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Good versus bad debate

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Over the past week I have been amusingly reading comments by various sources and people over the internet about the newly released Nikon D6. Inevitably, there are those that welcome advancements in cameras and there are those that are more critical. Those that welcome the release seem to dwell more on the positive side of things like the built in …

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Nikon D6 Released

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It has been a long time coming for Nikon toward their release of the D6, but it was finally released officially on 2.12.2020 with all the associated hoopla and fanfare. I have written many posts on the potential specs of this camera in the past year all of which you can review here: Possible Nikon D6 specs It’s official! Nikon …

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Nikon D6 spotted – More Speculation

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Leaks and rumors abound about the anticipated Nikon D6. Upon reading the forums and speculations, it seems as if Nikon may be missing the boat on the highly anticipated Nikon D5 replacement. This assumption is based on its competitor the Canon 1DX Mark III. The Mark III is listed on B&H Photo for $6499. 00 USD complete with all the …

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Why the Nikon D6 is a sure thing

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So the Nikon D6 is in development and you got a glimpse of it under glass at the CES this year. From what the Nikon press release is saying, it’s going to be targeted to professional photographers. This is no surprise as sports journalists have relied on the flagship bodies for years. I have got a great hunch that it’s …

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Nikon Z6 for Wildlife Photography?

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Wildlife photographers depend on their gear just like any other genre of photography. One notable difference is the elements. To have the patience to wait for animals and birds for photography is not for everyone. Often, the climate is wet, cold or very hot and the gear needs to be able to function in all kinds of situations. My primary …

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Nikon D6 Wishlist

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With Nikon’s announcement earlier in the year that they are moving forward with development of the flagship D6, I thought that I would weigh in on my wishlist for this full frame DSLR. I have done a post and an entire podcast on the impending Nikon D6. Just click the links and you can read about that. One thing that …

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Nikon Z6 & Z7 Firmware updates

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Nikon released a firmware update earlier this week for their mirrorless cameras the Z6 and the Z7. You an get the latest firmware here: Downloads Page. At a glance, here are the changes: • Added supported for optical VR with NIKKOR Z DX 16–50mm f/3.5–6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50–250mm f/4.5–6.3 VR Z-mount lenses. Note that attaching these lenses …

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Social Media and Photographers

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This is not always a match made in heaven. I recently read an article over at Fstoppers entitled “Photographers Need Thicker Skin” that I found particularly interesting and all to often true. In the early years of any budding photographers aspirations to become a better photographer, it is often quite daunting to share your work. Perhaps this is due to …

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It’s official! Nikon D6 is coming

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A press release from Tokyo Japan and the Nikon Corporation confirmed that there will definitely be a Nikon D6 coming soon. I have speculated a number of times on my blog about the rumored, now official, Nikon D6 and even did a podcast on the subject. In addition to the camera, Nikon announced development of a 120-300mm f/2.8 lens. This …