Category : The Photography Digest

On My Shelves. Special Edition: Vintage Photo Cameras

On My Shelves is my Instagram photo project, where I take photos of stuff from my shelves using a phone camera and share them here. This is a special edition post containing images of vintage photo cameras from my collection. Click here to read about the project in its “pilot episode” or click here to check out the entire series. …

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Nikon Df vs Nikon Df

I am so excited! Three days left until the announcement of new Nikon “retro” full-frame camera Nikon Df (to be announced on November 5th, 2013). As a huge fan and long time user of original film camera Nikon F, I just can’t wait to see its young digital brother! This time Nikon was doing great job on hiding the details …

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Leica D-LUX 6

She arrived on November 7th 2012, a beautiful petite girl with a red “dot-birthmark” on her face, my new compact camera Leica DLUX 6. It was the Day when my travel photography had taken a new course. Mentally, switching travel photo equipment from Nikon pro gear to a compact camera wasn’t easy for me. However, today I don’t regret. Leica’s …

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NIKON Coolpix P310

Yesterday I found myself at the point of life where a photographer feels tired of carrying DSLR gear with him “wherever he goes”. I have decided to buy a decent compact camera which I can use for traveling and street photography. Mentally, it is not an easy step down for me. Physically, it should be a step up in terms …

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How to find total count of shutter actuations

My friend has asked me how I check the number of my camera’s shutter actuations. I have thought it might be a good tip for others and share my answer here. I am a Nikonian. Nikon stores a shutter count in the file’s EXIF data. So I open a .NEF file in Adobe Photoshop CS4, click on File > select …

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Nikon D800. Front View

Today is the 131st day of waiting for my Nikon D800 camera pre-ordered online at Adorama.com. This morning I received Adorama’s (seems becoming weekly) “We’re sorry for the wait” email and decided to do some research on the shipment of Nikon D800 orders from three big suppliers Adorama, B&H, and Amazon. According to the information posted by other buyers on …

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Search for "Nikon D800" (How to order Nikon D800 and get Cash Back)

How to order Nikon D800 and save money? I have just done it. Follow the instructions below. It is free! A short introduction. I have pre-ordered my Nikon D800 from Adorama using BigCrumbs’ cash back option. Note, you can buy from Best Buy, Amazon, or any other store listed at BigCrumbs. However, if you make a pre-order, make sure that …

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Nikon D800. Back View

On Monday, February 6, 2012 Nikon announced their new professional D800 FX-format digital SLR camera! Yes! It is coming! If you only knew for how long I (and many others) have been waiting for this… The D800 will be available in late March 2012 for $2,999.95. The D800E version will be available in mid April 2012 for $3299.95. Click here …

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Nikon D4. Right Side View

Finally Nikon D4 is released! still waiting for Nikon D800 Nikon calls their D4 Digital SLR Camera a “total professional imaging machine”. They would be correct in doing so. Designed for the working photographer, the D4 meets the most-demanding photog’s needs and then some. Packed with features essential to getting the job done, and getting it done well this rig …

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