For some time now I have longed to have a simple light weight tethering solution for Nikon cameras, more portable and light weight than a laptop. When the ipad and camera connection kit came along I thought this might be the solution, unfortunately it was not that simple. There is now a fantastic product available … Read More
This video shows in slow motion what happens inside the mirror housing of a Nikon D4 as the shutter is released at 10 Frames per second at 1/200th of a second shutter speed. The vibration created during this short burst is not surprising. Despite the amazing mechanics its surprising how antiquated it all appears, it seems … Read More
Creating natural lighting on location with speed lights. During the recent snowy spell in Cambridge I went out with a warm flask of tea and some small Nikon speed lights to try and capture a natural looking environmental portrait. The sun was low and behind my subject and was casting sun beams through the pine … Read More
I have been searching for a light weight but portable tethered set up for shooting schedules were a lot of ground needs to be covered. I have a laptop which I can tether and now with the new breed of light weight laptops from Apple this is becoming easier. However as a recent ipad owner … Read More
John Cazolis of Nikon Glass has written an interesting post on rebuilding an old 500mm lens. He goes through the process of sourcing parts and finding dealers to undertake the work. The blog is a great resource for most nikon lenses and other related topics.