After The Switch

I’ve used many different cameras and lenses over the years. My theory was “the right tool for the job”, meaning I really wasn’t interested in the brand I was using but more interested in how well that gear performed for the type of work I was doing. The first “real camera” I ever purchased was…

Photographing the Buffalo

I have a love/hate relationship with RMA National Wildlife Refuge. I love the wildlife photography available there; however, I hate the fact that it’s a miserable drive to get there for me. Being on the exact opposite side of the Denver-Metro area from my home and considering the best photographic time to be there being…

This Year’s Moose Photography Kit

I spent my day assembling my camera gear for the start of moose photography season. Here’s what I’ll be shooting with this summer. Nikon D810 Full frame DSLR Nikon D750 Full frame DSLR Nikon D7200 Crop body DSLR (my teleconverter) Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6 VR Nikkor 70-200mm f/4 VR Nikkor 24-120mm f/4 VR Nikkor 20mm f/2.8…

Vintage Lenses

I’ve been playing with a vintage Nikon lens on the D810. The Nikkor 35-70mm f/2.8 D An older lens built in the day for use on their film bodies, this lens can be found dirt cheap on eBay for between $200-300. 20 years ago, this was a professional grade lens and it was commonly used…

Nikon Firmware Updates

I frequently check Thom Hogan’s web site for news about Nikon cameras. He does a pretty good job of keeping Nikon owners abreast of what’s happening. Thom’s Article on Nikon Updates (D800, 810, D7100, D7200, others) Nikon has firmware updates available for some of the older cameras to make them compatible with the AF-P lenses….