Nikon Creative Lighting System: Digital Field Guide (J. Dennis Thomas)

Title: Nikon Creative Lighting System: Digital Field Guide
Author: J. Dennis Thomas
ISBN: 978-0-470-04527-5
Number of pages: approximately 201 pages

Venturing into the world of photography, I find myself very much interested in the area of strobing and speedlights. Granted, I’m pretty much a beginner in that area (aren’t we all), but I am intrigued with things you can achieve with speedlights (flashes).

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The brand spanking new Nikon D90 with super cool features!

It’s true folks. The Nikon D90 is here. It’s not available to the general public just yet, but indeed, the Nikon D90 is no longer a rumour.

The announcement was made on August 26, 2008.

Some amazing new features:

  • HD720p video capture (w/ audio)
  • 3-inch LCD with Live Preview
  • GPS Tagging
  • 12.3 megapixels CMOS Sensor
  • 4.5 fps

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Brisbane Night Sky Photography Shots with Nikon D80

Alright folks, here are more Brisbane Night Sky photos snapped with my newly acquired Nikon D80. It is not from Mount Coot-tha (previous post). The photos were taken from the balcony of my friend’s.

Equipments used were the Nikon D80, a tripod, and a variety of lenses (the usual).

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Night Photography Shots at Mount Coot-tha, Queensland (Nikon D80 with 18-55mm lens and 70-300mm lens)

Here are a number of night photography shots taken with Nikon D80, using various manual and semi-manual settings. The photos were shot atop Mount Coot-tha in Queensland, Australia.

Lenses used were the 18-55mm lens and the 70-300mm lens. A tripod was also used for all the shots.

I know I know, most of the shots are horrible. But hey, I’ve got a good excuse. I’m just starting out! 😉

Also, apologies if I’m using the wrong photography terms. Still getting the hang of all the jargons.

1. Shutter priority, 30 seconds. ISO 800.

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The Nikon D80 Twin Lens Kit: A decision two years in the making

After two years of deciding which digital camera to go for, I finally acquired my very own digital single-lens reflex (SLR) camera. Previously, it was all about hand me downs, but this one is pretty special. I paid for it with my own money. So, yeah, I’m pretty stoked!
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