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Video: What Goes Into A Professional DSLR Lens

Video: What Goes Into A Professional DSLR Lens

The technology that goes into a modern professional-level camera lens is amazing. Anyone who’s used or owned a top shelf Nikon, Canon or other high-end digital SLR lens knows what I’m talking about. The optics, materials, and performance are amazing. Yes – they are expensive. But they’re worth the money. Skeptical? Check out this Nikon […]

Nikon D810A Astrophotography DSLR

Nikon D810A Astrophotography DSLR

If you’re gonna go niche, you’d better go big. That’s exactly the strategy with the new Nikon D810A astrophotography DSLR, a “turn-key, ready to go astro-camera.” Nikon’s new digital SLR shares the same body and 36-megapixel full-frame sensor as its sibling the D810 (read our Nikon D810 article). However, the Nikon D810A has been customized […]

New Sony Alpha A7 II Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

New Sony Alpha A7 II Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Update: The new Sony Alpha A7 II full frame mirrorless camera, announced a few weeks ago in Japan, will be available in North America. This was confirmed a few days ago when Sony USA posted their own A7 II announcement. Read on to learn more about what’s new with the A7 II. Sony made a […]

Reflecting On Little Creek Mesa

Reflecting On Little Creek Mesa

Reflecting on Little Creek Mesa: I was blessed to be able to experience this sunset and capture this photo a couple of weeks ago out on Little Creek Mesa, near St. George, Utah. I intended to sit on it, shop it out to magazines and see if I could make some money. But I suck […]

Unicorns Are Real: the New Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Unicorns Are Real: the New Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Unicorns are real! The long-awaited Canon EOS 7D Mark II digital SLR was announced last week at the biannual Photokina tradeshow in Germany. The 7D Mark II has a “newly-developed” 20.2-megapixel APS-C Dual Pixel CMOS sensor, a new 65-point all cross-type auto focus system, 1920 x 1080 60p full-HD video, a faster 10-FPS burst rate, […]

Nikon D750 Full-Frame DSLR Adds Tilt-Swivel LCD

Nikon D750 Full-Frame DSLR Adds Tilt-Swivel LCD

Tonight, Nikon announced a new, faster full-frame digital SLR. The Nikon D750 has built-in Wi-Fi and is the first full-frame DSLR from Nikon with a tilt-swivel LCD display. You’ll find the basic specs and photos of the new 24-megapixel DSLR below and I’ll update this article later with more details and my thoughts on the […]

Colorado Enduro World Series Photos

Colorado Enduro World Series Photos

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to photograph the Enduro World Series (EWS) in Winter Park, Colorado. If you aren’t a mountain biker or you’ve been living in a cave, enduro is the latest mountain bike craze: competitors race multiple timed stages, with a downhill emphasis, usually over two or three days. Sometimes […]

Nikon D810 DSLR Offers Better Image Quality Than D800E

Nikon D810 DSLR Offers Better Image Quality Than D800E

There’s a new big (resolution) dog in the Nikon family – the Nikon D810 DSLR. The D800 is one of Nikon’s most lauded and successful digital SLRs. The 36-megapixel FX-format camera (full-frame) attracted all types of serious photographers from working commercial shooters, to landscape professionals, to serious amateurs. For photographers who want the best possible […]

Sony Alpha A77 II Action DSLR Sets New Performance Standard

Sony Alpha A77 II Action DSLR Sets New Performance Standard

Sony recently announced a new high-performance crop-sensor DSLR-style camera that has me seriously thinking about trading in one of my Canon bodies. The Sony Alpha A77 II action DSLR is the follow-up to the SLT-A77 introduced in 2011 and offers a level of performance we haven’t seen yet in an APS-C sensor DSLR – especially […]

Big Sur Road Trip Adventure

Big Sur Road Trip Adventure

This Big Sur photo gallery was prompted by the now ubiquitous “throwback Thursday” social media post. This morning, I decided to share a photo from a road trip Jenni and I did this time last year, where we drove down the coast of California, from the Bay Area to LA. The highlight of that drive […]

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