A Tutorial, Outline and Review of the Functionality of the Nikon NX Studio Software – Part 2

Nikon NX Studio - MapMenu

Part 2 – (GO TO PART 1) View Modes – Top Toolbar View Thumbnails – View thumbnails. View the Thumbnail List – View thumbnails and file details Switch to Map View Choose  a Pin, Add or Edit Location Data, Add or Edit Direction Data, Link to Shooting Locations on the map. View Routes on the… Continue reading A Tutorial, Outline and Review of the Functionality of the Nikon NX Studio Software – Part 2

A Tutorial, Outline and Review of the Functionality of the Nikon NX Studio Software – Part 1

Nikon NX Studio - MapMenu

Part 1 – (GO TO PART 2) In this Blog I will outline the general functionality of the newly released Nikon NX Studio software which has just been released.  This new software from Nikon is FREE no charge.  You can get a very good idea of how the new Nikon NX Studio software works by… Continue reading A Tutorial, Outline and Review of the Functionality of the Nikon NX Studio Software – Part 1

A Tutorial and Outline of the Functionality of the Nikon ViewNX-i Software

Nikon View NX-i Main Screen

The Niklon ViewNX-i software is free software from Nikon as a basic file management system and basic processing software.  The software is quite basic in some respects but I do find it very useful. This Blog is a little weird as a few days after I published it I found that Nikon had released their… Continue reading A Tutorial and Outline of the Functionality of the Nikon ViewNX-i Software

The Best Things To See At Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, with the Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E Super Telephoto Lens

Stuart Green, Gone To Seed 2019 Sculpture, Mount Coot-tha, Botanical Gardens, Brisbane

An Epic place to visit in Queensland, Australia is the Mount Coot-tha, Botanic Gardens. The Mountain (Mount Coot-tha) is a suburb of Brisbane and is a must visit place if you love the outdoors and nature.  There is also the Brisbane lookout at the Mountain with wonderful vantage points to look out over Brisbane city. … Continue reading The Best Things To See At Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, with the Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E Super Telephoto Lens

A Visit To The Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Water Lily, Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens

Recently I went for a trip to the Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens. It was after we had quite a lot of rain and the day was overcast and very nice for photography. The beautiful lake there had many water lilies in bloom and were great photo subjects. The gardens are just a short drive through… Continue reading A Visit To The Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

How To Insert GPS Location Coordinates Into A Nikon Image File

GPS Logger App

I have wanted many times to be able to insert the GPS coordinates from where I capture the image, into the actual Nikon image file.  I have done quite a bit of research on line and found that it gets somewhat messy and generally an additional image processing step is required to do this, which… Continue reading How To Insert GPS Location Coordinates Into A Nikon Image File

Attracting Birds Into Your Garden To Give Great Photographic Opportunities

House Sparrow

It is wonderful if you can establish a bird attracting garden to assist you in getting more opportunities to photograph a wide range of birds. Over the last 12 to 15 months with the dreaded Covid19 causing major disruptions to our normal way of life, this project has become of major importance to me.  I… Continue reading Attracting Birds Into Your Garden To Give Great Photographic Opportunities

Using The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED Zoom Lens In Your Backyard

White Bellied Sea Eagle

When I purchased the Nikon 200-500mm lens it never occurred to me that I would be using it for much of the time in our backyard. We have a very nice garden with native plants to attract the birds from our location. All of the images below are from the 200-500mm f/5.6E zoom lens. The… Continue reading Using The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED Zoom Lens In Your Backyard

Nikon Macro Lenses 60mm f/2.8G, 105mm f/2.8G and 200mm f/4D

Grevillia, Robyn Gordon

I shoot close up images a lot with Macro lenses (in Nikon language Micro lenses) and have decided to list here, some of the lesser known details of the current Nikon full frame Micro lenses. The closest focusing distance in the figures below, is the distance between the subject and the front element of the… Continue reading Nikon Macro Lenses 60mm f/2.8G, 105mm f/2.8G and 200mm f/4D