Category Archive: Gear

Apr 22

First Photos with the Nikon D800

I was delighted to have received the Nikon D800 on Friday, 4/20/2012.  Murphy’s Camera gave me an unexpected call with the fantastic news and I got it the next day.  I had pre-ordered from BHphoto days after the D800 press release and I was still able to get a camera from Murphy’s faster. I am working on a …

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Apr 20

The D800 arrived!

Mar 21

Small Nikon D800 feature that i’m excited about

I just learned that the D800 does have a Silent / Quiet shutter mode.  I have occasionally attracted attention from the shutter noise of the D3 when shooting.  I will be very exited to test out this new feature.  I’ll see what I can do about a decible meter if I can figure out a …

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Jul 18

The search for the perfect wedding photographers’ shoe

For the longest time I have been looking for great shoes to wear while shooting weddings.  The search been long, many malls, outlet stores, specialty stores have all been scoured and searched for just the right shoe for me.  I was looking for a pair of shoes that would look professional and keep me quiet in a church cathedral.   It is …

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Feb 29

Fun with the 105mm 2.8D Micro lens

I picked up a 105mm Micro lens and went to the Krohn Conservatory for a rundown of how this lens is to handle. Overall the contrast is fantastic but thedepth of field is super narrow at 1:1 which all of these were shot at.

Feb 18

My trip to the Eiffel Tower

In March of 2006 I had a chance to go to Europe to study for a shot time.  In that I was able to see this beautiful sight.  I, of course had to bring my D200 with me with the 18-200mm lens and be sure to do my best to capture what I saw, and …

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