Nikon D700 v. Nikon D3

In my work as a Motion Picture Still Photographer, I felt I needed the extra resolution of the full size camera sensor (23.9x36) for my posters and gallery shoots. Nikon named the full size camera sensor the FX sensor as opposed to the smaller DX sensor featured in the D60, D80, D90 and D300, and every Nikon except the D700, D3 and the now flagship D3x.   While I was reluctant to lose the 1.5 x length of all my lenses, I did regain the full wide angle of my lenses with the change to the … [Read more...]

Photographing Live Concerts

I have a spent a great deal of my life attending hundreds of of concerts and I regret not photographing each and every one of them. The reason being Baby Boomers are revisiting their youth collecting photographs of their favorite Rock Stars while many say they have a whole room or wall collection of Rock n Roll images . Many of the images from my "So you Want to be a Rock n Roll Star" collection were shot live at the legendary Armadillo World Headquarters in Austin. Others … [Read more...]

The Nikon D300 Camera at Work

My job as a Still Photographer in the motion picture industry requires me to get the best possible images for publicity purposes. This requires me to constantly update my equipment when new and better technology is developed. Such is the case with the Nikon D300 camera which hit the market in Dec 2007 and is now available without the waiting list that it had for several months. I had been using the Nikon D2x and the Nikon D200 cameras for several years, and a Nikon D100 and D1x prior to that. … [Read more...]