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Nikon Z8 Batteries & Charging

The Nikon Z8 is very picky about which batteries and chargers it uses. I’ve tried several different chargers and batteries. Here’s what I’ve found that works for me and what doesn’t.

Fujifilm X-T5 Mirrorless Camera. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Fujifilm X-T5 Hands-on Test & Review

The latest version in Fujifilm’s X-T series goes back to a “photography first” approach. Here’s my hands-on review after shooting with it.

OM System OM-5 Mirrorless Camera. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

OM System OM-5 High ISO Tests with Sample Images

Here’s a selection of images I’ve shot at high ISOs with the Olympus OM-1 under real-world conditions to give a sense of how it performs in low

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Olympus OM-1 Sample Images

Here’s a selection of photos I’ve shot with the Olympus OM-1 digital mirrorless camera to give a sense of how it performs under real-world everyday shooting conditions.

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Olympus OM-1 High ISO Tests with Sample Images

Here’s a selection of images I’ve shot at high ISOs with the Olympus OM-1 under real-world conditions to give a sense of how it performs in low-light conditions.

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Ricoh GR III Sample Images

I’ve been out shooting with the new Ricoh GR III high-end compact camera. For good reason, the GR cameras have long had a cult following among street photographers and travel photographers. Here’s a collection of high-resolution sample images I’ve taken with it.

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Sony RX100 VII Sample Images

Here’s a sampling of photos I’ve taken with the Sony RX100 VII, the latest in Sony’s high-end compact camera line.

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Fujifilm X-T5 Sample Images Test & Review

I’ve been out shooting recently with the new Fujifilm X-T5 camera. Here are some sample images I’ve taken with it under real-world shooting conditions.

Sony a7r IV Mirrorless Camera Front View. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Sony a7R IV ISO Range Sample Images Test & Review

I’ve been out shooting with the brand-new Sony a7R IV, the full-frame flagship model in Sony’s mirrorless camera range. Here are some side-by-side examples taken through the ISO range from ISO 50 to ISO 102400.

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Fujifilm X-T5 High ISO Sample Images Test & Review

I’ve been out shooting with the new Fujifilm X-T5. Here’s a selection of images I’ve shot at high ISOs with the Fujifilm X-T5 under real-world conditions to give a sense of how it performs in low light shooting.

Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Camera. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Nikon Z8 High ISO Sample Images: ISO 3200 – 102400 Test Images

The Nikon Z8 has some really impressive low-light shooting capabilities. Here are some side-by-side examples of high ISO photos taken with the Nikon Z8 from ISO 3200 up to ISO 102400.

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Nikon Lens Filter Size & Lens Hood Charts

If you’re looking to get a polarizer, UV, or ND filter for your lens, you’ll need to know the lens diameter/filter size. Here’s a lens filter size chart for Nikon NIKKOR lenses.

Latest Updates

Memory Card Quick Format vs Full Format

Should you use a camera’s quick format or full format? And when? Here’s a guide.

PGYTECH CreateMate High-Speed SD and microSD Card Reader and Storage

PGYTech Createmate High-Speed Card Reader Case Review

If you’re looking to travel light, the PGYTech Createmate High-Speed Card Reader Case combines a fast memory card reader and memory card storage for SD and microSD cards.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm F1.8 S. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm ƒ/1.8 S Test & Review

Sharp, smooth, and reasonably priced, the Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm ƒ/1.8 S is a highly versatile and useful lens in Nikon’s expanding lineup of Z-mount primes.

Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Camera. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Nikon Z8 Problems & Service Recalls

The Nikon Z8 hasn’t been out long, but there are so far already two service recalls for pre-emptive repairs. Here’s how to check whether your camera is affected.

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How to Update Nikon Z8 Firmware

Keeping your camera’s firmware up-to-date gives you the benefit of the latest bug fixes and features. Here’s how to check the firmware version and update the firmware on the Nikon Z8.

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Nikon Z 50mm ƒ/1.2 S Sample Images

The Nikon Z 50mm ƒ/1.2 S is fast, heavy, and pricey. But it’s also optically excellent. Here are some photos I’ve taken with it.

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Nikon Z 24-120 ƒ/4 S Sample Images Test & Review

The Nikon Z 24-120mm f/4 S is a highly versatile zoom lens for Nikon mirrorless full-frame cameras. Here’s a selection of photos I’ve taken with it.

