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Nikon Z9 Mirrorless Camera

The Nikon Z9 – latest rumors

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More information has leaked on Nikon’s upcoming flagship mirrorless camera, the Z9. These latest specs make this look like the camera all other companies will have to beat going forward setting a new high mark for mirrored or mirrorless cameras. With amazing frame rates and 8k video the specifications for this camera keeps getting better. The offical annocement date for… Continue readingThe Nikon Z9 – latest rumors

Luminar AI

Portrait Bokeh AI

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In this video I will go over all that is new in Luminar AI – Update 4 by Skylum. I’ll go over how to use Portrait Boekh AI and show you a few tricks. I will also go over the new Precise Horizon Control in Sky AI, and the new features in the textures panel. If you have Luminar AI… Continue readingPortrait Bokeh AI

Exposure Delay Mode

How to use Exposure Delay Mode

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In this video I will teach you what exposure delay mode for your Nikon Z or D series camera is used for. I show you how to set it up and when and why you should consider using it. Exposure delay mode also a great substitute for a remote to trigger your shutter should you forget yours, it breaks down,… Continue readingHow to use Exposure Delay Mode

NIKON Z 24-200mm Lens

NIKON Z 24-200mm Lens Review

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In this video I review the NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR by Nikon. This lens will work with any Nikon Z series camera. I will let you know what is great about this lens and what I thought could have been better. Overall, the lens is a great shooting experience that produces amazing images. The price point is very reasonable… Continue readingNIKON Z 24-200mm Lens Review

Nikon Z eye focus

Use Nikon Z Eye Focus Like a Pro

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The Nikon Z camera comes with subject tracking, face detection, & eye detection. Learn how to seamlessly switch between both without ever having to take the camera away from your eye to make the most out of this system. This video is for anyone with a Nikon Z50, Z5, Z6, Z7, Z6 II or Z7 II who wants to learn… Continue readingUse Nikon Z Eye Focus Like a Pro

Luminar AI Sky Objects

Multiple Sky Objects In Luminar AI

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In this video we look at how to add more than one object to the sky. While this was easy to do in Luminar 4, the process involves a few extra steps in Luminar AI. Hopefully Skylum will add support for multiple objects in a future release, but until then, the steps in this video will make an effective work… Continue readingMultiple Sky Objects In Luminar AI

Long Shutter Speeds

Extended Shutter Speeds for Nikon Z

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In this video you will learn how to activate extended shutter speeds for your Nikon Z6 II & Nikon Z7 II camera. This setting will allow you to take photographs using long exposure times of up to 15 minutes! This is a very welcome setting for astro-photographers or anyone using very long shutter times that would have previously required bulb… Continue readingExtended Shutter Speeds for Nikon Z