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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 …


Mirrorless Shooters: Critical Advice About Battery Life

If you’re a mirrorless shooter, you no doubt have noticed that battery life isn’t quite the same as what we had with our DLSRs. In this video, I’ll cover better ways to measure battery life with our mirrorless cameras and show you how to leverage that information into realistic decisions …


Nikon 180-600mm First Look Review

The wait is over! Nikon has announced the new 180-600mm zoom – and I have a first look review ready and waiting for all of my fellow wildlife photographers!  

A couple of weeks ago, Nikon contacted me and told me this lens was (finally) coming and asked if I …


My Z8 And Z9 Autofocus Setup Guide (For Wildlife Photography)

In this video, I’ll take you step by step through my AF setup for the Nikon Z8 and Z9. First, we’ll visit the Custom Setting menu Focus section and I’ll show you how I set each and every one of the items – and why.

Next, I’ll share my current …


Nikon Z9 vs Sony A1 – Wildlife Shootout

Call me crazy (my wife does), but I’ve decided to dance through the minefield of brand fanatics by publishing a video comparing the Nikon Z9 and the Sony a1 for wildlife photography. As someone who owns and is heavily invested in both systems, I get a LOT of questions from …


AMAZING: Slow Shutter Speed Wildlife Panning

Have you ever wanted to master slow shutter speed wildlife panning? Everything you need to know – and then some – is right here in this video! It’s the ultimate guide to slow shutter speed panning for wildlife and it’s absolutely bursting with tips, techniques, and settings that will help …


How To Beat Lens Fogging

Are you tired of battling fogged lenses? Let’s make sure it never happens again!

In this video, I’ll cover why lenses fog and what you can do to prevent it. We’ll look at steps you can take to keep fogging from happening in both hot, humid conditions and when you …


High Key, High-Contrast B&W For Wildlife

Have you ever wondered how to create amazing high-key, high contrast black and white wildlife photos? Although they appear difficult, it’s actually WAY easer than you think! In this video, I’ll show you the field techniques required to capture the type of image that works well as a high-key B&W …


Nikon 800PF: The Story Behind The Photos

In my last video, we did a general review of the 800PF, but understanding how I used the lens in the field might be even more helpful.

So, in this video, I’ve tossed in a baker’s dozen worth of images I captured with the 800PF and I’ll discuss specific ways …


Nikon 800 PF Review For Wildlife Photographers

Nikon just announced their new 800mm PF and my extensive first-look review for wildlife photographers is ready to go!

In this first-look video, I’ll answer all the burning questions you have about the 800PF. We’ll talk about the specifications, the controls, features, technology, ergonomics, sharpness, rendering, autofocus, VR performance, how …