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Camera and Lens Terminology

Camera and Lens Terminology

If you’re starting out in Photography or just looking at upgrading sometimes it is challenging to understand all those abbreviations referenced about camera or lens specs. What about reading a blog on specific topics about camera gear and find many abbreviations throughout the article?  Well, I put together a brief list of those definitions here that hopefully will shed some light on it and make for easier understanding. Keep in mind this is not complete but they are many of the…

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New Nikon Keymission Action Cameras

New Nikon Keymission Action Cameras

Three cameras. Infinite possibilities. Nikon just released their new line of Nikon Keymission Action Cameras. They look great, plus they have some amazing footage of what each of the cameras can do and how they used them. Listed are some of the features of each below and a link at the bottom of this to Nikons product and videos. Keymission 360 – Your Adventures from every Angle Whether you’re raising bars or awareness, pushing limits or status quo, setting personal bests or…

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Nikon updates Entry level Camera to D3400

Nikon updates Entry level Camera to D3400

Nikon released its newest entry-level DX-format (APS-C) model, the Nikon D3400 is an incremental update of its predecessor, the D3300. Upgrades  include built-in Bluetooth connectivity, as well as more shots per charge — 1,200 versus 700 in the D3300; and a higher standard max ISO of 25,600. The Bluetooth connectivity allows wireless transfers of images to compatible phones and tablets (but does not do remote control of the camera) through Nikon SnapBridge software. Resolution is unchanged from the D3300 at 24.2…

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would you try Back button focus?

would you try Back button focus?

About two years ago I was introduced to the Idea to try Back button focus with my cameras. When I first read about it, my first thought was, how would that make anything better. But I decided to give it a try, both my Nikon Cameras supported it so I reconfigured both of them with little effort and reconfiguring bot of them forced me to try it. What back button focus does is it uses the AF-On button as your…

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My Trip planned to Iceland

My Trip planned to Iceland

Thought I would send out an update about a trip I have been planning. I have pretty much finalized all the details of my trip I am taking to Iceland. In December, I purchased at that time, the latest DJI Phantom 3 Pro  drone. I wanted to add that to my list of tools for taking photos on my trip to Iceland. So since the beginning of January, I have been out mastering my flying skills with this drone. Earlier…

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Free On1 Photo Perfect Effects software

Free On1 Photo Perfect Effects software

I had this come into my email today. I Personal use the full On1 Photo 10 Suite for Post processing of my photos and it is a great and necessary piece of software. On1 is now offering this component of On1 Photo 10 for free. Grab it to add to your software library to give your photos that extra punch of life to make your photos come alive. It’s FREE!  And available for Windows or the Mac platform. Adding style…

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Card Readers and Memory Card Problems

Card Readers and Memory Card Problems

A few weeks ago I was doing a Photography Shoot for a Company and had to be onsite to take photos of some volunteer companies that were contributing to the project. I ended up taking some 90 or so shots. It was until a day later I got to look at them to process them for the customer. When I inserted the memory card into my card reader, my heart sunk, I got a normal response, no photos found. I…

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