Nikon Z 24-200mm – First Impressions

Nikon Z 24-200mm – First Impressions

So, as mentioned in a previous post, a couple of weeks ago I traded in some of my photo gear and got myself, among others, a Nikon Z 24-200mm lens. Note: if you're into minimalist gear, the Nikon Z 24-200mm might be the lens for you. Here are a few first impressions: The Nikon Z [...]

On Replacing Your Photo Gear

On Replacing Your Photo Gear

During this ongoing coronavirus pandemic, I've truly embraced minimalism and, with the help of Marie Kondo's book and Netflix series, I've reorganized my place, my image files and everything else in between. And while I've done it several times, I'm yet to be completely done. Not just yet. In an effort to continue reorganizing, restructuring [...]

On Investing in New Photo Gear…

On Investing in New Photo Gear…

In a COVID-vaccine (but not quite post-COVID) time Now that the coronavirus vaccines are here and people are actually getting vaccinated, there are signs that hope might not be all lost and that there might be life after COVID. But does that mean that, as photographers, we should go ahead and invest in new gear [...]

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 – First Impressions

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, [...]

On Choosing Your Photo Gear

On Choosing Your Photo Gear

On Choosing Your Photo and Lighting Gear, and More   When it comes to photo gear, there are plenty of choices out there. Sky is the limit, as they say...or maybe the limit is how much you can afford or is reasonable for you to spend based on your immediate and near-future photographic needs. I [...]