Tips and Tricks

standard The New System Camera Owner’s Guide

This shot was captured at ISO 1600. Not too noisy, huh? [Credit: Wikimedia Commons, "HuttyMcphoo"]This shot was captured at ISO 1600. Not too noisy, huh? [Credit: Wikimedia Commons, "HuttyMcphoo"]

By Christopher Snow December 13, 2013 Source: Reviewed.com Welcome to the big leagues. If you’re a brand-new DSLR or mirrorless system camera owner, the first lesson you’ll learn is just how much you have left to learn. It’s sort of [...]

standard Flash Test Images: Nikon Speedlight SB-300 w/ Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Speedlight SB-300 Flash w/ Nikon Coolpix P7800 CameraNikon Speedlight SB-300 Flash w/ Nikon Coolpix P7800 Camera

Summary Sample images made with Flash and Camera (see picture titles). These images utilize the BOUNCE feature of the flash. The ceiling is light in color and about 8 feet in height. Flash was about 4 feet from ceiling at [...]

standard Hands on impressions of the Nikon Coolpix P7000

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Background Reading  Hands on impressions of the Nikon Coolpix P7000 | Bob Krist Photography (PDF) HANDS ON IMPRESSIONS OF THE NIKON COOLPIX P7000 (Bob Krist Photography) Summary What a difference a few years makes. When last I considered the Nikon Coolpix [...]

standard Test Images: Nikon Coolpix P7800 w/ Nikon SB-300 Speedlight

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Summary I own a Nikon 1 V1 and this Speedlight reminds me of the original SB-N5 Speedlight for that camera. Like it the SB-300 is small and will fit nicely in my Nikon camera bag at one end. It runs [...]

standard Flash Units for Nikon

Nikon's i-TTL hot-shoe.Nikon's i-TTL hot-shoe.

Source: DPAnswers Overview of Flash Units Compatible with Nikon’s CLS by Gisle Hannemyr 1. Introduction This note gives an overview of dedicated flash units compatible with Nikon’s CLSthat are made by Nikon and selcted third-party manufacturers. Disclaimer: I have not tested all the units [...]

standard Experimental Images : Bullwinkle “Goes Cold Turkey” On The Gaming Scene

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Summary Rocky and Bullwinkle have gone into therapy as they wrestle their separate “demons”. Despite the fact that Rocky is a flying squirrel he has a fear of heights. It has driven home to strong drink and worse. Meanwhile Boris [...]

standard Experimental Images : Tax Day Ride 2012

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Some more images processed initially in Adobe Lightroom and then altered in Photoshop. The original images can be found in the ride report elsewhere on this site. As always the bulk of the alteration involves the use of Layers to [...]