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Some camera improvements I'd like to see

January 29, 2015 - Implement automatic micro fine tuning for every lens. The reason we pay big bucks for the best camera bodies and lenses...
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Canon 7DMKII Setup

December 04, 2014 - My Canon 7DMKII Settings The default settings for the Canon 7DMKII are not terribly useful. I make these changes: Shoot...
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Lightroom history

October 25, 2014 - Lightroom release history Version 1 February 2007 Library module Develop module Web module Print module Crop tool S...
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If Nikon and Canon were customer oriented

May 19, 2014 - If Nikon and Canon were customer oriented Nikon and Canon (Canikon) have lead the way for the last 15 years in the trans...
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Image Editing Strategy

November 28, 2013 - I've been thinking about my image editing requirements and future strategies for a while now, what with the Adobe Creati...
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2013 ingest workflow

March 23, 2013 - What is ingest? Ingest is the process of transferring images from a camera storage medium, usually a compact flash card,...
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Resurrecting an old friend

March 19, 2013 - The 24mm f/2.8D is the oldest Nikon lens I currently own, purchased in 1993 but it has not seen much use in the digital...
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DxO: Canon vs Nikon

December 08, 2012 - While Nikon introduced the first serious digital camera with the D1, Canon quickly caught up, and for most of the early...
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What's up with Nikon?

September 22, 2012 - I'm a long time Nikon shooter. When DSLRs started to appear in the early 2000 and 2001 I bought a Nikon because I alread...
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Appending metadata in Lightroom

August 29, 2012 - In Lightroom you can enter text for an image title or caption. In the example the highlighted thumbnail (#4) has a title...
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Lightroom color swatch tip

August 28, 2012 - Most of you are likely familiar with the photoshop eye dropper tool, which lets you sample any color in an image. You ma...
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Lightroom resources

July 21, 2012 - Julieanne Kost getting started with LR 4 Victoria Brampton's Lightroom shortcuts Optimizing Lightroom performance Lig...
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Lightroom constipation

July 03, 2012 - Cleaning up Lightroom in Windows If you find Lightroom is getting sluggish it may be the result of a corrupted preferenc...
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Some early D800E thoughts

June 02, 2012 - After just a day with the D800E I thought it would be worthwhile to put a few initial thoughts together. It can be inter...
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Handheld shutter speed test

May 21, 2012 - The general maxim is that the lowest shutter speed you should use is the reciprocal of the focal length. For an 85mm len...
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Vancouver Island photo locations

May 18, 2012 - A few locations around the island that can be good at the right time of the year. View in google maps.
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We've come a long way baby

May 18, 2012 - When I took this photo of a backyard Robin with a D7000 and 600VR combination I was struck by just how much improvement...
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How well does VR work

April 30, 2012 - VR or vibration reduction is the Nikon term for image stabilization. Nikon has introduced two generations of VR which th...
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Focus accuracy and repeatability

April 29, 2012 - Just because you have a high end DSLR and the best lenses does not mean it will automatically give you the precise focus...
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Nikon DSLR body improvements I would like to see

December 01, 2011 - Rethink the mode dial Currently there are features for shutter repeat speed, live view, shutter delay and mirror lockup...
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Maximizing reach for wildlife photography

August 15, 2011 - Wildlife photographers, and especially bird photographers, have specific requirements in the equipment they purchase. Th...
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Starting a new blog

June 09, 2011 - I am hoping this is a good idea. My thinking is that this will be a handy place to share some of my photography knowledg...
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