After the critical comments thread died, I thought it might be interesting to see what folks have learned as a result of being a participant on NRF. This includes info via links, inspiration, and support from NIKON. The purpose is to share this in order others might learn also.
To begin, a couple of things recently:
The Brenizer Method.... never heard of it until Pierre put one up on PAD. Looked into this and found PTGui at his suggestion
From the NIKON Digitutor on the D4.... having shot thousands of race cars and bikes, I was of the "old school" where we set shutter speed, and used aperture changes to change exposure. Thus with the automation of the digital world, same thing with the aperture varying. Now, I have learned to set up on "Manual" both aperture and shutter speed and allow the camera to vary the ISO. Wow, never even thought about this. Also, on the D4, using the nine point focus grid on continuous focus to follow so as to solve the low contrast problem on some objects and subsequent loss of focus. And the fact the D4 takes the focal area and switches it to the same relative position in the frame when one moves from horizontal to vertical.
So, these are just a couple of items I have learned on NRF. But this is such an excellent forum for learning, I thought maybe some others could share as well.