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This week’s podcast takes a look at two very different topics in the photo industry.  Our first guest Mike Corrado discusses his concert photography and passion projects.  Then we catch up with Photofocus contributor and industry expert Gerard Murphy about photo sharing services like SnapChat and the new Lightroom Mobile. Get the show here  or get […]

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He’s a photographer, an educator and one of the most kind and passionate individuals I’ve had the privilege of working with.  Not only does he represent a rather popular camera company, he also has an incredible eye for portraits and photography of all kind.  Meet the Manager of Nikon Professional Services and New York based […]

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It’s that time of year again where thousands of wedding and portrait photographers gather together in my home town of Las Vegas for some pretty crazy parties.  Oops, I meant, for some pretty great photography education. Besides the amazing vendors and great insight gained from the various speakers, my absolute favorite part of any photography […]

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I recently took a Nikon D5300 camera on a road trip through Las Vegas and Utah.  This is a recent release for Nikon and it’s a camera that has a few new features that really stand out.  The camera also performed much better than the previous model, the 5200, which I tested last year. Things I […]

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I recently got my hands on a Nikon D610 for some testing.  As a D600 owner, I really wanted to see how the camera compared.  I didn’t have the camera for a very long time (about 5 days) but I did put it through its paces and really try it out under tough shooting conditions. […]

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This week’s show features two interviews from different points of view in the photo industry.  Melissa Niu catches up with noted portrait and fashion photographer Kevin Ames to discuss his approach to working with light.  Then Rich Harrington talks to photographer Scott Diussa about his concert photography and work with Nikon.

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You’ve probably heard Scott Bourne insist that all camera owners should read their camera manual from cover to cover.  While I agree with his opinion that this is the best way to learn about your investment in gear, it isn’t always practical.  After all, the manual takes up space and adds weight in your camera […]

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NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE: The Photofocus Podcast Feed HAS CHANGED! Here is the new feed: feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast Download episode here…   or get it on iTunes PLEASE BE PATIENT – OUR SERVERS SEE LARGE LOADS ON PUBLISHING DAYS. THE DOWNLOADS MAY GO SLOWLY BUT THEY WILL FINISH. Rich and Scott catch up post NAB and chat about new gear […]

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I wanted to share a video that I recently shot on HDR.  It was a look at the shooting process produced with a friend of mine, Abba Shapiro.   I went shooting at Great Fall National Park along the Potomac River (think George Washington and a boat).  We look at the whole shooting process on both […]

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On December 1 I announced a contest with @IAEPUB to give away a Nikon camera kit. Today we have a winner. Congrats to  @SixDegreesPGH – you win the kit. Email me your full contact info at [email protected] to claim your prize. If you didn’t win don’t despair. I have two more contests going on – you […]

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NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE: The Photofocus Podcast Feed HAS CHANGED! Here is the new feed: feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast Download episode here…  or get it on iTunes PLEASE BE PATIENT – OUR SERVERS SEE LARGE LOADS ON PUBLISHING DAYS. THE DOWNLOADS MAY GO SLOWLY BUT THEY WILL FINISH. Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne talk about: The new Nikon […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. As many of you know, my personal choice for compact camera has been the Nikon P7000. Read my initial P7000 review (with sample pics) here. It’s been very reliable and I’ve really […]

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Out of the thousands of questions I’ve received here at Photofocus, Nikon v. Canon is right at the top of the list. People ask me this question as if the right answer will be the difference between a successful photo or a failure. Nothing could be further from the truth. I am in a unique […]

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    I am with a group of journalists covering Nikon’s newest lenses and cameras at the Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico. Nikon is hosting us. They have all nine of their newest lenses here for us to try out. Everything from the fixed 200mm F/2 to the updated versions of the 70-200 F/2.8 is […]

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Nikon provided me with a P7000 to play with prior to the camera hitting retail shelves.* I haven’t had extensive time with the camera, but I can tell you that based on my limited time with the product, it’s certainly a game changer – at least for the Nikon faithful. The P7000 doesn’t piggy back […]

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My Nikon D3S makes images at ISO 800 that rival what my older cameras could do at ISO 100. It’s a fact that today’s digital cameras are simply capable of more dynamic range than ever before. But old habits die hard. Back in the film days, we automatically shot at the lowest ISO we could […]

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Yesterday Nikon announced the D3100 and four new lenses. The D3100 is a game changer for those who shoot video and here’s why. 1. Price – The Nikon D3100 will be available in September for $699.95, which includes AF-S NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR image stabilized lens. That’s a LOW price for a camera with these […]

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THIS CONTEST CLOSED. I love giving away cameras. This time we’re offering some Nikon love. The hot new Nikon D300s to be exact. Here’s how to enter for your chance to win… First, go to Twitter and if you don’t already have an account there, set one up. It’s free. Then follow me – Scott […]

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Nikon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer’s Guide Authors: Jim White and Tony Sweet Publisher: Focal Press (Elsevier) Review by Conrad J. Obregon Every new Nikon digital single lens reflex camera (DSLR) comes with a detailed manual explaining the camera’s controls and capabilities. These manuals have little information on the practical application of the controls and capabilities […]

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Nikon’s D3 was a ground-breaking camera. When I switched from Canon to Nikon about 16 months ago, it was primarily the D3 that got me to take the plunge. It’s simply an amazing camera in every way. One of the reasons the camera is so special is that Nikon decided to limit the pixel count […]

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I’m buying the D300s because of the video capability – or what Nikon calls D-Movie mode – Nikon has really paid attention to what its customers want according to the latest Nikon camera announcement. The D300S is a new DSLR that as a camera, will fill the pro-sumer niche. It’s not quite a D3 or […]

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