Tag: D600

Beating back the wings of darkness

Beating back the wings of darkness

This one’s been in the works for a little while now (it’s tough finding consecutive blocks of time in which to edit), but I wanted to get it…
Just plain ethereal

Just plain ethereal

This is what happens when I start working on something before I have a clear idea in my head (which I generally don’t like doing). I’ve never been…
To have and to behold

To have and to behold

For our first year anniversary, my wife took me out for a picnic and to take photos at the Spirit Ranch here in Lubbock. Though it’s located mere…

Tribute to Richard Matheson

I became aware of Richard Matheson’s work as a child, mainly through my dad’s love of The Incredible Shrinking Man and the Twilight Zone. It wasn’t until much…
Queen Mary panoramic

Queen Mary panoramic gets Explored on Flickr

The Queen Mary panoramic gets Explored on Flickr!!! Woohoo! (if you have no idea what that means, read on…) I learned a lot yesterday. If you think that…
Image Capture app in Max OSX

Lightroom tethering for the D600! (finally… and sorta)

Okay, so there’s still no native tethering in Lightroom for the Nikon D600 as of version 4.4, but I’m frankly sick of waiting. I’m guessing they either forgot…
Focus stacked engagement ring

Focus stacking tutorial

I recently picked up a true 1:1 macro lens, the Lester A. Dine 105mm 2.8, and have been experimenting with it endlessly. One thing I discovered about macro…
Shots used to compile my mirror full of faces

Behind the scenes – Mirror in the bathroom

I was very surprised at the amount of attention and praise my last work, the mirror in the bathroom, received. For something so strange and experimental, I was…
The mirror men in the bathroom

The mirror in the bathroom

Welcome to my nightmare. The mirror in the bathroom. But is it only that? You might find yourself asking, do your nightmares always involve you wearing your wife’s…
Scraggly self-portrait - SPM

Self-portrait Monday

That’s right. Time to start a new trend. Self-portrait Monday or SPM for short. We’ll see how long this actually lasts (me being notorious for not sticking with…
Dust accumulation around 1,663 shutter actuations

Nikon D600 Sensor Dust Spots

Well, I had hoped that I would be one of the lucky ones that didn’t end up with a D600 that has the “dreaded” sensor dust spot issue…
Inside the fuselage of a WWII glider

Inside the fuselage of a WWII glider

Here’s a shot from inside the fuselage of the CG-4A glider, the star attraction of the Silent Wings Museum. While it looks large enough, it’s hard to believe…
Macro sundial

It is a small world after all

Macro photography has been an area of photography that I’ve always wanted to explore, but never really had the equipment (or patience) for. Luckily, things change. I happened…
Flying on silent wings

Flying on silent wings

Have you ever asked yourself, “What did the military use before they had helicopters?” Me neither. After some initial research, I discovered that helicopters haven’t always existed. (I…
One way out

One way out – Replacing my DX ultra-wide

It was a sad day when I parted with my Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8, which had become one of my favorite lenses over the last few years. Purchased originally…
Zeikos ZE-NBGD600 Battery Power Grip for Nikon D600

Zeikos Battery Grip for Nikon D600 Review

My battery grip just arrived for the new Nikon D600 (my initial review of it can be found here) and I feel like I can breathe again! The…
Oooooooh, shiny...

The unboxing! Nikon D600 review…

So here it is at last, the unboxing and early review of Nikon’s newest model and most affordable full frame camera, the D600. Serving as a bridge between…