After waiting for years and years, Nikon finally announces her first mirrorless camera, Nikon Z7. This new mirrorless baby of Nikon goes viral on the net and attracts countless coverage, discussion and hands-on review. Continue reading
The Man Mo Temple is a picturesque tribute to the God of Literature (Man) and the God of War (Mo), both of whom were worshiped by ambitious students looking to succeed in the civil examinations of Imperial China. These involved rigorous systems aimed at finding the best administrative officials for the state. Continue reading
When I test this lens with A7M3, I think I can handle well.
However when it is paired with D850, which is the heaviest DSLR in Nikon line (Except D5 !!), I think I need to workout more. Continue reading
I was looking for a mid-range portrait lens, the Sigma 135mm f1.8. Although the Sony E mount version of S135mm had just been released, I still preferred the Nikon version which could, via an adapter, fit into my Sony A7M3 as well as Nikon D850. Continue reading
Birding is a big challenge for photographers as well as their camera system. Like other high speed action shooting scenario, e.g. Car racing, it requires an instant AF response and solid tracking capability. However, it will be even more challenging in birding. Considering that the subject (bird) is so small compared to an ordinary subject e.g. ra Continue reading
If you know me, you should know I am not a fans of wide angle lens. Most of the time I use telephoto lens, i.e. 85mm or above, to create a tight and themed picture.
After years of shooting, I begin to learn some of the best pictures; landscape, flower and astrophotography, are taken by wide angle lens. I was thinking “Maybe it is time to learn something new?” Continue reading
One day, I am just curious and use my D850 to shoot a dinosaur figure, one of the collections of my son.
This Dino is around 10 feet away from me and i try to focus on his tiny little eye using the “pinpoint” AF function, a new AF mode introduced in D850.
Not bad, considering it is a taken by an old lens and in Wide open (f/1.4) condition (Nikon AF 85mm f1.4D)
I find the speed of Live view AF has been improved significantly in D850 however it still cannot compare with the snapping AF response when using conventional view finder. If you use the live view AF for snap shot, portraiture, landscape, it will be fine it can certainly do the job. However The same does not hold true in speed photography such as taking sport scene.
It seems nowadays DSLR is not a preferred choice for street photography, on the contrary a compact mirrorless camera with retro vintage outlook is more welcomed. Despite the look and “feel”, DSLR is actually a well development system which can serve mostly all purpose of shooting including street photography. Continue reading
His name is “Crypsirina temia” which I have photographed many times.
But I must say this is first time I see such detail of his feather, that’s amazing.
This is the another picture taken D500 with the same AF-S 300mm f4 (Light condition is poor !!) Continue reading
Although it is gradually diminishing in recent decades, you can still find some fishing boats as well as their fishing culture near the market