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Ibex photography in the Swiss Alps with the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens

Ibex photography in the Swiss Alps with the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens by Peter Lütkes: In this article I would like to talk about two things: firstly, the attraction of photographing ibexes, ptarmigans and black grouses with nice colleagues in the Swiss Alps, and secondly, what extended possibilities there are with the […]

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Fotopro Eagle E6 and E9 Tripod / Gimbal-Head / Leveling Base Review

Nikon z7 + Nikkor 14-30mm F4 S lens on the Fotopro E6

Fotopro Eagle E6 and E9 Tripod / Gimbal-Head / Leveling Base Review by Paul Richman All images © Pixels By Paul www.PixelsByPaul.com. Availability and pricing of Fotopro Eagle: Adorama | B&H. INTRODUCTION The Fotopro Eagle E6 and E9 packages each consist of a carbon fiber tripod integrated with a gimbal-head and a leveling-base, topped off with […]

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The Chernobyl Experience

Gas Masks

Today’s guest post on The Chernobyl Experience is by Brook Ward (Website / Facebook / 500px / Flickr / Instagram): Long before I’d ever heard of the HBO Chernobyl television series, I traveled to Ukraine to spend 4 days inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Here’s how that happened and what I experienced….. Believe it or not, […]

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Tiananmen Square 30 years ago with the Nikon F-801 (the fifth view of the “Tank Man”)

Bystanders flee tanks approaching from Tiananmen Square June 5, 1989. At center left between the trees in the background is the man in the white shirt who stopped the line of tanks in the well-known photos, dubbed “Tank Man.” Photo by Terril Jones/AP.

Tiananmen Square 30 years ago with the Nikon F-801 is by Terril Jones who shot the fifth view of the “Tank Man”:

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Birding with the Nikon Z6 and the Nikkor 500 f/4 (fast birds in flight with AF tracking)

Birding with Nikon Z6 and the Nikkor 500 f/4 lens by Cedric Beggue (fast birds in flight taken with Nikon Z6 AF tracking): I own a Z6 since December and decided to take it to its first real challenge in terms of autofocus speed and tracking with my Sigma 500mm F4 Sport lens on European […]

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Bargain pro camera – FX lenses on DX cameras

Bargain Pro Camera – FX Lenses on DX Cameras A Guest Post by Douglas Cape z360.com I am often asked for camera recommendations and my standard reply is the Nikon D5500. The later D5600 is basically the same camera with Snapbridge (an app for phones), which I never use. To make this into a “Pro“ […]

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