Nikon Software: It's Consistently Bad, If Nothing Else (The Story of SnapBridge)

August 22, 2016  •  2 Comments
Nikon Software: It's Consistently Bad, If Nothing Else (The Story of SnapBridge) I've been a Nikon shooter for over a decade. In the past, a third party produced much of the software that shipped with Nikon cameras. Over the past couple years, the company has taken on its own software design and development, resulting in a truly sad state of affai...
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EyeFi mobiPRO WiFi SD Card: A Preliminary Review

December 13, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Perhaps you’re familiar with Eyefi SD cards. They initially filled a niche market where they added wireless capabilities to cameras, allowing them to connect with Mobile Smart Connected Devices (a term coined by IDC Research that generally includes smartphones, tablets, e-Readers etc.). With the wireless connection users could immediately add high...
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Nikon D750: Thoughts From a Fashion & Portrait Photographer (Updated)

December 09, 2015  •  3 Comments
Summary When shooting primarily fashion and fashion portraiture, the Nikon D750 is mostly good, occasionally bad, but never ugly. I think it is a fine mid-range, general purpose camera that many photographers, including wedding and perhaps some sports photographers, would appreciate. Here are a couple of my favorite images shot with the D750....
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It's Not Your Ordinary Flash: What I Like About the Phottix Mitros+

June 12, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Phottix Mitros+: Not Your Ordinary Flash For a very long time, I have had an aversion to speedlights. I certainly know how to use them, but never appreciated some of their constraints. For example, unless using an external battery pack, they are notorious for their inconsistent power output, particularly as the batteries lose their charge. Addition...
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Large Images: Fast Import: Here's How You Do It In Mac OS X

May 03, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Large Images, Fast Import: Here’s How You Do It For many years, Apple’s now discontinued application, Aperture, was my primary raw converter and asset manager. Optimized fairly well for Mac OS X, importing files from storage media was relatively quick and painless. This was true for managed files (those that were stored inside the catalog) as well...
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