The official announcement from Nikon for the Z5 mirrorless camera is here! Along with it comes a new lens the Nikkor 24-50 mm f/4-6.3 lens, webcam software, and two new Z teleconverters. We have a little bit of information on the release date for the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 Z lens as well. Check out the video for more.
I’ll show you what’s new in the Luminar 4.3 update as well as what to know before you apply the update. We’ll go over the new features so you can get familiar with the changes and I’ll let you know the new supported cameras, new sky object, marketplace and more. If you don’t have Luminar use coupon code ‘shutterspeak’ to… Continue readingLuminar 4.3 Update
In this video we take a look at an affordable way to take any Nikon S lens and make it a macro lens for Nikon Z cameras using an extension tube. In case you didn’t know, an extension tube changes the focal distance of a lens allowing to focus much closer than normal. I tested the Meike MK-Z-AF1 Metal Auto… Continue readingHow to Make A Macro Lens for Nikon Z
In this video we discuss all we know about the rumored Nikon Z6S and Z7S as well as new details about the Z5 and the upcoming Nikkor Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3, Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.2 S, and the Nikkor Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S lenses.
If you want incredible fireworks photos there are just a few basic rules you need to follow. With the camera settings I’ll show you in this video, you will be able to take your photography to the next level! One of the first rules you will need to be aware of though is that I good tripod for your camera… Continue readingHow to Take Fireworks Photos Perfectly Every Time
15 views•Jun 28, 2020 Over the years I tried a variety of different flash systems. I toyed with Yongnuo, then moved on to Nikon, I used the Nikon system via the optical link but I had a problem with modifiers blocking the optical signal. I tried a few different flash triggers as well. Some TTL and others not. Then, when… Continue readingWhy I switched to Godox V1 / Flashpoint X R2
The NIKON Z 14-30mm F4 S is the great choice for any Z system owner interested in travel and landscape photography. I’ll show you what is great about this Nikon Z lens and what you have to be aware of when processing images from this lens. We will look at what is included in the box, the basic lens functions,… Continue readingNikon Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens Review
If you own a shinny new Nikon Z6 or Z7 mirrorless camera you have an amazing feature called focus peaking. This feature allows you to see exactly what part of an image will be in the sharpest focus with colored highlights appearing over that section of the photo in the EVF (Electronic View Finder) or back screen of the camera.… Continue readingFocus Peaking with the Nikon Z6 and Z7
A shadow is what really sells an image when you composite in a person into a background from another image. There are a lot of ways to add a shadow but this method is one of the easiest and most effective ways I have found. In this video I show you to establish the base layer of the shadow and… Continue readingHow to add a shadow in Photoshop
The website Nikon Rumors has reported some details on what seems to be the upcoming Nikon Z5 and Z30 mirrorless cameras. I’ll go over the new info and what my thoughts are as to what pricing and specs may be for these new cameras. I also talk about my thoughts on what is needed for the next gen pro mirrorless… Continue readingThe Nikon Z5 and Z30 Details and Thoughts