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Shoot the Moon

Another handheld shot of the moon with the Nikon P90 point-and-shoot. From: Terrierman's Daily Dose To order the book.. [Author: PBurns]
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The best Black Friday Camera deals for 2020

Time for a new digital camera? Here are the best Black Friday camera deals available now from major retailers.
Tags: Deals, Photography, Trends, Nikon, Canon, Black Friday 2020


Nikon Offers Free Online Photography Courses During the Holidays

A quick heads up. From November 23rd through December 31st, you can stream for free all classes offered by Nikon School Online. Normally priced at $15-$50 per course, this 10-course offering covers Fundamentals of Photography, Dynamic Landscape Photography, Macro Photography, Photographing Children and Pets, and more. Finding the courses on the Nikon site is not very intuitive. To access the courses, click here and then scroll down the page until you see a yellow button that says “Watch Full Ve...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Photography, College, Digital Photography, Harvard University, Online Courses, Annie Leibovitz, Nikon, Facebook Twitter, Petapixel Related Content, Stanford Prof Marc Levoy Learn Digital Photography, Nikon School Online Normally


Work Bag Reboot

 Last week's trip was a short one for a product launch. Basically it was "Fly there, get picked up at the airport and shuttled to a somewhat remote resort hotel, get shuttled to the range the next day, back to the hotel, then back to the airport and fly home."While it would have been absolutely legal for me to bring a firearm, the allure of not having to check a bag was a strong one. Truthfully, I felt the absence of a pocket knife more than I did the lack of a gun; the threat envelope was virtu...
Tags: Guns, Nikon, Canon, Tam, Tom, Tom Givens, Gear Ho, Pickcher Takin, Maxpedition Fliegerduffel


Angelina Jolie to Direct ‘Unreasonable Behaviour’, the Story of War Photographer Don McCullin

It’s been a few years since Angelina Jolie got behind the camera as a director. The last film she helmed was First They Killed My Father in 2017, but soon she’ll be working on another true story in Unreasonable Behaviour, the story of British war photographer Don McCullin. And this time she’ll be getting some help from another superstar actor, with Tom Hardy stepping up to produce. Based on Don McCullin’s autobiography published in 1992 (and updated in 2017), the film will tell the story of ...
Tags: Amazon, London, Movies, Drama, Berlin Wall, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Angelina-Jolie, Raf, Nikon, Don McCullin, Tom Hardy, Baker, True Story, north London, Dean Baker


Pack up the old kit bag...but with what?

 Let me preface this post by saying I still want a Nikon Df. Unfortunately, these unique retro Nikons are still over a grand on the used market. Since I use Canons for work and just shoot my Nikons for fun, that's more than I can justify shelling out on a camera body.Blog friend Jim had stumbled into a screaming deal on one and, having been mostly out of the SLR game since the film days, he wrote to see if I had any suggestions for a budget-friendly lens kit. After a bit of research on the inter...
Tags: Guns, Logitech, Vr, Nikon, Dslr, Canon, Tam, Nikkor, Jim, Nikons, Pickcher Takin, Mart Mart


Press “F” to pay respects...

 Although it was rumored early last month, it seems to have quietly become official: Nikon is listing the F6, its last pro 35mm film body, as “old product” on their website.Rumors have swirled for years about whether the F6 was actually still in production or not. The film market collapsed so rapidly at the dawn of the DSLR age that Canon and Nikon were selling off New-Old-Stock inventory for years. Still, every now and again a guy on a forum would report buying a new F6 and finding a letter in ...
Tags: Guns, History, Nikon, Dslr, Canon, Tam, Kevin, Teh Intarw3bz, Pickcher Takin


Camera Problem

I’ve got a small problem with the Nikon P610. By this I mean I was walking through the woods with the camera over my back, and in some kind of freak accident, a vine got caught on a tripod mount and ripped a quarter-sized hole in the middle base of the housing next to the battery door. I’ve patched it with glue and a bit of plastic cut from an ice tea jug. The camera still works, but it may not be long for this world. Going to add tape across the battery area, and we’ll ...
Tags: Pets, Nikon, PBurns


Best Black Friday Camera Deals 2020: Canon, Nikon, and Sony

Time for a new digital camera? Here are the best Black Friday camera deals available now from major retailers.
Tags: Deals, Photography, Trends, Sony, Nikon, Canon, Canon Nikon, Black Friday 2020


Nikon Will Let You Use Its Cameras as High-End Webcams

Nikon has at last released software that turns your fancy DSLR or mirrorless camera into a high-end webcam. From a report: Other major camera makers have rolled out similar tools in the last several months, as video calls became much more prevalent amid stay-at-home measures to combat COVID-19. The free Webcam Utility Software is available in beta for both Windows 10 and macOS. Along with video conference calls, Nikon suggests you can use a mirrorless camera or DLSR for livestreaming as well, ju...
Tags: Tech, Nikon, Dslr


