Evil Pacman

Google had (has?) a tongue-in-cheek achievement system built into the employee directory. Anyone can define a new achievement and award it to whomever, provided they can create (or pirate) a neat little icon for it. Lots of people have over the years – there must be thousands of distinct achievements possible, at this point. It’s … Read more

Z9 third impressions

More observations from my time with the Z9 (see also my first & second). It’s now been over a month and I’ve taken several tens of thousands of real photos with it (and something like fifty thousand more while doing burst performance testing 😆). This’ll probably be my last post in this series of ‘impressions’. … Read more

Z9 second impressions

See also my Z9 first impressions. As before, I’m using camera firmware 1.11. As before, I’m trying to focus on things that aren’t already very well known / discussed about the Z9. And a lot of that is around finding the edge cases where things stop working properly. Please don’t misconstrue that as an overall … Read more

Nikon Z 100-400 centre vs Nikon 80-400G & Sigma 150-600 C

This is the second post in a series of evaluations of the Nikkor Z 100-400. Please refer to the first post for details about the test equipment & methodology. In this post, I’m going to compare performance in the image centre between these three telephoto lenses at 400mm: Nikkor Z 100-400 (e.g. from Amazon). AF-S … Read more