikon 1 V3 for about a week and a half and finally got the opportunity to go out and shoot with it with a bit of sun in the sky. Not much mind you…but at least it wasn’t totally overcast. I took about 45 minutes out of my rather hectic schedule to experiment shooting birds-in-flight (BIF) at Grimsby harbour. I ended up making some changes to my Nikon 1 V3 BIF technique this morning and got a lot more keepers with these adjustments. Continue reading Changes to Nikon 1 V3 BIF Technique
Photography Life just published a new article that I wrote for the website: Photographing Birds Using Slower Shutter Speeds. Continue reading Photographing Birds Using Slower Shutter Speeds on PL
Photography Life just published a new article, Photographing Water Birds in Winter. Readers who would like to view the article can use the link provided.
When I looked out of the window this morning I was greeted by a dull, grey day. My spirits immediately lifted – what a perfect time for an overcast birds-in-flight test with my Nikon 1 V3!
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
Ever since Nikon announced the introduction of the Nikon 1 V3 back in March of 2014 the camera has been met with mixed reactions. Some of the design choices made with this camera left many photographers scratching their heads wondering what the engineers at Nikon were thinking when they put the concept for the Nikon 1 V3 together. Continue reading Nikon 1 V3 Hands-On Review
During my recent visit to Mountsberg Conservation Area I had the opportunity to shoot a number of images of two bald eagles at the Raptor Centre. Continue reading Bald Eagles up Close with Nikon 1 V3