Gear

Take it from me-I learned the hard way on this score-don’t buy gear or gadgets for your camera kit until you KNOW you will use it. My closet and basement are full of backdrops, reflectors, props, stands any other sundry items that I purchased on a whim in case I ever needed them. Guess what…some […]

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Had another outing today with new Nikon D7000 and the 18-200 VR lens. You may recall my post of Sept. 4, 2011 where I sang the virtues of this great lens-how sharp it is even extended all the way to the long end of its telephoto range. That post included a photo that was taken […]

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Every photographer who gets serious about the craft figures this out sooner or later. All the features of the best camera body means nothing if you don’t have a good, sharp lens. High resolution? Nah, that just uses memory. Better burst modes? Nope, again, more data to take up hard drive storage.  Improved shutter lag? […]

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Thinking of giving a digital camera as a gift this Christmas? Before you open your wallet, make sure the camera you are buying is the camera you want. Thanks to digital cameras in all their incarnations (camera phones, web cams, Flip Videos, pocket cameras, digital SLRs and more), it is possible to capture an image […]

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