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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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Enhancing your Training and Software Skills

Enhancing your Training and Software Skills

My Software Skills I am an amateur nature and Landscape photographer and over the last couple of years, I have been trying to hone my post processing skills with different types of software including Adobe cc subscription for photographers – Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. As well I have been trying On1 Photo Raw which I have come to prefer for my cleaning up photos with the tools for removing unwanted objects. I have recently added a couple of packages from Macphun – Aurora…

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My New Years Resolution in 2017

My New Years Resolution in 2017

First Day of 2017 Well, this is the first day of 2017 and so far is filled with lots of snow. Just finished cleaning off the roof of my house of over a foot of snow and unthawing my sewer vent with a jug of boiling hot water poured down it. So am good for now.  My post processing software This last few months of 2016 there has been a few new pieces of software released and so I decided…

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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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Everyday Back Pack by Peak Design

Everyday Back Pack by Peak Design

Last Christmas I received from my kids a couple of items from Peak Design –  the do it all accessory Field Pouch, the Capture Pro Clip and the Capture Lens. These items are very useful and used them in June 2016 on my Photography trip to Iceland. The 3 simple items made hiking, lens changes and carrying the cameras a breeze, and having access to my cameras a breeze as well. Their products are amazing and very good build quality.  …

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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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