March 2013




Join us in Myanmar (Burma) this December, with an option for Angkor Wat

This is a pivotal year for Myanmar (which the US & UK know as Burma). With the election of a civilian government, suspension of international sanctions, and the beginning of a banking system and independent press it is poised to break out of decades of torpor into the 21st century. I’m excited to announce that I’ll be leading another photo tour there this December. We’ll hit some of the major tourist highlights, of course, but we’ll also venture to some places that most tourists never see and create some photo opportunities that would be almost impossible to achieve on your own.

Google slashes prices on nik Software: A bargain now at $149 for everything!

Perhaps the biggest knock against nik’s plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom has been their price. At a couple hundred bucks a pop, buying the full suite could cost you as much as buying Photoshop itself.

New Nikon 80-400mm AF-S Lens: Ultimate optics for safari-goers and soccer moms

No lens has been more eagerly awaited, or for longer, than the replacement for the aged Nikon 80-400mm zoom telephoto. After well over a decade Nikon has finally rolled out its successor – the , with massively improved VR and focusing speed, as well as completely redesigned optics. While it is a technical marvel, its high price and large size may mean it isn’t for you. We’ve got a review unit here in the office, and will be posting more over the next few weeks, but we wanted to get our first impressions out to those of you curious about the new lens…

Myanmar (Burma) Photo Tour -- TBD

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 16:00

Explore Burma (Myanmar) for a glorious 13 days and 12 nights
(with optional extension to Angkor Wat)

We just completed a very successful 2017 trip (our 10th).
We don't have a formal plan for our next trip, but if you've always wanted to go
and have a group of 4 or more enthusiasts, please contact us at

Curious about the Nikon D7100: Now you can try one out

Nikon D7100 NOW AVAILABLE for rentalThere has been a lot of interest about the new Nikon D7100 and especially whether it is the answer to the long-awaited upgrade to the Nikon D300 and D300s. It is clearly a great camera and has some dramatically improved sub-systems (it is 5 years newer after all), so many of you are already jumping on it and . However, if you’re not convinced, now you can try one out first…


70-200 VR