List of Bird Species from Trip up to Rewa Head

Last year I traveled up to the Rewa River Head in Guyana. On the month long journey I was able to identify the following 104 bird species with the help of our guides:

Comparison of Nikon 300mm and 600mm with Teleconverter TC-14

I’ve always been skeptical when it came to teleconverters. The few times I used one I wasn’t really happy with the results, until now.

Birds in Flight with the Nikon D800

I just published an article on about Birds in Flight with the Nikon D800. It is available also on Nikon Rumors now (as of 20.02.2014).

Guyana’s Wildlife along the Rewa River

I just returned from an amazing trip to the Amazonian jungle of Guyana. Together with friends and local guides I spent a month on the Rewa river searching for wildlife. Aside from many birds, insects, snakes, frogs and lizards, we got rewarded with outstanding sightings of tapirs, anacondas, capybaras, harpy eagles, an ocelot, a jaguar, …

Nikon D800 examples of bird photos with high ISO settings

Here are some examples of bird photos taken with the Nikon D800 and the 600mm or 300mm lens in Finland. The weather and light conditions were very poor, so high ISO settings between 1600 – 3200 were necessary.

Using Nikon D800 for flying birds

Over the last three weeks, I’ve been using the Nikon D800 to shoot birds on my vacation in Florida. Here are my unscientific and personal findings for shooting birds in flight from tripod and hand-held with some example photos below: Auto ISO sensitivity control is bliss if you don’t use manual exposure mode. For birds …

My First (Bird) Photos with Nikon D800 and 600mm f4

Only few talked about it being good for wildlife, most said it’s only for landscape, architecture or studio. Many would have preferred a lower pixel count and questioned whether it’s going to be of any use. But when shooting birds, especially small song birds, you never get close enough or can have enough pixels. So …