Testing the MegaPixel Monsters.

I looked in my camera backpack this morning and realized I had packed two of the industry’s best DSLR’s ┬áright next to each other; The Leica S2 and the Nikon D800. I reckon it’s time for a field test! C’mon….let’s go see just how...

Nikon V1 performance at ISO 2200

When they announced the new V1 and J1 cameras, people seemed to be generally pleased with the overall specifications from the first mirrorless SLR offerings from Nikon….there was however, the oft-repeated criticism that the sensor was too small. More than a few...

Nikon D800 Field Test- What can 36.2 Megapixels do?

I took a unexpected detour to Magnolia Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina today. The Great Egrets are roosting right now, but unfortunately I only had a 200mm as my longest lens to try to capture these beautiful birds on the nest. They boardwalk through the rookery...

Pentax Delivers! K-5 Special Edition Silver Arrives

Pentax has just delivered the long awaited K-5 Silver Edition camera. Pentax has only produced 100 of these special edition models and the company is expecting a high demand for this camera. 16.3 megapixel CMOS ISO 80-51200, 7 FPS 1080p HD video at 25 FPS smc...

BW in DC- More field testing of the Nikon D800

It’s the first sunny day I’ve had to be able to take the D800 to one of my favorite spots, inside the Lincoln Memorial and put it to the test against this famously super high contrast scene. The 14.4 stops of dynamic range are very evident, (though once my...
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