Moon Shot - Nikon Z7 and AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR

Moon shot with Nikon Z7 and AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6 PF

Just a quick post showing the great performance of the Nikon Z7 combined with the AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6 PF lens.  Significant crop from the full…

Lightroom Classic Comparison : Boundary Warp vs Fill Edges vs Auto Crop

Lightroom Classic Panorama Merge : Boundary Warp vs Fill Edges vs Auto Crop

Today, Adobe released a new version of Lightroom Classic (v9) that has an addition to the panorama merge function: fill pixels (using content aware…

RAF Red Arrows Fly By in Vancouver, BC, Canada

British RAF Red Arrows North American Tour

I was sad to miss this year's Abbotsford Air Show, but did manage to see the enhanced fly over by the British RAF Red Arrows team. They have been on…

Cottontail rabbit - Nikon Z7 and Nikkor 500mm f/5.6 PF VR

Birds, Bunnies, and Bugs with Nikon Z7 and Nikkor 500mm f/5.6 PF

Not my usual post as I just want to share the images and not write too much about an otherwise uneventful day.  These images were shot at Jericho…

Hiking Brunswick Mountain 1

Hiking Brunswick Mountain

You can download my GPX or KML files for use in your own GPS trackers or mapping tools. Brunswick Mountain is the tallest peak in the North Shore…

Nikon Z7 Focus Shift - Stacked with Adobe Photoshop - Flower Detail 2 (Micro Nikkor VR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED)

Focus Shift Shooting with the Nikon Z7 and 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro-Nikkor

None of my previous cameras had the focus shift feature so I decided to give it a try today.  We had great light and my wife's flowers are in full…

2019-07-06 - Hike up Hope Lookout Trail - 1949 sign

Hiking the Hope Lookout Trail

I hiked this with my six year old twins on July 6, 2019 but just posting a few pics now. The trail head starts in Hope, BC and is a short but…

Vancouver Aquarium Macro Photo - Nikon Z7 and Micro Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Lens

Vancouver Aquarium Macro

I have been to the Vancouver Aquarium many times before and always enjoy the visit.  Today I took my six year old twins once again, and brought along…

Cheam Peak Hike - Chilliwack BC Canada

Hiking Cheam Peak in Chilliwack

On Sunday of the August long weekend my brother and I scaled Cheam Peak located just outside Chilliwack, BC.  A truly breathtaking hike through…

Vancouver Island Raptors – Nikon Z7 Nikkor 24-70 f/4 S – Owl close up

A Visit to Pacific Northwest Raptors

Last weekend, my wife and I visited The Raptors for an all-day raptor experience.  Located a short drive from Duncan on Vancouver Island and…

Nikon Z7 Testing - IBIS, Peaking, High ISO - Red cap mushroom : 1/500s, f/5.6, ISO 3200 : Nikon Z7 w/ 105mm f/2.8 Micro Nikkor and FTZ adapter

Nikon Z7 : High ISO, IBIS, Focus Peaking

I took a walk around my neighborhood with my kids to look for fall mushrooms and flowers. I wanted to test a few aspects of the Nikon Z7 including…

Nikon Z7 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera - Full

Nikon Z7 Setup and Configuration

  As I did for the Nikon D800 and D810 DSLR cameras, I'm posting the settings I'm using for the Nikon Z7 along with a file you can download to…

Vancouver Aquarium - Blue Poison Dart Frog : 2018-10-05

Nikon Z7 First Shots

One of my favorite places to visit is the Vancouver Aquarium, and that is exactly where I went to test out the new Nikon Z7. I only had a short…

Downtown Toronto Panorama at Night

Visit to Toronto

I had very little time to take photos in Toronto, just one night after work.  Ventured to the islands off of downtown and managed to get a few nice…

Nikon Z7 Banding Test - 0EV 1.60s f4 ISO64

Nikon Z7 Banding Test

Update: ISO 3200 test follows below. I just picked up a new Nikon Z7 and there have been multiple reports of banding in recovered shadow areas.  I…

Vancouver Aquarium with the iPhone X : 2018-09-09 : Sea Anemone

Vancouver Aquarium with the iPhone X

Some photos from this weekend using the iPhone X. Captured in RAW (dng) using Adobe Lightroom Mobile (a free app) and edited with Lightroom on the…

Abbotsford Airshow : 2017-08-13 : Canadian Forces CF-18 in Canada 150 Anniversary Colours

Abbotsford Air Show 2017

I had a post about the Abbotsford Air Show, but my blog decided to act up. There were a bunch of other photos and a description of each but I had to…

Squamish Bald Eagles : 2016-12-12 : Nikon D810 & Nikkor 200-500 : You're Dead

Squamish Bald Eagles (Again)

This was my third time in Squamish to shoot Bald Eagles, and it will likely become an annual excursion.  Not only do I love Squamish and Brackendale,…

Saint Marks Summit Hike - Sept 2016 - Foggy Trees

Hike to Saint Marks Summit

I haven't been hiking much this year, such is the life with young twins.  I look forward to the day they can join me, but for now the tougher hikes…

Harvest Moon 2016 2

Harvest Moon 2016

On September 16, we had a full moon which was also our harvest moon.  The harvest moon is the full moon closest to the fall equinox (Sept. 22nd).…