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The Image Doctors #144

When to “go big”

Previously, we talked about the “going small” approach to photography. This week, we discuss the pros and cons of “going big.” Do you really need a large camera system? Is your smartphone camera enough?

The Image Doctors #142

Nikon 800mm f/6.3 PF lens review

This week, we’re joined by our good friend and colleague, Eric Bowles. Eric is the Director of the Nikonians Academy, and he recently purchased the Nikon 800mm f/6.3 PF lens for Z-mount. We sit down to discuss his initial thoughts on this super-telephoto lens, and how he’s been using it in his own photography.

Example Images (© Eric Bowles)

South Dakota – Custer State Park
Packing the 800mm f/6.3 PF lens in a Think Tank backpack

The Image Doctors #141

Understanding Image Stabilization Systems

Most, if not all, of today’s digital cameras offer some form of image stabilization (IS) system. Today we’ll give an overview of the different types of IS systems, and what you need to know about using them in the field.

New APS-C Canon Mirrorless Cameras Announced

Earlier this week, Canon introduced the EOS R7 and R10, two new APS-C (1.6x crop) mirrorless digital cameras. The Canon R7 is a 33 megapixel camera which may appeal to wildlife photographers, while the Canon R10 is a 24 megapixel camera clearly targeted towards everyday consumers.

The Image Doctors #138

How to handle busy or visually overwhelming locations

Have you ever been to a location where there is just so much stuff that you don’t know where to begin? It might be a forest, a city street, or a junkyard like Old Car City, where Jason led a workshop last weekend. In this week’s show, we’ll talk about the challenges busy locations present and ways for approaching them creatively.

Note: Due to travel, we’ll be back on the air May 14th

Travel Photography Workshop with Jason & Rick

We are excited to offer a travel photography workshop Oct. 20-23, 2022 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This is an exclusive, small-group event (6 max) that you won’t want to miss!

The Image Doctors #136

Nikon Z9 firmware 2.0 announced

Today, Nikon announced firmware update 2.0 for the flagship Z9 mirrorless camera. We’ll unpack what’s been announced, what we like, and what improvements we’d still like to see in the Nikon Z9. The new firmware will be available on April 20th, and has lots of major improvements for both still and video capture.

Nikon Z9 Firmware 2.0 details (Nikon USA)