This Photographer is snapping on Vacation...

August 31, 2012 - Today: Istanbul. In the following few days I will be posting from a variety of places around the Black Sea... I decide...
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Guest Photographer: Jono Slack

August 28, 2012 - In the introduction to this series I said, as part of my attempt to define Fine Art Photography, that it largely exclude...
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Nikon QC and Repairs

August 25, 2012 - Let me skip immediately to the moral of this piece: test your Nikon gear when you first receive it, thoroughly, and if t...
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Sony RX100 Part 2: lens & ISO

August 22, 2012 - In Part 1 of this field review, I came to the conclusion that the XR100 is capable of making exhibition quality prints u...
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Guest Photographer: Russ Barnes

August 18, 2012 - In a genre of photography which is, in my opinion, far too dominated by an official 'look', Russ Barnes' images come alm...
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What is Fine Art Photography?

August 16, 2012 - How to Lose Friends... I am about to launch an ongoing series of Guest Photographers here on the blog and before I show...
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Sony RX100 Part 1: A Viable Camera for Exhibition Quality Prints?

August 14, 2012 - I have to come clean: I have exhibited and sold images from a Sigma DP1. But in general I tend to use larger sensor cam...
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The 28mm F1.8G Nikkor on D800: The "Marmite" lens.

August 10, 2012 - This is quite a controversial lens. Some people I know have taken it out of the box, shot a few frames and sent it strai...
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Visual Memory: Seeing the Past in the Present

August 07, 2012 - Nature has programmed us all to have a keen sense of recognition. Faces, places, paths, plants, animals: we need to be a...
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The D800 Blinkies: How Useful Are They?

August 04, 2012 - First few shots with D800. Review with Highlights Warning turned on. Oh crap, there's a huge blow-out in the sky. Dial...
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24-120 F4G VR and AF

August 02, 2012 - I have to admit to a sneaking sense that something is not quite right with the VRII implementation in this lens. As anot...
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