The Photographer’s Guide to the Nikon 1 V1/J1

Jason Odell’s newest PDF eBook, The Photographer’s Guide to the Nikon 1 V1/J1 is now available for download from Luminescence of Nature Press. I recently read the book while on a photo trip and must say that Jason has done a great job of covering all aspects of the Nikon 1 camera system. Jason’s writing style is easy [...]

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 [...]

Snapseed for iPad from Nik Software

Over the last few weeks I’ve been beta testing a new iPad app called Snapseed from Nik Software. The software is designed to make editing photos on the iPad incredibly simple and intuitive. I was able to create some really wonderful transformations of my pics, then print them out on my ink jet printer with [...]

LIDLIPS by Syl Arena

Syl Arena has published a great new book called LIDLIPS - Lessons I Didn’t Learn In Photo School. I just read through a pre-release copy and it is chock full of great wisdom for photographers. Each page in his book contains a single paragraph that reminds you about the most important aspects of photography.  His [...]

New CLS Book Review

Dominique James from the Sacremento Book Review just posted a new review of our Nikon CLS book, The Nikon Creative Lighting System, here:

Nikon D300s Initial Impressions

I picked up a new Nikon D300s yesterday from my favorite local camera store Kenmore Camera. I wasn’t expecting too much from the new camera since it is “just an upgrade” to the existing Nikon D300. However, I am very impressed. The camera has two memory card slots, one of them a CF slot and [...]