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Nikon School : DSLR Video Workshop

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

We switched from Olympus to Nikon when we went from film to digital more than a decade ago. While the Nikon DSLR gear we have is video-capable, we rarely used it for video [...]

Urban Safari : Snowy Eagle on Plum Island

January 10, 2014 // 1 Comment

Now  that a Bald Eagle in Boston is no longer news, how about seeing a Snowy Owls on Plum Island? A Snowy Owl sighting is somewhat more likely than glimpsing a Bald [...]

Zuiko to Nikon adapter FirstLook

October 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

When we worked at Kodak’s digital imaging group in the early 90’s, a 1.2MP camera was strictly for professionals. Digital camera technology has changed a lot [...]

Nikkor 18-300mm Zoom FirstShots

July 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

We  gave RainyDayPhotography readers a quick FirstLook of the brand new AFS-DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens yesterday. Today, we thought we would show some of [...]

Nikkor 18-300mm Zoom FirstLook

July 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

When  we purchased our first Nikon DX camera (D40), it came with an 18-55mm kit lens. Knowing that we would want to “reach out” further, we purchased a [...]

Urban Safari: Backyard Adventures

July 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

A  bright red cardinal has been visiting the bird feeder in the RainyDayGarden these past few weeks. For days, we have been stalking this elusive visitor, but despite our [...]

Lensbaby Macro

May 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

We  have been on a bit of a macro-photography binge lately. We have done some fun and creative things with the Lensbaby in the past. A recent “ah ha” moment [...]

Sigma 50-500mm zoom FirstUse

April 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

Yesterday’s “Macro at the Mall” write-up got us thinking: wouldn’t it be interesting to follow the macro piece with something from the other end of [...]

Urban Safari : Macro at the Mall

April 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Taking closeup and macro photos is a lot easier when the air is still. Even a light breeze can set things swaying back and forth, ruining the focus. Waiting for things to [...]

Sigma Zoom “Bigma” FirstLook

March 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

A  long zoom lens is helpful when you can’t, don’t want to, or are otherwise legally restricted from getting too close to your subject. The zoom lens we use on [...]
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