During a recent visit to the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory I decided to spend a couple of hours experimenting with the video recording features of my recently acquired Nikon 1 J4, specifically its ability to capture 720HD video at 120fps. This article describes how video clips were taken of butterflies in slow motion with a Nikon 1 J4. Continue reading Butterflies in slow motion with Nikon 1 J4
For readers interested in seeing what a very simple Nikon 1 J4 underwater video production would look like I’ve prepared a quick video. Continue reading Nikon 1 J4 underwater video
This article, vacation abstracts and simplicities, is the final instalment in my Cuba 2016 series of articles. The subject matter may seem a bit strange to some readers, and if it is…well at least you were given some advance notice! Continue reading Vacation abstracts and simplicities
This article features a number of images of Great Blue Heron in flight captured during my recent trip to Cuba. Continue reading Great blue heron in flight at 15fps
During my recent trip to Cuba I was able to capture a number of images of a green heron fishing and flying at 15fps with my Nikon 1 V2 and 1 Nikon CX 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6. Continue reading Green Heron fishing and flying at 15fps
While on a recent holiday in Cuba I had the opportunity to capture some images of tropical flowers and foliage. I find that the grounds of a resort are often great places for this type of photography for a couple of reasons. Continue reading Tropical flowers and foliage in Cuba
During my recent vacation in Cuba I had the opportunity to try my Nikon 1 J4 doing some underwater photography, using it with the Nikon 1 WP-N3 waterproof housing. This was a very interesting experience for me as I had never done any underwater photography in the past.
I’d like to extend special thanks to fellow vacationers Joe Szanyi from Canada, and Roy from Britain, for giving me some tips on where to find these fish to photograph.
Many of us who are fortunate enough to live in or visit warmer climates have seen small lizards scurrying about. These little critters can make intriguing subjects for photographs if we can find a way to get close enough to them. I was able to capture a few images of small lizards with my Nikon 1 gear during a recent one-week trip to Cuba. Continue reading A treasure trove of little lizards
Sometimes plans go awry and we end up experimenting in ways we didn’t originally plan. So it was for me today. I was going to test my new Nikon 1 J4 with extension tubes at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory, but discovered the facility is closed all next week. So instead I ended up photographing some small sea shells at home. Continue reading Photographing small sea shells with Nikon 1 J4
My thanks go out to Heather and Mathieu of Mirrorlessons.com for choosing this blog as one of their “10 Great Mirrorless Blogs to follow in 2016”. Continue reading A quick shout-out to Mirrorlessons.com