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Nikon D500 Initial Report


Posted May 25th, 2016 by

I’ve been shooting with the Nikon D500 for a couple weeks and have to say that Nikon has truly created a beautiful camera. I’ll write up a more-detailed review in our next newsletter, but so far, I am exceedingly impressed. The things I’m liking are: 1. Autofocus performance is top-notch 2. Frame rate at 10 FPS is addictive 3. High ISO performance is excellent 4. Ergonomics are best in class 5. Rear flip-screen is very useful 6. Image quality is excellent   Baby deer. Nikon D500, 200-400mm f/4 The camera “only” costs about $2,000, so I consider it a true

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Tanzanian Safari Workshop

We’ll be photographing the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and at private luxury tent camps throughout Northern Tanzania. All with private Land cruisers, professional wildlife guides, catered meals and excellent accommodations. Yes, it is a long ways off, but start planning now for the trip of a lifetime! We are limiting the size to 12 participants, so…



Galapagos Photo Adventure

Join us for the photo trip of a lifetime on a custom expedition yacht to one of Earth’s most treasured locations! Trip dates September 17-25, 2016

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