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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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Nikon Z9 4.1 Firmware: Supercharged For Birds!

Nikon just released firmware 4.1 for the Z9 and it includes a brand new subject detection option for birds!

I was fortunate enough to have my Nikon rep bring me a camera with a pre-release sample for some test shooting in Florida and I can’t wait to share what I …

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FPS: The Secret To Better Keepers And Sharper Shots!

Frame rate – it seems pretty simple, right? However, leveraging it the right way can unlock a flood of extra keepers – and even sharper photos! In this video, we’ll tackle everything you see below and more!

What’s the best frame rate for wildlife photography?
Is there a secret frame …

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Nikon 180-600mm Sharpness & AF Speed Tests!

In this video, we’ll do some tests to discover how sharp the Nikon 180-600 is – pitting it against six popular contenders. We’ll compare the Nikon 180-600mm against the Nikon 100-400mm, Nikon 400mm F/4.5, Nikon 800PF, Nikon 500PF, Nikon 600mm TC And Sony 200-600! 

Will it impress? Will it embarrass …

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Pro Secrets: Depth Of Field, Lens Magnification, And Field Of View!

In this video, we’ll explore how you can use an interesting depth-of-field property to improve your photography. In addition, we’ll expand on that first tip and I’ll show some killer tips for background control using lens magnification and field of view!

The topics in this video are seldom discussed – …