Tag: Nikon

No Boundaries with the Bokeh Master

Photographing Ron B's show, No Boundaries Up Close and Personal with several Nikon lenses and the Sigma 105mm f/1.4

How and Why I Became a Nikon Photographer

How and Why I Became a Nikon Photographer Let's take a walk down memory lane.... In 2008 I was just about done editing my early drafts of Journeys Through Darkness: A Biography of award-winning, legally blind Nikon photographer Kurt Weston. While I still had Weston's story fresh in my mind, I decided to get more ...

Testing, Testing with Sigma 105mm f/1.4 ART

Testing the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 for Nikon. Product photography.

Lenses and Their Bokeh

Lenses and Their Bokeh Let's look at different lenses and their bokeh I have a confession to make. I've always been aware of bokeh--as part of the background or as the subject, itself--but I've become really interested in bokeh and achieving that pleasant bokeh every photographer seems to be talking about especially after buying my ...

Bokeh 105

Bokeh and the Bokeh Master Attend any workshop or photography class with Nikon Ambassador Vincent Versace and you'll learn not only about photography in general, black-and-white photography in particular and even printing your own images, but also about bokeh and the correct way to pronounce the word, bokeh. What is bokeh? As many might already ...

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 for Nikon on tripod. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 – First Impressions

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 for Nikon - First Impressions My very first prime lens was a Nikon 50mm f/1.8 lens, but, as a portrait photographer I've always wanted a prime f/1.4 lens. And so this past year, I spent months researching, considering and reconsidering my options. While there're several prime f/1.4 lenses ideal for portrait photography, ...

Christmas in NYC. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Merry Christmas!

A Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! It's Christmas Day, and so I wish you all who celebrate a very Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays, too. Frohe Weihnachten! Joyeux Noël Feliz natal! and Feliz Navidad! Craciun Fericit! Buon Natale! Mele Kalikimaka!