One of the main reasons why I upgraded from a Nikon D70 to a Nikon D200 is the vastly improved quality of available light photographs. I shoot a lot of indoor swimming pictures, often in poorly lit swimming pools.* I created a comparison album with a couple of typical pictures so you can see the […]
I just upgraded from a Nikon D70 to a Nikon D200 camera: WOW what a difference. I have been too busy taking pictures to write about pictures but here are the things that leaped out at me first: Available light image quality is vastly improved. I had been jealous of my son’s D50’s quality and […]
I pulled the camera out on yesterday’s flight home from Syracuse, NY and got quite a few pictures that please me very much. Here is my favorite:
Every once in awhile, someone integrates existing technologies in a way that clearly makes life better in simple, clear ways. I think that Kodak has done so with their EasyShare-One camera. Wired News reports it well in, Death of the Digital Middleman After a summer-long delay, Kodak has begun shipping the first digital camera with […]
Nikonians News: Cheaper Memory: Thanks iPod Nano? mentions, “Consumers may enjoy short-term price drops on flash memory-based products thanks in part to the iPod Nano.” If you are looking to buy another memory card for your digital camera, this fall may be the time. I knew that I liked the iPod Nano; now I have […]
Did you ever think that you could see color photographs from the early 20th century? Believe it or not, you can. Visit the Library of Congress online exhibition, The Empire That Was Russia: The Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record Recreated. These color photographs from Russia were made between about 1907 and 1915. The photographer used a special […]
I bought a new monopod recently and that seemed like a great excuse to take a photo safari to the St. Louis Zoo. The monopod, in case you are curious, is an Adorama Podmatic ($89.95) and I stuck a Sunpak Compact Ball Head ($19.95) on top.