Panasonic’s Hybrid Live Camera, YouTube Shopping, and More

Each week we bring you Video: Explored, a live show featuring news, interviews, and insight into all things video, marketing, and brand growth. This post is the show notes from last week’s episode, but you can tune in live each Thursday to join the conversation. Subscribe and get alerted by clicking here. Panasonic’s new LUMIX BGH1 Panasonic announced their first box camera (sensor in a box; no screen, bring your own accessories). It’s the same exact sensor as the GH5s (a...
Tags: Google, Movies, Youtube, China, Panasonic, Nikon, Shopify, Atomos, Panasonic Gh4, Ndi, Nikon Z6, YouTube Shopping, Video Marketing Minute, Atomos Connect, Panasonic BGH1


Best Black Friday camera deals 2020: Lowest prices on Canon, Nikon, and Sony

Time for a new digital camera? Here's what we expect to see among this year's Black Friday camera deals.
Tags: Deals, Photography, Trends, Sony, Nikon, Canon, Canon Nikon, Black Friday 2020


Chinese billionaire Jack Ma and AMD CEO Lisa Su have a new tech strategy: shoot the moon

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Get Insider Tech straight in your inbox by subscribing here  This week: Jack Ma and AMD CEO Lisa Su are shooting for the moon Jack Ma Stephane Mahe/Reuters Good news, there's water on the moon, and soon, there will even be WiFi on the moon.Netflix has a new animated movie out called "Over the Moon."And Elon Musk unlocked...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Hollywood, Enterprise, Microsoft, Yahoo, Washington, Softbank, Trends, Intel, Ap, Earth, Netflix, Alibaba, Xbox


Automotif CXCI...

 Barring something freakish in November...which is not at all out of the question in 2020...Thursday was probably the last sunny, 80 degree day to take a leisurely outdoor lunch on the patio at Fat Dan's.I was enjoying a Fat Burger with cheese and sliced jalapenos, accompanied by fries and a frosty pint of Toppling Goliath's Pseudo Sue, when there came an angry rumbling noise burbling southward on College Avenue... Gojira! When you drive a car painted like that, it's probably no surp...
Tags: Guns, Nikon, Canon, Tam, Dan, Zoom zoom, Automotif, Pickcher Takin


Nikon Just Gave its Full-Frame Z6 and Z7 Mirrorless Cams a Much-Needed Refresh

Nikon’s first full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Z6 and Z7, were more than respectable entries to the market. The Z6 even gave some of Sony’s cameras a run for their money when it came to video. Two years after launch, Nikon is giving its top two mirrorless cams a much needed revamped with the Z6II and Z7II.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cameras, Sony, Mirrorless Cameras, Nikon, Full Frame Cameras, Nikon Z6, Nikon Z7, Nikons Top Full Frame Mirrorless Get A Refresh, Nikon Z7ii, Nikon Z6ii


Winning Images from the 2020 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

Nikon has announced the winners of its Small World Photomicrography competition for 2020. From top to bottom above, the development of a clownfish embryo by Daniel Knop, crystals by Justin Zoll, and a bogong moth by Ahmad Fauzan. You can check out the competition winners from past years, all the way back to 1975. (via @dnabeck) Tags: best of   best of 2020   photography [Author: Jason Kottke]
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The year's best microscopic images reveal an eerie and breathtaking world that most of us never see

A bogong moth. Ahmad Fauzan/Nikon Small World The Nikon Small World contest highlights the best microscope images taken each year. This year, the contest received more than 2,000 entries from people in 90 countries. The winning image of 2020, of a young zebrafish threaded with neon-orange lymphatic vessels, reveals the species could help researchers find treatments for brain diseases.  Other winning images include a rainbow snail tongue, a curled-up chameleon embryo, and the intricate mesh...
Tags: Trends, National Institutes of Health, Nikon, Alexa, Daphnia, Ariel Waldman, Nikon Small World, Chris Perani, Susie Neilson Dave Mosher, Ahmad Fauzan Nikon, Daniel Castranova, Brant Weinstein Bakary Samasa, Bakary Samsara, Daniel Knop, Igor Siwanowicz, Nikon Small World Here


The best budget binoculars

Many binoculars are expensive, but a great pair of binoculars doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact, there are many good picks under $120, with many priced far below that. The Nikon 8248 ACULON A211 10x50 Binocular is our top budget pick because it's versatile, lightweight, and doesn't skimp on image quality.Finding the right pair of binoculars starts with a purpose.You might be looking for the best binoculars for birding, in which case, you'll want something lightweight and compact to hold fo...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Nikon, Binocular, Bushnell, Bak, Porro, Strathspey, Les Shu, Bushnell Falcon, Insider Picks 2020, Insider Picks Guides


Zeiss' $6,000 Full-Frame ZX1 Is An Intriguing Little Camera with a Ridiculous Price Tag

Putting full-frame sensors into smaller and smaller compact bodies is all the rage nowadays. Nikon did it with the Z5, Panasonic did it with the S5, and just last month Sony joined the crowd with the new A7C. After announcing its compact full-frame camera more than two years ago, Zeiss’ $6,000 ZX1 has finally become…Read more...
Tags: Photography, Science, Photoshop, Cameras, Sony, Digital Cameras, Panasonic, Nikon, Lightroom, Zeiss, Consumer Tech, Full Frame Cameras, The Zeiss Zx1 Is Real, Zx1, Intriguing Little Camera


