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Nikon Z8 & Z9: BEST Bird-In-Flight AF Settings

Looking for the best bird-in-flight (BIF) autofocus settings for your Nikon Z8 or Z9? Don’t worry, you know I got your back!

In this video, we’ll cover all the best AF settings for your Z8 or Z9. We’ll look at relevant menu settings, I’ll show you how to get the …

Posted in Nikon Gear, Techniques, Using Your Gear, Wildlife
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Exclusive: Nikkor 90th Anniversary Interview

As many of my readers know, Nikon is commemorating the 90th anniversary of its Nikkor lenses, which is a perfect time to reflect on what an astonishing journey it’s been. From the first Aero-Nikkor in 1933 to the modern lenses we use today, it’s a rich legacy of glass that’s …

Posted in Nikon Gear, Opinions
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Nikon Z8 2.0 Firmware!

Nikon has just released firmware 2.0 for the Z8! Below is the press release for this highly anticipated update but to make things easier I’ve listed the main features, update link, and a firmware install video below. Also, note that I didn’t have early access to this one, so the …

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Make ISO 12,800 Look Like ISO 400: A Lightroom Denoise Master Class

A Master Class On Lightroom Denoise!

This video is a master class on Lightroom Denoise! If you want to see my techniques for making ISO 12,800 look like ISO 400, you’re gonna love this! It’s the BEST way to fix a noisy photo! 

In fact, I think the advanced techniques

Posted in Lightroom Tips, Wildlife
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Can YOUR PHOTOS Pass My Sharpness Tests?

So…Are your images sharp – or not?

Are you sure?

One area where people often struggle (LOL, sometimes knowingly, sometimes not) is determining if a wildlife image is sharp or not. What zoom level should you use to examine the images and what telltale signs tell you if you’ve hit …

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5 Pro Secrets To For Great Backgrounds

Backgrounds make or break a wildlife photo…Are yours holding you back? Unfortunately, most wildlife photographers don’t apply the techniques in this video – and it shows!

If you want to take your wildlife photos to the next level, you gotta start with the background. In this video, I’ll show you …

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AF Speed: Do You Have It All Wrong?

It’s time to clear out the myths and mysteries regarding AF speed. If you want a higher keeper rate with any lens, you’ll love this one!

In this video, we’ll answer these questions:

How fast does a subject have to move in order to outrun the AF speed of your …

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Nikon Z9 With 4.1 Firmware: The New King Of Birding?

Is there a new king for subject detection with birds?

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been putting the Z9 with firmware 4.1 to the test – and I’ve been doing it alongside the Sony a1.

In this video, we’ll talk about how the Z9 (firmware 4.1) compares to the …

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Nikon 600 PF Tests & Comparisons

In this video / review, I pull out all the stops and put the 600PF through the wringer! We’ll scrutinize sharpness, AF speed, background rendering, focus breathing, VR performance, and I’ll even share the ARCA-SWISS foot I’m using with it!

But it doesn’t stop there – we gotta see how …

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Nikon 600PF First Look Field Review!

Nikon just released their new 600PF VR S series lens, exclusively for the Nikon Z mount! I was fortunate enough to spend some time in the field with the 600PF prior to today’s announcement and I can’t wait to share what I’ve discovered (I was only one of two YouTubers in the …

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