First Shots: Canon G1 X Mark II

I’ve been shooting with Canon’s brand new flagship Powershot camera this week, the G1 X Mark II. The original G1 X didn’t really interest me at all. This camera, however, is a different story. I’m still assessing its abilities, but right off the bat I’m impressed with the image quality. The RAW files respond well […]

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Megapixel Madness

Nikon D800 + Ā Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G | 1/250Ā sec, f/2.8, ISO 100 It’s impossible to appreciate fully by simply viewing the downsized images I’m posting here, but from what I’ve seen so far on my monitor at home, files from the Nikon D800 look downright stunning. Ā It seems that the big headline feature of the camera […]

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Growing Up Too Fast

Nikon V1 + 1 Nikkor 10mm f/2.8 + SB-N5 | 1/20 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 My great nephew Julian is now a touch over one month old, and wow, kids grow fast! Last night, he met up with the entire family for the first time. Of course, uncle Jonathan has a camera in tow. The […]

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Running Shiba, Gunning Nikon V1

Nikon V1 + 1 Nikkor 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 15mm | 1/100 sec, f/4.8, ISO 100 Suki and I have been missing on the blog for a while, but we’re back to talk about the Nikon 1 V1! I must admit, when Nikon first announced the Nikon 1, their first mirrorless camera system, I wasn’t terribly […]

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