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2014 Red Bull Rampage Photos

2014 Red Bull Rampage Photos

Red Bull Rampage is the most prestigious and challenging freeride mountain bike competition on the planet. It takes place in the fall, near the tiny Southern Utah town of Virgin, just a few miles from Zion National Park. It’s so “extreme” it borders on the absurd. The red desert backdrop looks like something from a […]

2015 POV Camera Shootout

2015 POV Camera Shootout

I know a lot of my friends and followers indulge in risky outdoor behavior. Regardless of what kind of outdoor activities you enjoy, many of you probably like to document your adventures with video. One of the most popular ways to do this is with a POV camera (“POV,” stands for “point-of-view”). POV cameras are […]

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 […]

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