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Gear questions after Christmas

In General Stuff by Patrick

I often get emails asking about camera gear as I am sure many photographers do. Many times I do the the best I can in answering them, but often I am not sure what they are looking for or the question is very general. Greetings Patrick, I really like your blog and I was wondering if you could help me. …

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Nikon announces new camera and more

In General Stuff by Patrick

Nikon announced new items to their line up at CES today. Highlighted were the Nikon D5, D500 cameras, there entry into the action camera Market with the 360-Degree KeyMission 360. Here is a link to the D5 page and brochure. Also her is a link to a comparison page for the current D4s and the upcoming D5. Other things they …

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Nikon Releases Firmware Updates

In General Stuff by Patrick

Nikon has released firmware updates for its flagship full frame DSLR, the Nikon D4s along with the NIkon D750. So you are saying, that’s great Patrick but what is it and why should I care about an update? Valid questions! Inside your camera is a microprocessor (small computer), that uses software stored on non-removable flash memory inside your camera. This …

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Wish list for the Nikon D5

In General Stuff by Patrick

As the holidays quickly approach, thoughts turn to wish lists and for photographers, this seems never ending. With the advent of the recent rumors regarding the release of the Nikon D5, I thought I would compile my wish list for the camera. The reported specs are impressive as you would expect for what will be there next generation flagship FX …

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Apple iPhone 6s

In General Stuff by Patrick

Every 2 years, right on cue, Apple unveils there new product lineup. The huge event, so secretive, often is upstaged by the leaks all over the internet about the product lineup and specs so the drama of the keynote is often a formality. Despite the predictability of the product releases, Apple’s innovation, specifically with the iPhone, is still eagerly anticipated. …