On the way home from our week-long holiday in Somerset, we decided to make a detour to Prestbury Hill near Cheltenham, the site of one of the best butterfly conversation sites we’ve come across so far in the UK. What makes it such an appealing spot for butterflies is the extensive limestone grasslands combined with […]
Everyone has their own approach when it comes to zoo photography. My preference is to get in as tight as I can so I can capture the personality and details of a subject. During a recent visit to the Toronto Zoo I took a minimum of gear with me – a Nikon 1 J5 along […]
The Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary is a wide angle prime lens with a bright 1.4 aperture. It provides an equivalent 24mm field of view on Sony E mount cameras with an APS-C sized sensor, or a slightly narrower 32mm on Micro Four Thirds bodies (35mm format equivalent terms). As with all our most […]
The Olympus 12-100mm F4 PRO zoom (24-200mm equivalent focal length) has been a well-used and well-loved lens for me this past year. I see that it has even relegated my Panasonic 14-140, a favorite from the prior year, to my lens drawer. Though the 14-140 is a “sharp enough” lens, the 12-100 is “more than […]
I’ve been shooting with the Nikon 1 system exclusively for the past two and a half years for both my client video work and my personal photography. It just seemed like a natural progression to write an eBook about my journey with this small, capable system.