Tag Archives: Des Ong

Photographing Tigers with the Nikon Z9

Photographing Tigers with the Z9 by Des Ong (website | Facebook | Instagram, see also his previous guest posts):

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Shooting wildlife with an ancient DSLR camera – by Des Ong

Palla’s Long Tongue Bats, Costa Rica

“Shooting wildlife with an ancient DSLR camera” – by Des Ong (website | Facebook | Instagram, see also his previous guest posts): I feel like a dinosaur, still using a brick that is the Nikon D4s, in 2021. Mirrorless bodies certainly look very interesting and the boy in me is eager to try my hands on the new toys. […]

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My experience of using “consumer” optics, professionally

The post “My experience of using consumer optics, professionally” is by Des Ong  (website | Facebook | Instagram, see also his previous guest posts): As I sit here in a small cabin at the northern tip of Iceland, waiting for a break in the weather, it feels like the appropriate setting to pen this review. I had meant to write […]

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From Snowy Mountains to Tropical Rainforest (part 2)

An Oriental Whipsnake taken with a macro ringflash and the Sigma 150mm.

From Snowy Mountains to Tropical Rainforest (part 2) by Des Ong (website | Facebook | Instagram) – see also his previous [NR] articles It is hard to believe that it’s been a year since Part 1 of this article was published. My traveling schedule is usually back-to-back between destinations during winter and early spring. It wasn’t that […]

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From snowy mountains to tropical rainforest (part 1)

  Another post by Des Ong (website | Facebook | Instagram) with some amazing pictures from the Scottish Highlands and Norwegian Mountain range (see also his previous articles here and here.): As a professional wildlife photographer, mid winter to early spring involves a lot of travel for personal projects and leading photo tours. The working conditions vary tremendously. This year […]

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Using the Nikon D810 for wildlife photography

Des Ong (website | Facebook | Instagram) shares his initial impressions on using the D810 for wildlife photography (see also his previous guest post): A few months ago I had the opportunity to try the D800e as I was looking for a backup body. Some of you may recall from my previous article [link?] that […]

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Wildlife photography: from Coolpix 4200 to Nikon D3s and every camera in between

An excellent guest post by Des Ong (website | Facebook | Instagram) on wildlife photography from Coolpix 4200 to D3s and every camera in between: Hi, I’m Des Ong and I’m a full-time wildlife photographer based in the UK. I’ll come clean – I’ve not always been a Nikon photographer. The first three cameras I owned were […]

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