26 Oct

100% View

To check to see if one of your images is in focus you will generally zoom in the image on your camera. But this can often be a slow process especially if you are under the pump to shoot images fast. But there is a quick way around this for Nikon D700, D300, D300s,D3,...
19 Oct

New Nikkor PC 19mm f/4E ED

Nikon has announced a new PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED tilt-shift lens (which the company calls ‘Perspective Control.’) This ultra-wide lens offers 97° of coverage and can shift ±12mm and tilt ±7.5°. Unlike the company’s existing PC-E designs, the mechanism for tilt can be rotated independently from the mechanism for shift, allowing the tilt...
19 Oct

New Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm 2.8E FL ED VR

Nikon has released the latest iteration of its workhorse 70-200mm F2.8 lens. The AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR, as it is known, has a new optical design, improved Vibration Reduction as well as an electromagnetic diaphragm. The lens has a total of 22 elements, with 6 ED, 1 fluorite and 1 high...
21 Aug

Steve Starling, Fishing Royalty

Camera: Nikon D5 Lens: AF-S Nikkor 200mm F2G ED VR ISO: 100 Exposure Mode: manual Aperture f2.8 Speed 1/1000 second EV: Notes:  If ever there was a list of fishing royalty in Australia, Steve Starling would be in that list. A great guy and one of the finest anglers, I owe him a huge...
17 Aug

Gary McDonald, Australian Legend

Camera: Nikon D5 Lens: AF-S Nikkor 200mm F2G ED VR ISO: 100 Exposure Mode: manual Aperture f2 Speed 1/2000 second EV: Notes:  Funny man, incredibly talented actor and an ambassador for Beyond Blue. I grew up watching his hilarious antics on TV and shed a tear hearing his experiences with Depression. Meeting him yesterday...
28 Jul

Trout Life

  Camera: Nikon D810 Lens: Nikon PC-E 85mm f2.8 ED ISO: 64 Exposure Mode: manual Aperture f11 Speed 1/250th second EV:  Notes: 1 x Aurora Codis D-600 with 52 inch softbox, 2 Aurora White Reflectors shot on Aurora Black Reflector.  
15 Jul

Daiwa 2016 Saltist

Daiwa 2016 Saltist   Camera: Nikon D810 Lens: Nikon PC-E 85mm f2.8 ED ISO: 64 Exposure Mode: manual Aperture f16 Speed 1/250th second EV:  Notes: 1 x Aurora Codis D-600 with 52 inch softbox, 2 Aurora White Reflectors shot on Aurora Black Reflector.  
15 Jul

Nikon D5 AF Fine Tune

Achieving perfect focus has always been the Achilles Heal of DSLR’s, like many other photographers I have always relied on the fine-tuning lens system called Lens Align. Though a good product, it is not the easiest or quickest way to calibrate a lens. Step up the latest from Nikon to rectify this issue. Among...
14 Jul

Daiwa 2016 BG

Daiwa 2016 BG Camera: Nikon D810 Lens: Nikon PC-E 85mm f2.8 ED ISO: 64 Exposure Mode: manual Aperture f16 Speed 1/250th second EV:  Notes: 1 x Aurora Codis D-600 with 52 inch softbox, 2 Aurora White Reflectors shot on Aurora Black Reflector.  
14 Jul

Nikon Df – Photographic Pleasure

It’s pretty obviously too most people that I have a passion for manual cameras, I’ve always been a Leica fan and they are the ultimate manual cameras. But for the past twenty plus years most of my work is carried out with Nikons, from the early days with film in the F5, the coming...