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Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm ƒ/4 S Sample Images

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm ƒ/4 S is slower and less expensive than the better-known 14-24 ƒ/2.8 focal length. But it’s also smaller and takes regular screw-on filters. Here are some sample images I’ve shot with it on a Nikon Z8.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Zoom Lens. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Lens Hands-on Review

Here’s my review of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm ƒ/4 S zoom lens. It’s used as a kit lens with some of Nikon’s mirrorless cameras, but one that’s better than your average kit lens.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2 S Lens. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2 S Lens Hands-on Review

In this review, I’m focusing on the Nikon Z 50mm ƒ/1.2 S fast prime lens for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras.

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Nikon Z8 Sensor Cleaning

The Nikon Z8 has a clean sensor function set to run automatically on camera power off. Here’s how it works.

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How to Enable the Nikon Z8 Sensor Shield to Minimize Dust Spots on Your Photos

The Nikon Z8’s sensor shield is a very useful feature that closes over the sensor to reduce the risk of dust settling on the sensor when you’re switching lenses. But it’s disabled by default. Here’s how to turn it on.

Manfotto Pro Cube Professional Twin Tube Charger

Manfrotto Pro Cube Camera Battery Charger Test & Review

The Manfrotto Power Cube offers a few features that most camera battery chargers don’t have. Here’s my take after using it.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f4 S Wide-Angle Zoom Lens. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Wide-Angle Zoom Lens Hands-on Review

Small, light, with great optical performance, and affordably priced, there’s a lot going for the Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm ƒ/14-30mm S ultra-wide zoom. Here’s my hands-on review.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f4 S Wide-Angle Zoom Lens. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm ƒ/4 S Zoom Range Examples

Here are some practical visual examples of the zoom range of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S zoom lens.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Zoom Lens. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm ƒ/4 S Lens Zoom Range Examples

Here are some practical visual examples of the zoom range of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S zoom lens.

Basics.Photography

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How to Batch Convert JPG to AVIF Format with BatchPhoto

There aren’t many user-friendly options for converting JPG images to AVIF yet. But BatchPhoto can do it. Here’s a guide.

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What are Series-Size Filters?

You don’t come across series-size filters much anymore, but if you’re using a vintage manual-focus lens, you might run into them.

Kodak Film Edgeprint Codes

Identifying Kodak 35mm & 120/220 Film Stock from Edgeprint Codes

Here are the edgeprint codes Kodak uses for 35mm (135) and medium-format (120/220) film stock, including black and white, color negative, and color transparency films.

What is the Sunny 16 Rule?

If you’ve ever seen mention of the Sunny 16 Rule and wondered what it means, here’s an explanation.

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Venus Optics Laowa Lens Codes

Laowa lenss use various codes in their names to denote compatibility or particular features. Here’s how to make sense of them.

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Rokinon Lens Codes

The names of Rokinon lenses include special codes to indicate compatibility and features. Here’s how to make sense of them.

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Zeiss Lens Codes Guide

Zeiss uses a bunch of codes and distinctive names n naming their camera lenses over the years. So what do they all mean? Here’s a guide.

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Pentax Lens Codes Guide

Pentax has used a bunch of codes in naming their camera lenses over the years. So what do they all mean? Here’s a guide.

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Tokina Lens Codes Guide

Tokina uses a bunch of codes in naming their camera lenses. So what do they all mean? Here’s a guide.

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Tamron Lens Codes Guide

Tamron uses a bunch of codes in naming their camera lenses. So what do they all mean? Here’s a guide.

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Prime Lens

Sigma Lens Codes Guide

Sigma uses a bunch of different codes in naming their camera lenses. Here’s an explanation of what they mean.

Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM Lens

Sony Lens Codes Explained

Sony uses a bunch of confusing codes in naming their camera lenses. Here’s how to make sense of them.

Fujifilm XF 50mm f1.0 R WR Lens. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Fujifilm Lens Codes

Fujifilm uses a bunch of different codes in naming their camera lenses. Here’s how to make sense of them.

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Nikon Lens Codes

Nikon uses a bunch of different codes in naming their lenses. Here’s how to make sense of them.

Canon EOS Rebel T7. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Canon Lens Codes Guide

Canon uses a bunch of different codes in naming their lenses. Here’s how to make sense of them.

Native vs Extended ISO

Native vs Extended ISO Range Explained

Many digital cameras these days come with impressive ISO ranges. But if you look at the specs more closely, they’ll often break it down into native ISO and extended ISO. Here’s an explanation of what that means.