Nikon Z6iii: The Story Behind The Photos (and a goldmine of field techniques

In my last video, we covered a complete first-look review of the new Nikon Z6iii for wildlife and bird photography. In this video, we’ll examine how I leveraged the Z6iii in the field to help me get the shots for the review video and a ton of wildlife field …

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Nikon Z6iii First Look Review For Wildlife And Bird Photographers

The Nikon Z6iii is here – and this is the review every wildlife and bird photographer is gonna want to see!

In this review, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the new camera: ergonomics, price, shipping date, the new sensor, ISO performance, buffer performance, frame rate, rolling shutter, …

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11 Pro Secrets To Supercharge Your Wildlife Photography

Psst -wanna know a secret for better wildlife and bird photos? How about 11 of ’em?

So, this video is a little different. I’ve been sharing reels on Instagram and decided to create a long-form video featuring the best ones to date.

I understand that not everyone is active on …

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Sony a9iii Wildlife & Bird Photography Field Review & Sony 300 2.8 Review (Initial Impressions)

I’ve been using the Sony a9iii and 300mm 2.8 in Africa for the past couple of weeks and this video is a first impressions review of both. Most of this video is a field review for the Sony a9iii directed at wildlife and bird photographers. I’ll discuss my thoughts on …

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Is Technology Destroying Photography?

Is technology killing photography?

Warning – you might not like what I have to say.

In this short video, I’ll share my perspective on it and why I believe many view technology as a challenge. I’ll discuss our past, our future, and what I believe is truly unfolding. I’ll also …

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What’s In My Bag? Africa, 2024

It’s time for a NEW “What’s In My Bag, Africa Edition!” Video!

This is the 2024 version so you can see what I currently bring to Africa – and why! We’ll talk cameras, lenses, accessories, computers, backup, and even clothing choices! I also include some alternative ideas for cameras and …

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The #1 Sharpness Killer For Wildlife Shooters

As wildlife and bird photographers, we will go to just about any length to secure tack-sharp photos of our subjects. However, there’s one insidious cause of blurry wildlife and bird photos that often files under the radar – and is the #1 reason for sharpness problems with long glass.

The …

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Nikon Z8 & Z9 Game Changing AF Update: Cycle AF Areas

You gotta try the new GAME CHANGING AF option in the Nikon Z8 and Z9! 

This new feature was introduced with Nikon Z8 firmware 2.0 and Nikon Z9 firmware 5.0 and it’s completely overhauled how I work with AF areas! 

I’ll show you what it is, why you want it …

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Nikon Z8 & Z9 Custom Controls Worksheet

Attention Z8 and Z9 Owners!

Do you find setting your custom controls a little…daunting?

Let’s face it – there are a ton of options and a lot of places to put them on the Z8 and Z9 and keeping track of everything is tough.

That’s why I’ve created this free …

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How To Update Nikon Firmware For Z Series Cameras And Lenses

Do you need to update the firmware for your Nikon Z series camera or lens? No need to worry – I have you covered! Here’s a step by step guide with everything you need to know. We’ll look at downloading the firmware, getting it to the camera, and preventing the …

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