Nikon 300mm f/4E PF Conquers the Desert Sun

If you want to isolate a cactus next to a large setting sun, you need a reasonably long telephoto. With the sun in the frame, you also need that telephoto to resist flare. The compact and wonderful Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR is up to the task.

Using Backlight for Dramatic Swim Meet Photography

Swim meet photographs can get pretty predictable. The standard advice for any sport, including swimming, is to get the athlete’s face in the image. In fact, the standard advice is that if you don’t get the athlete’s face in the image, it’s not worth much. A tightly framed image with the churning water frozen around the […]