• Posted on 9 October 2019

    Review: EIZO CG2730 monitor

    The EIZO CG2730 with an image that I shot in Antarctica with the Nikon Z7   Introduction Little over a year ago, I wrote a review on my EIZO CG247X that I got as a replacement for my trusty CG245W, the world’s first self-calibrating monitor. The downside to having offices in two countries, T > Read More....

  • Posted on 23 May 2019

    How I manage my data

    Mission control in South Africa.   Introduction When I first started in photography, there was no method to my data management madness. When shooting on location, I downloaded my cards onto my laptop and upon my return home I copied everything onto my computer. Every now and then I would make a > Read More....

  • Posted on 7 September 2018

    Nikon Z7 Field Report

    Impressions from the field of the new Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera.   Introduction Earlier this year I got a phone call from Japan asking whether I would be interested in working on yet another important global introduction campaign for a new Nikon product. As I very much enjoyed creating the Her > Read More....

  • Posted on 21 December 2017

    Review: EIZO CG247X

    Introduction For the past six years, I have been doing all my processing on an EIZO CG245W – the world’s first self-calibrating monitor – and it’s still going strong. It wasn’t cheap, but if you’re serious about your photography, it makes very little sense to get yourself the bes > Read More....

  • Posted on 8 December 2017

    Behind Hercules

    The making of the official Nikon D850 time-lapse ‘Hercules Rising’.   Introduction Late 2016 I got a phone call from Japan asking whether I would be interested in shooting a night time-lapse video for the global introduction campaign of the new Nikon D850. It’s not every day t > Read More....

  • Posted on 8 November 2017

    Hercules Rising – The official D850 8K time-lapse

    Over the past few months we have been working hard on an 8K night time-lapse for the global introduction campaign of the new Nikon D850. It was an amazing project with an amazing camera – arguably the best DSLR in the world at this moment. We are very proud with the results and hope you’ > Read More....

  • Posted on 12 June 2013

    Review LegCoat, LegWrap, Memory Wallet & Battery Pouch

    One of the first photo accessories I ever bought, was a set of LegCoat covers for my Gitzo tripod. Each cover consists of two parts – a soft closed cell foam padding that wraps around each leg and sticks to the leg with the help of a strip of double-sided adhesive tape. The second part [&helli > Read More....

  • Posted on 1 May 2012

    Review: RainCoat Pro by LensCoat

    Introduction For years I’ve been using rain covers from StormJacket for a number of reasons: they’re compact, lightweight, quick and easy to put on, effective, and cheap. But you can’t get all that without making some compromises. The StormJackets are not breathable, not quiet, and > Read More....

  • Posted on 7 March 2012

    Squiver review: Gura Gear laptop bag

    For years I thought I had a camera bag fetish. Whenever I walked into a camera store, I would spend considerable time at the bags department – picking them up to feel the weight, opening and closing the zippers to see whether they ran smoothly, counting the amount of compartments and dividers, > Read More....

  • Posted on 7 February 2012

    Review: DroboPro

    When I first started with photography, I shot mainly slides. I framed them, put them in a box, and the box went into the closet. After a while I started scanning some of my slides onto my computer for some additional work in Photoshop, and suddenly I had a digital backup of my best pictures [&hellip > Read More....

  • Posted on 25 January 2012

    Review: Markins Q20 Ballhead

    A little bit of history: the M20 Seven years ago I wrote my first review on the Markins M10 ballhead. Shortly after that I upgraded to the M20, and I have been using it ever since. It is still in perfect working condition, and my guess is that it will easily outlive me. From the […] > Read More....

  • Posted on 31 December 2011

    Review: EIZO ColorEdge CG245W

    My first serious computer monitor was a LaCie Electron Blue IV, an incredibly heavy, blue beast. It served me well for many years, until recently. It can no longer reach the desired brightness, so I had to start looking for an alternative. At the time when I bought the massive LaCie CRT screen, it w > Read More....

  • Posted on 3 January 2010

    New Sponsor: Storm Jacket

    It is with great pleasure that we announce our partnership with Storm Jacket. Storm Jacket Camera Covers are the fastest and easiest way to protect professional cameras and lenses from inclement weather conditions such as snow, sleet, wind, rain, sand, dust, and harmful UV rays. Keeping your camera > Read More....

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