Nikon 1 V1 Images from Tanzania

I was fortunate enough to be able to take a Nikon 1 V1 camera with me to Tanzania this November to test out. B&H Photo and Video provided the test camera that included the Nikon 1 V1, 10mm f2.8, 10-30mm zoom and 30-110mm zoom. I’m currently writing an in-depth summary of my experience with the [...]

Off to Tanzania

Off to Tanzania for a few weeks for photos of amazing wildlife and beautiful landscapes. I’ll be testing out some new camera gear (Nikon 1 and Nikon P7100) while creating new images and enjoying the company of 11 intrepid adventurers.
See you on the flip side in mid-November!

How Close?

When I talk to people about what it is like on an African photo safari, one of their first questions is wanting to know how close the animals get to the vehicles.
The answer?
CLOSE!
The thrill of having a leopard walk by your front bumper or a lion lean up against your door is undeniably cool. The [...]

Nik Silver Efex Pro 2 Announced

Nik Silver Efex Pro is one of my favorite programs for creating black and white images. The great news is that Nik has just publically announced Silver Efex Pro 2.  I’ve been using the beta version to create some black and white conversions and can’t wait for the final version. Here are a couple samples.
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People of the Masai

Last week while in Tanzania, we took a day trip up to the Loliondo region of the northern part of the Serengeti. One of the local Masai tribes is very friendly to photographers, so our group spent a few hours getting to know some new friends! What a great time. Here are some images from [...]

Elementary School Slide Show

I’m headed out the door to give an Africa presentation and slide show to a group of elementary school children. There’ll be about one hundred kids. I’m dressing up in my safari outfit, bringing my big Nikon lenses and playing loud African music. Should be great fun!