First impressions of the Nikon D750

First impressions of the Nikon D750

After yesterday’s post was linked to by nikonrumors.com I received some emails and comments about the D750. So I decided to make another short video giving you my first impressions of the camera. Note that I only focus on the exterior of the camera since I had...
The Nikon D750 has arrived

The Nikon D750 has arrived

Hooray, the Nikon D750 has arrived ! Since I was crazy enough to pre-order it two weeks prior to the official announcement, based only upon rumors, my speed has paid off today as I got the very first camera which was shipped to my local store. Who needs another...
Gas and Gearporn – A Confession

Gas and Gearporn – A Confession

“I do not need all those lenses, flashes, full frame bodies, camera bags, tripods etc. to be a good photographer.” There, I said it, it’s out. I felt that this statement had to be made since many photographers (me absof**kinglutely included) are...
Recap: Cleaning your sensor

Recap: Cleaning your sensor

Today I noticed that the sensor of my D610 has quite some dust on it. Usually you don’t see the specks but in darker areas the dust suddenly gets visible. A good method for checking the sensor’s cleanness is to shoot something with not too much texture and...
Avoiding closed eyes in flash photography

Avoiding closed eyes in flash photography

There are people whose eyes are closed or half-closed on every single picture when they are photographed using a flash. Getting a decent portrait of such a person is difficult. Today I want to explain the background to that circumstance and show two ways of avoiding...
The Tamron 150-600 mm telezoom lens

The Tamron 150-600 mm telezoom lens

The Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD telezoom lens is quite new on the market and seems to sell like hot cakes. The lens is a telezoom ranging from 150 mm to 600 mm, which is absolutely amazing. I ordered mine on June 9th and the package was delivered on July...