This Week’s Hottest Deals from Best Buy Canada

Best Buy Canada has released this week’s online flyer deals! Shop online and you’ll find the hottest deals on headphones, computers, fitness products, kitchen items, and much more! Here are the top deals: Save 15% when you spend $500 or more on a minimum of 2 select Google Nest products. Excludes Google Pixel, Pixel Book, Pixel Slate and Pixel Buds. Get a free Lenovo smart clock with any Google Nest security camera or doorbell. Save $500.00 off Samsung 75RU7100 4K and Samsung HW-T650 now $1,49...
Tags: Google, Shopping, Samsung, Best Buy, Canada, Nikon, Lenovo, Sound Bar, Kitchenaid, Canadian Deals & Coupons, Best Buy Canada, Google Nest, SANUS Str Dev Panel


Nikon’s latest optics offer features unique to the Z lens line

Nikon is continuing to build its line-up of Z-lenses with the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.2 S and the Nikkor Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Nikon, Mirrorless Lens, Nikon Z


Open Mike: My Top 10 Favorite Cameras of All Time*

["Open Mike" is the Editorial page of TOP, which is sometimes off-topic but not today.] - In no particular order, but roughly chronologically: Zeiss Ikon Contaflex B. This belonged to my father, who let me use it when I was a kid. It was an SLR with a fixed 50mm ƒ/2.8 Tessar lens, and I believe a leaf shutter. I loved it, especially the shutter sound. I had a job at a Kentucky Fried Chicken stand when I was 14, and left it on the electrical junction box outside when I was unlocking the store o...
Tags: Photography, Japan, Germany, Old, ISO, Cameras, Porsche, Sony, Rob, Olympus, Nikon, Canon, Leica, Zeiss, Konica Minolta, Mamiya


“Stay tuned” says Panasonic director – The GH6 is coming

The hypothetical Panasonic GH6 has been long-rumoured with little but radio silence from Panasonic. And while the Panasonic GH5 was only released in early 2017, rumours of the GH6 have been around since early 2019. It’s started to feel a little like the Nikon D400. Recently, in an interview with CineD, Panasonic Imaging director Yasuke […] The post “Stay tuned” says Panasonic director – The GH6 is coming appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Panasonic, Nikon, Micro Four Thirds, Yasuke, Yosuke Yamane, GH6, Panasonic GH6, Panasonic Imaging


Nikon Z 5 Review: Full-frame but too slow

The Z 5 is Nikon's cheapest full-frame mirrorless, but at what cost?
Tags: Photography, Trends, Nikon, Mirrorless, Full Frame Mirrorless, Nikon Z 5


Automotif CLXXXII...

 Out picking up some shandies at the local 21st Amendment the other night, I was greeted by quite the sight in the parking lot when I emerged with my purchases. In comparison to the screaming orange McLaren, the Zed Drei...even with its top dropped...was as pedestrian as a Fairmont wagon with mismatched hubcaps.They say that Zoomers aren't interested in cars or driving anymore, that they just want to live in an entirely virtual world on their phones while being Ubered around in the back of gene...
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Shoot the Moon

No deer out tonight, as a bush-hog had just shaved down a berm over looking the flood plains, so I decided to try to take a picture of the moon in daylight. The white dot near the center of the first picture, low on the horizon, is the moon taken at the same time as the picture at bottom. All three pictures were taken with a hand-held point and shoot Nikon P90. From: Terrierman's Daily Dose To order the book.. [Author: PBurns]
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With classes and cameras, NYC Salt gives underrepresented youth a voice

A new partnership is helping NYC Salt further its mission of inspiring underserved youth
Tags: Photography, New York, Trends, Nikon, Photography Classes, Coronavirus Pandemic


These are the best cheap camera deals for September 2020

Amateur and professional photographers to take advantage of digital camera deals and bundle offers that pop up fairly often. Read on for our up-to-date list of the best camera deals for 2020.
Tags: Deals, Photography, Trends, Nikon, Canon, Camera Deals


Automotif CLXXX...

1985 Toyota Celica GT-S convertible. All convertible Third Generation Celicas were done here in the U.S. by ASC of California; 200 in the '84 model year and a couple thousand for the '85 model year, which was the end of the line for the angular A60 3rd Gen body style.The U.S. market was hungry for convertibles in the mid-'80s, having gone through a serious convertible drought for the last decade or so, largely due to stringent rollover standards. The American Sunroof Corporation handled factory...
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How to use just about any camera as a webcam for video calls

  Webcams are in demand as more people are working from home, but it has also created a supply shortage. Traditional camera companies, such as Canon, Nikon, and GoPro, have released software that lets you turn a regular camera you may already own — or want to buy — into a webcam. If you need a webcam and are willing to invest in a camera that you can also use for photography or videography, here are several options. We also break down how to use just about any camera as a webcam, and the soft...
Tags: Mac, Trends, Sony, Fujifilm, Nikon, Ed Lee, Canon, Elgato, Lee, Canon EOS, Canon DSLR, Nikon DSLR, Canon Nikon, Nikon Inc, Facebook Live YouTube, GFX