Posts about nikon

  • Kodachrome

    Kodachrome

    When I think backOn all the crap I learned in high schoolIt’s a wonderI can think at allAnd though my lack of educationHasn’t hurt me noneI can read the writing on the wall KodachromeThey give us those nice bright colorsThey give us the greens of summersMakes you think all the world’s a sunny dayI got […]

    Read more

  • Schangnau, Switzerland

    No longer a Nikon photographer

    In which I exchange pretty much all of my camera equipment for a smaller, lighter, more simple alternative.

    Read more

  • The photographic ad with no Photoshop

    The photographic ad with no Photoshop

    British photographer “Miss Anelia” produced surreal and highly-detailed fashion images to advertise the new Nikon D810, without the use of Photoshop.

    Read more

  • The end of the search: the Nikon D7000

    After spending around three months considering my requirements and comparing many other cameras and solutions, I have chosen the Nikon D7000. Apart from where otherwise mentioned, all photos and video sequences in this article were taken with the new D7000 during my first outings with it.

    Read more

  • Into the world of TTL

    With the money I’ve put aside for new camera gear, a new, reliable, fully automated flash gun was high on my “wants” list, not least because I receive a slowly increasing number of requests to take portrait photographs and cover events.

    Read more

  • Nikon 35mm f/1.8 DX

    My family were very generous at Christmas and for my birthday, by helping me to get some cash together to buy new camera equipment. Jo gave me the lens which has been top of my list for some time now, which I discovered whilst looking for more expensive toys: the Nikon 35mm f/1.8 DX. This has instantly become my favourite lens and will, very likely, see a huge amount of outings over the coming years.

    Read more

  • Choosing between film and digital formats

    Part 2 in an ongoing series of articles explaining how I am reviewing my photo equipment, how I have considered switching from digital to film photography, and how I choose which camera format to use in future.

    Read more

  • A new tool for an old job

    I decided over Christmas that 2011 would be the year that I would finally do something about getting the results I’m looking for in my street photography and candid, social event photography: in short, I would buy a new camera to work in alternation with my D80, which continues to serve me well.

    Read more

  • Snow in Spiez

    Snow in Spiez

    At work, we needed to buy both a point-and-shoot video camera and a new stills camera, so, on my advice, we bought a new Nikon D90 which can fulfil both requirements.

    Read more

  • AF Nikkor 50mm/f1.8

    Forgive me a moment of extreme geekiness. I am over-excited about a new (second-hand) lens I’ve bought today: the autofocus 50mm f1.8 Nikkor.

    Read more

  • Nikon upgrade

    Jo’s become increasingly interested in animal photography and because of the restrictions which her Fuji camera have imposed, she’s been using my D70 with a telephoto lens. Sadly, whilst we were out at the animal park in Bern this past weekend, the Fuji gave up the ghost altogether. So, time for an upgrade. After much […]

    Read more