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We’re Nearing the End of the Nikon Z Lens Roadmap

It's been almost three years since Nikon announced the Z mirrorless system in August of 2018. The initial Z6 and Z7 were accompanied by three lenses (24-70mm f/4, 35mm f/1.8, and 50mm f/1.8) as well as a roadmap which promised 20 more by the end of 2021. That's about where we are today.

Nikon Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3 Review

A relatively basic and sometimes overlooked lens in Nikon’s venerable Z-series lens lineup is the Nikon Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3. Selling for $400 on its own but $300 as a kit with any full-frame Nikon Z camera, this is a budget optic with a narrow zoom range and a slow maximum aperture of f/4 to f/6.3. But despite its underwhelming specifications, some photographers...

My Favorite Sunset Photography Tips and Tricks

Sunset photography is wildly popular, and for good reason. The unique quality of light at the end of the day can give landscape photos an emotional impact that’s difficult to capture any other way. Below, I’ll dive into my favorite tips for sunset photography for both beginners and advanced photographers.

Nikon Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S Review

The Nikon Z NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S is a pro-grade telephoto lens designed specifically for Nikon’s mirrorless system. Although the lens was initially launched in January of 2020, shipping was delayed several times and it only became generally available in late 2020. We’ve now tested two samples of the lens at Photography Life, both in the field...

How to Change Colors in Photoshop

Today we're going to look at three ways to change colors in Adobe Photoshop. These tools are used to change the color of an object in a photograph or recolor a portion of an image.

What Are Your Favorite Photography Moments?

Every once in a while, conditions and circumstances align perfectly and some unexpected, amazing sight happens while I’m taking pictures. It rarely happens more than once a year, but it's always memorable. Below, I’ll share some of my favorites and invite you to do the same.

Best Nikon Z Lens Combinations

If you are a Nikon mirrorless shooter, you might be wondering about which Z mount lenses are the best, and which combinations of zoom and prime lenses are ideal for your camera bag. While Spencer has already done a great job making a list of recommended Nikon Z lenses for high-resolution cameras like the Z7 / Z7 II, I thought I would expand on his article...

Lightroom’s Profile Issue with Nikon Z Has Gotten Weirder

I've consistently been annoyed by the non-removable lens profiles in Lightroom when using Nikon Z cameras. But with some of the newer Z cameras and certain lenses, the issue (mostly) no longer applies. Here's what I know at the moment.

Transitions and Extremes in Landscape Photography

If you show up at a promising location for landscape photography, how do you choose which direction to start walking and exploring? It's not always obvious, especially if the landscape in front of you is something like sand dunes or salt flats where you can go any direction.

Canon Rounds Out Its Mirrorless f/4 Zoom Trio

Canon recently announced an addition to its mirrorless lens system in the form of the full-frame, ultra-wide RF 14-35mm f/4 IS. With a price of $1700, it’s not a cheap optic, but it’s packed with features. It ships in August.

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