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Nikons Week 3

I lied.  In the last blog, I mentioned I would talk about my wide-angle lens and the built in focus stacking option, but I have not finished testing this yet.  So I will tell you about the amazing dynamic range of the sensor instead!

Last weekend I went out kayaking and came across a great back lit, edge of light situation, one of the most dramatic lighting situations you can find.  If you follow my work, you will know I seek out these "edge of light" situations...

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Working with my Nikons Week 2

So here is what I have been up to and my observations. My first order of business was to micro adjust, or in Nikon terms, AF-fine tune, my two long lenses; the Tamron 150-600mm and the Tamron 100-400mm...

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One week into my Nikons

I have had my Nikon 850’s a little more than a week now and people are asking how it’s going.  I feel like a student flunking Photo 101.  The learning curve is huge and I am reading articles or watching video every day...

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The Decision

As many of you know I have been a long time Canon user and enthusiast. Few of you know my history with camera systems. I have switched brands three times due to advances in technology...I recently had the opportunity to test the Nikon D850 vs. the Canon 5D Mark IV on a hot day here in Sacramento. With the temperature close to 100 degrees, I shot both cameras side by side and used no long exposure noise reduction on either camera...After seeing the results of this test, I ordered 2 Nikon D850 bodies, batteries, XQD cards, etc. from Hunt’s Photo.  My second “Nikon period” will begin and my second “Canon Period” will end. Read the full account in this blog.

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LEWIS KEMPER is widely recognized as a photographer, writer, and instructor, lecturing throughout the United States. To learn more, click here.

 

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