View Post

Good versus bad debate

In Standard by Patrick

Over the past week I have been amusingly reading comments by various sources and people over the internet about the newly released Nikon D6. Inevitably, there are those that welcome advancements in cameras and there are those that are more critical. Those that welcome the release seem to dwell more on the positive side of things like the built in …

View Post

Nikon D6 Released

In Standard by Patrick

It has been a long time coming for Nikon toward their release of the D6, but it was finally released officially on 2.12.2020 with all the associated hoopla and fanfare. I have written many posts on the potential specs of this camera in the past year all of which you can review here: Possible Nikon D6 specs It’s official! Nikon …

View Post

Podcast #18 – Instant Gratification

In Podcasts by Patrick

Is instant gratification good for your photography? I discuss why it might not be the best thing and why you should put in the time and allow the journey of photography to give you the gratification you seek. Greetings and welcome to another episode of my podcast! Thanks for taking the time from your week to listen. I want to …

View Post

Nikon D6 spotted – More Speculation

In Standard by Patrick

Leaks and rumors abound about the anticipated Nikon D6. Upon reading the forums and speculations, it seems as if Nikon may be missing the boat on the highly anticipated Nikon D5 replacement. This assumption is based on its competitor the Canon 1DX Mark III. The Mark III is listed on B&H Photo for $6499. 00 USD complete with all the …

View Post

Why the Nikon D6 is a sure thing

In Standard by Patrick

So the Nikon D6 is in development and you got a glimpse of it under glass at the CES this year. From what the Nikon press release is saying, it’s going to be targeted to professional photographers. This is no surprise as sports journalists have relied on the flagship bodies for years. I have got a great hunch that it’s …

View Post

New Nikon Gear announced at CES

In General Stuff by Patrick

Nikon announced new products at this years CES show in Vegas. The announcements were not unexpected as rumors and speculation were abounding on the internet as to what would be revealed. So far, Nikon has unveiled the following: The replacement for the popular D750 full frame camera launched way back in 2014 has finally come to market. The Nikon D780. …

View Post

Podcast #17 – Best aperture for Wildlife

In Podcasts by Patrick

What is the best f/stop to use for wildlife? Avery common question that I seem to get via email and when out shooting with fellow photographers. In this podcast episode I try to address this questions and also discuss shutter speed and ISO a bit. Greetings and welcome to another episode of my podcast! Thanks for taking the time from …

View Post

Nikon Z6 for Wildlife Photography?

In Standard by Patrick

Wildlife photographers depend on their gear just like any other genre of photography. One notable difference is the elements. To have the patience to wait for animals and birds for photography is not for everyone. Often, the climate is wet, cold or very hot and the gear needs to be able to function in all kinds of situations. My primary …

View Post

Photographic Islands

In Uncategorized by Patrick

In this age of digital imaging, it can become very easy to rely on the camera to produce pleasing images. I submit this takes away from the craft of photography. Those of us old enough to remember the film days for some reason, in my humble opinion, have it a bit easier. Let me explain. In the old days, you …