Nikon D500

Nikon D500 and the Quality of Noise

I’ve been shooting with the Nikon D500 long enough to become comfortable now, though I’m learning something new every time I shoot with it. I bought the D500 because I wanted to return to Nikon, and return to DX shooting, where I’d been most comfortable in the past. However, I also lusted after the low-light capability. The D500 natively supports ISO settings up to 51,200 and can be pushed to ISO 1,640,000. As you might imagine, anything shot at ISO […]

My Camera Mistake: Nikon D600

Welcome to Photography Week at Uncertainty. I’ve been writing about the cameras in my life for several months now, but decided to wrap up the series with two more camera stories, thoughts on photographic workflow, other photographic gear, and the new camera entering my life.  File this under “it seemed like a good idea at the time”. In reality, it was nowhere near a good idea. I sold what’s arguably one of the best Nikon DSLRs of its day and […]