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A Brief History of Nikon

Today, we are spoilt for choice – there are an incredible number cameras for us to choose from. What has remained fairly constant however is the manufacturers of those cameras. Although there are a few newer players, mainly from the consumer electronics  industry, there is still a hard core of the well known tr1aditional camera makers in any top ten list of photographic companies. Over the next few months we are going to take brief look at the history of some of the most iconic camera makers around today, starting with Nikon…..writes Jason Row is a British born travel photographer now living in Ukraine. You can follow him on The Odessa Files. on Lightstalking

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Click Here: A Brief History of Nikon

10 Things I Learned Shooting Corporate Events

“I’ll never forget the day I shot my first corporate event. I rented a Nikon D2h and an 80-200 2.8 lens.  An hour into the shoot my neck was already killing me and the client had already told me to stand in the back because my camera was “making too much noise.”  It was there, at some Economist Conferences Event, that my life as an event photographer began.” Brian Friedman

This interesting and useful article appears on the Picatge site, which in itself is worth a visit, here are Brian’s 10 tips

How to Clean Your Camera Lens Properly (VIDEO)

Cleaning a camera lens is definitely something that every photographer is going to need to do at some point. Doing it properly is imperative if you’re to take perfectly clear images. This great little video from the folks at the unofficial Nikon Help Hotline on Youtube have put together this great video on how to clean your camera lens properly.

As you can see, it is a little more involved than you might think if you are to do the job properly and it may even take more than one attempt. With a little patience though, you might get away without having to get it professionally done. The video and additional information on the excellent Lightstalking site will get you doing it right