Nikon SB-800

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Pindaya Cave: Second Time Is The Charm

pl_pindayacave_0169Ever since I saw a photo of Pindaya Cave in a travel magazine I’ve been smitten with the way over the edge array of caverns literally stuffed full of over 8,000 Buddha images lit in a bewildering number of different ways. The result is an incredible experience. But capturing more than a tiny slice of the cave can be a photo nightmare.

Nikon Introduces Smaller, Cheaper Version of Flagship SB-900 Speedlight

For those craving a smaller, lighter version of the amazing Nikon SB-900 speed light, help is on the way. In November Nikon will be shipping the sleeker, smaller and cheaper SB-700 with the new interface and many of the new features of the SB-900 for a much lower MSRP of $329. It is lower power and gives up some features like the extended 200mm zoom of its bigger brother, but adds some new ones like a "Quick Wireless" setup mode and hard plastic colored filters to replace the flimsy cellophane ones. The full press release follows...

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Nikon USA "Learn & Explore" Web Site

Nikon has launched a new website with articles for photographers. Learn and Explore features articles from Nikon world and by Nikon photographers. There are some good tips in there about how pros are using the latest in Nikon gear. But don't expect any impartial reviews of course as it's all paid for by Nikon, so you'll see all Nikon products used.--David


New Book on How to Use Flash: Hot Shoe Diaries

March, 2009: Joe McNally has another awesome book out revealing dozens of his hard-won secrets on how to make the most of your Nikon flash units. Joe is perhaps the best all around photographer I've ever met and certainly an uncontested wizard with flash units.