I have recently started to use one of the Vanguard camera cases, it is the Vanguard 37F and is a very nice case for the money. The reason I got this case is that it is specified as waterproof and as I do quite a bit of kayaking, it seemed appropriate for my use. There is… Continue reading A Waterproof Case For Your Camera Gear – Vanguard 37F
There are great array of lenses available for photographing water birds. Whether you are using a Canon or a Nikon there is a great range of lenses available to choose from. Sometimes water birds can be photographed from quite up close. The image above of the white ibis taking a bath has been captured with… Continue reading Lenses for Photographing Water Birds
A prime lens is a fixed focal length lens, why do photographers use these prime lenses and what are their advantages over zoom lenses? There are quite a few reasons why photographers use prime lenses and I will summarise some of the reasons below. Size and Weight Prime lenses are generally quite a bit… Continue reading Why Use Prime Lenses
When you are selecting a particular camera and lens for low light photography there are a few special issues to keep in mind and we will summarise some of the important considerations here. In using high ISO settings bear in mind that if you use a tripod or monopod you can possibly use lower… Continue reading Selecting Nikon Cameras and Lenses for Low Light Photography
The range of Nikon cameras can be very confusing to someone starting out in photography. Let’s take a short look at the range of current cameras. Film Cameras With the advent of digital cameras and their current state of advancement, I am not sure that I would purchase a film camera at this point in… Continue reading Nikon Cameras
Once you have made a decision to purchase an FX Nikon Digital Camera, there is a range of three current models to choose from. The FX cameras make a great choice for photography, particularly for low light photography. When compared to DX cameras the FX cameras are better for low light photography, wide angle lens… Continue reading Nikon Camera Review D700 D3s D3x FX Cameras
If you have made a decision to purchase a DX Nikon digital Camera, there is a range of at least five current models to choose from. The DX cameras are a great choice for general photography. When compared to FX cameras the DX camera is better for long lens use in particular for photography of… Continue reading Nikon Camera Review D300S D7000 D5100 D3100 D3000 DX Cameras
Selecting a Nikon DSLR camera can be a confusing decision. Some of the current entry level Nikon Digital Cameras do have some basic limitations. Below we will consider some of the important consideration in your selection process. Camera Price These DSLR cameras listed in price order from low to high, is as follows, D3000, D3100,… Continue reading Selecting Digital Nikon Cameras, D3000, D3100, D5100, D7000, D300s, D700, D3s and D3x
What camera shall I buy? This is a very commonly asked question and to assist in selecting a camera I will briefly summarize the range of Nikon, Digital SLR cameras available and provide links to reviews, together with a brief summary of the main differences between the cameras. I will cover the main differences between the cameras… Continue reading Selecting a Nikon DSLR Camera
Image sensors are the heart of the digital camera, if comparing to a film camera the image sensor is the equivalent to the film.
When purchasing a camera the sales person will most likely try to sell a camera based on the number of Megapixels in the cameras sensor, but this is only part of the story. A more important issue is how large is the sensor and how large are the pixels on the sensor.