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Going lighter with an FX system
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Going lighter with an FX system

Rick Walker (walkerr) on September 3, 2015

There are times when you want, need or should travel lighter, however still making wonderful quality images, not just snapshots. Rick Walker presents us his current solution on occasion of a trip to Paris with his wife. Read more...

A Landscape Shooting Experience: Moraine Park, Rocky Mountain National Park
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A Landscape Shooting Experience: Moraine Park, Rocky Mountain National Park

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp) on August 27, 2015

It is the turn for J. Ramon Palacios (jrp) to take us into his personal experienced approach path to successful landscape photography in this Shooting Experience - Landscape Series. From spot selection, tripod positioning through focal length choices, to composition, actual shooting and then to post-processing. Read more...

Profoto B2 AirTTL Off-Camera Flash Location Kit Review
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Profoto B2 AirTTL Off-Camera Flash Location Kit Review

Mike Hagen (Mike_Hagen) on August 14, 2015

Great flash photography results are produced when the light sources are off-camera. Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen reviews for us another very nice solution by Profoto, portable and efficient, allowing for full TTL or manual control at the power pack or at the camera. Read more...

Perspective Control Tilt/Shift Lenses
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Perspective Control Tilt/Shift Lenses

Jon Nadelberg (jnadelberg) on July 30, 2015

Tilt/Shift lenses are generally thought of for use in architectural photography, but in fact have many uses. In this overview, we discuss what you can do with one of these lenses, how they work, and why you might want one. Read more...

Profoto B1 500 AirTTL Location Kit Review
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Profoto B1 500 AirTTL Location Kit Review

Mike Hagen (Mike_Hagen) on July 22, 2015

Lighting on the go is a frequent concern for both professionals and amateurs. Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen reviews for us a very nice solution by Profoto, portable and efficient, allowing for full control at the camera. Read more...

Using the Nikon D750 in Africa - Field Report
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Using the Nikon D750 in Africa - Field Report

Mike Hagen (Mike_Hagen) on July 9, 2015

The Nikon D750 gets tested in one of the toughest environments on earth: Africa, under wildly varied photography scenarios, during a Nikonians Academy African Photo Safari. See why Mike Hagen confirms it is a killer camera. Read more...

Nikon's Virtual Horizon Feature: Two Great Ways to Use It
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Nikon's Virtual Horizon Feature: Two Great Ways to Use It

Ernesto Santos (esantos) on June 5, 2015

Ernesto Santos shows us ways to photograph leveled images, including images for later stitching for panoramas, faster and more efficiently than when using mechanical means, saving precious time, especially precious when at the golden hours. Read more...

A Landscape Shooting Experience: Dream and Nymph Lakes, Rocky Mountain National Park
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A Landscape Shooting Experience: Dream and Nymph Lakes, Rocky Mountain National Park

Rick Walker (walkerr) on May 27, 2015

Rick Walker takes us into his personal experienced approach path to successful landscape photography. From tripod positioning through focal length choices, to composition, actual shooting and then to post-processing. Read more...

To Clean or Not To Clean: Steps to Sensor Cleaning Made Simple
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To Clean or Not To Clean: Steps to Sensor Cleaning Made Simple

Joseph Gamble (JCGamble) on May 22, 2015

You’ve seen them in photographs and videos, often hours after a photo shoot when your fresh images are full screen on a large monitor. They appear as circular dark blobs, unnatural discs in an otherwise perfect blue horizon. They are called dust bunnies (or dust mice) and they are the bane of all DSLR owners. At some point during the life cycle of your camera, you’ll have to combat them if you change lenses. Read more...

Think Tank Photo Urban Disguise 50 Classic V3.0 Bag – Field Review
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Think Tank Photo Urban Disguise 50 Classic V3.0 Bag – Field Review

Ernesto Santos (esantos) on May 14, 2015

Thinking about a shoulder bag? This field review revisits shoulder bags and discovers the excellent redefinition of the concept by thinkTANK when testing it out in the field. Read more...

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