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My Nikon D850 Transition

January 04, 2018 - In one of my previous blog entries, I outlined what I hoped to gain by upgrading from my Nikon D800 to the D850. When p...
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My Tripod's Repair Saga

December 17, 2017 - About a month ago, I returned from my photography trip to Wisconsin. I knew it would take me a while to edit all of the...
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Nikon D850

October 15, 2017 - I placed an order for the Nikon D850 camera on the morning it was announced (August 24, 2017). I'm anxious to get the D8...
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Great Western Loop Road Trip -- Distribution by Lens

October 01, 2017 - Nearly every time I return from a trip, I'm asked about which lenses I used to capture the images. At the end of a trip,...
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Big Waves

July 15, 2017 - Years ago, I was shooting the Golden Gate Bridge from Baker Beach. The waves from the Pacific Ocean were washing up alon...
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My Mini Kitchen Studio

May 28, 2017 - Over the past few days, I've been playing with my macro lens. While walking around the neighborhood, I spotted some subj...
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Orangutan Portrait

April 18, 2017 - Last month, I visited the Tropic World exhibit at the Brookfield Zoo to capture some pictures of the orangutans. Below...
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Shutter Count

February 28, 2017 - Did you ever wonder how many times you've clicked the shutter on your digital camera? Every so often, I check the shutt...
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Oahu Photos -- Distribution by Lens

February 16, 2017 - Nearly every time I return from a trip, I'm asked about which lenses I used to capture the images. At the end of a trip,...
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Surfin' USA

February 12, 2017 - During my last road trip to California, I had an opportunity to photograph some surfers. My first attempt was near the S...
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Sensor Gel Part III

October 20, 2016 - After probably more than 1,000 lens changes in the field during my long photography road trip, I noticed that sensor spo...
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What Lenses Did You Use?

October 09, 2016 - Nearly every time I return from a trip, I'm asked about which lenses I used to capture the images. At the end of a long...
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Cable Release Woes

August 28, 2016 - I almost always use a cable release while shooting. This allows me to capture pictures without touching the camera--ther...
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A Year Without Spending...Almost

December 27, 2015 - A few years back, my photography budget was quite high. I purchased some digital cameras and several lenses. In addition...
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Camera in the Car

December 23, 2015 - In a recent blog entry, I wrote about my experience photographing the young animals at the Babyland exhibits inside of B...
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Lenses of South Dakota

November 20, 2015 - After returning from a photography trip, I like to analyze how often I use each lens. During my last trip through South...
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96% Holy Trinity

September 02, 2015 - After returning from a photography trip, I like to analyze how often I use each lens. During my last trip through the Ca...
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Flip the Switch

August 19, 2015 - Yesterday, I posted a blog entry about the problems I was having with an unresponsive vertical battery grip (the Nikon M...
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Next Up, the Vertical Grip

August 18, 2015 - In a recent blog entry, I wrote about some issues with my gear. Yesterday, I received my Nikon D800 back from Nikon's se...
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Free Nikon Service

August 05, 2015 - I just returned from a three week road trip through the Capital Cities of the Northeast. During that trip, I experienced...
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The Security Repairman

July 27, 2015 - Over the years, I have owned several camera bags. There are at least five bags stored in my closet at this time. Of thes...
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Baseball Portraits

May 11, 2014 - It's not very often that I photograph people. Although I own some nice lighting equipment, I don't use it as often as I...
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Incredible Customer Service

December 30, 2013 - I've always enjoyed using camera bags made by Think Tank. The bags are smartly designed and hold a ton of equipment in a...
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Lens Collateral

September 17, 2012 - While visiting Yellowstone National Park during my recent trip, I very much enjoyed taking photographs of the Prismatic...
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My Choice: Nikon D800

March 25, 2012 - Nikon has announced two (actually, three) exciting new cameras: the D4 and the D800 (and D800E version). All three camer...
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