Category: Reviews

Review: Nikon D750 can see in the dark

Review: Nikon D750 can see in the dark

Firstly, yes we know this is a terrible photo. It’s not supposed to be the best Milkyway you’ve ever seen. It was taken as a test shot for the new Nikon D750. Let’s start by talking about what you know about the Milkway. We’re guessing there’s 3 basic things. Firstly, its […]

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Can anyone spot the focus point?

Review (Sony NEX 6): Our Sony NEX 6 weekend at a Kentucky Derby party

We’re still hunting for the perfect big sensor point and shoot for the long hikes we take. You can see how we summed up our interactions with the Fuji X-Pro1 (ambivalent), Nikon V1 (liked), and the Olympus EP-2 (hated) at the various links. Last weekend was the chance for Sony’s […]

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Calistoga Walnut Grove 2

Review (Fuji X-Pro1): Our Fuji X-Pro1 weekend in Calistoga

Ah Calistoga, home of the wine country, heart of Napa. Place where I drank beer. Oops. It’s a truly magnificent area. You should visit. We spent the weekend hiking with the new FujiFilm X-Pro1 brick. There I said it, it’s a brick. It’s a fabulous brick. It looks old-skool and […]

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Mt Helana Summit

Review (Nikon V1): Our Nikon V1 weekend atop Mt. Helena

I’m still looking for the perfect camera to carry in my hand as I spend 3 days hiking the Grand Canyon. Having dismissed the 4/3rds cameras as “shit” (read the full review here) I decided to try to the Nikon V1. You’ll recall that I was unhappy with the 4/3rd’s […]

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East Brother Lighthouse Lamp

Review (Olympus EP-2): Our 4/3rds Weekend at East Brother Light Station

As you know my lovely wife and I are about to hike the Grand Canyon. This epic 3 day walk, carrying all our gear will probably kill me, but that’s OK because I intend to leave some lovely photos of the event for my descendants to quibble over. The problem […]

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