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September 12th, 2014

Nikon Announces D750, 20mm f/1.8 lens and SB-500 Video Speedlight

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Nikon D750
Nikon has just announced several new products, including the 24.3 MP FX-format CMOS sensor D750. Including the EXPEED 4 Images Processing Engine, the camera has an ISO range of 100-12,800 (50-51,200 extended) with a 51-point AF system. The Advanced Multi-Cam 3500-FX II AF tracks wildlife at a 6.5 fps burst rate. With the same Full … 
September 11th, 2014

Summer Storms Assignment Winner Bryan Snider

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'High Desert Shelf Cloud' by Bryan Snider
Congratulations to Bryan Snider for winning the Summer Storm Assignment! “I spend most of my summer in Arizona chasing storms all over the state. During the past couple of years, I’ve chased 10,000+ miles each year in search of beautiful landscapes and storms.  In fact as a photographer/storm chaser my goal isn’t simply photographing weather.  Instead, … 
August 12th, 2014

Lazy Summer Days Assignment Winner Gerry Groeber

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'TheField' by Gerry Groeber
Congrats to Gerry Groeber for winning the Lazy Summer Days Assignment! “I originally set out to capture the setting sun in line with the rows of a cornfield in June 2014. I had scoped out this location in Mesa, AZ, several day before. When the clouds were right, I drove to the location, but was … 
June 26th, 2014

Nikon Announces D810

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Nikon D810
Nikon has just announced the new 36.3 megapixel CMOS sensor D810 – the much anticipated upgrade from the D800 and D800E that were released in 2012. While the D810 isn’t a complete overhaul, there are some key features that photographers will be eager to explore with some hands on testing. One is the removal of … 
May 20th, 2014

Photo Of The Day by Kathleen Wasselle Croft

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Wildflower Sunset by Kathleen Wasselle Croft
Kathleen Wasselle Croft’s Wildflower Sunset epitomizes the wildflower season. In this area, the San Francisco Peaks of Northern Arizona, wildflower season is in the summer, rather than springtime.  
May 14th, 2014

Photo of the Day by Dustin Penman

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Lone Tree' by Dustin Penman
Today’s Photo of the Day is entitled “Lone Tree” by Dustin Penman and was submitted to the Wildflower Assignment. Yes, more lupines. I was indoctrinated by my home state with an affinity for our state flower – the bluebonnet - in early childhood, so I admit my slight bias. But what really drew me to Penman’s composition … 
May 14th, 2014

Nikon Announces New 400mm Telephoto, Teleconverter, Additions to Nikon 1 System

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Nikkor AF-S 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR
**Update 5/15/2014: The kit prices for the Nikon 1 J4 in the original Press Release are incorrect. Here are the corrected prices: J4 w/ 10-30PD – $599.95 J4 w/ 10-30PD & 30-110 – $849.95 (originally listed as $1049.95 in press release) J4 w/ 10-100 – $1049.95 (originally listed as $849.95 in press release) —- Nikon has just announced … 
May 9th, 2014

Behind The Scenes – HDVideoPro Editor, Neil Matsumoto’s One On One With Filmmaker/Photographer Corey Rich

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Corey Rich On Location
For Rich, the concept and look of the videos evolved during production. During the planning stage, Rich thought the videos were going to be a glimpse inside the professional photographer’s world but as they began making them, he realized he wanted the videos to be a teaching tool rather than profiles. “We really wanted to pass along lessons in each of the videos,”… 
April 11th, 2014

Leading Lines Assignment Winner Dustin Penman

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Stormy Morning' by Dustin Penman
Congrats to Dustin Penman for winning the Leading Lines Assignment! “I captured this while visiting Washington State’s ‘Second Beach’ in the Olympic National Park in December. After spending the previous five days in the cold rain, soaked to the bone alongside my photographer buddy Marco Crupi, we arrived at the beach just prior to sunrise with a light rain falling … 
March 18th, 2014

Photo of The Day by Justin Russo

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Rabbit Run' by Justin Russo
Wild Cottontail rabbits typically live along the perimeter of large open fields or meadows so they can enjoy the grass and vegetation. In today’s Photo of the Day, Justin Russo caught this cottontail mid-run making his way towards the forest near New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada. Cottontails can run up to 18 mph in a zigzag …