Nature & Landscape Photography

Fri 16 Dec 2016 Tom Wilson Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Finding the Right Mix -Hiking Cameras / / /

Finding the Right Mix -Hiking Cameras

I am a hiker who enjoys long distance hikes but who is searching for the right camera(s) for hiking.  Hiking 12- 14 miles a day with gear makes it hard to carry alot of camera gear especially my DSLR camera with lens. Recently I saw two cameras that caught my eye. The Nikon Coolpix A900...Read more

Sun 12 Apr 2015 Tom Wilson CBHNP / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands Festival / Nature & Landscape Photography Comments Off on Preparing for the season – Part 4 – Set Goals & Challenges / / / / / /

Preparing for the season – Part 4 – Set Goals & Challenges

While I am preparing for the season, I usually set goals and challenges to keep me motivated before and during the hiking season. I am fortunate that I live in a hiking environment that has no shortages of challenges each year. They include two in Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Hike 10...Read more

Sun 05 Apr 2015 Tom Wilson Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Nikon S9900 / / / / / /

Nikon S9900

Nikon has come out with a number of new cameras this spring. The latest is the  Nikon Coolpix S9900 . It is a great camera for hikers. It is lightweight and can fit in your pocket or small camera bag that can be attached to your hiking pants or daypack. The camera features a 30 […]Read more

Wed 01 Jan 2014 Tom Wilson Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path / Nature & Landscape Photography Comments Off on Freedom – Hiking & Photography / / /

Freedom – Hiking & Photography

There seems to be magic when I combined hiking with photography.  I love being outdoors, exploring nature and scenery, and capturing those special moments on camera. I was fortunate last year to hike the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path in Wales. On day 7 of my hike from  Holyhead to Trearddur Bay,...Read more

Sat 14 Sep 2013 Tom Wilson Hike the Highlands / Nature & Landscape Photography / Wally Hayes / White Point Comments Off on Managing Your Digital Library – Making it Easier / /

Managing Your Digital Library – Making it Easier

Lets face it, most photographers would like to spend more time shooting than editing.  It was clear by their questions and interest, managing your digital library was a very important topic at the Expanding your Horizons – Landscape & Seascape Photography Workshop.  Wally Hayes,...Read more

Sun 07 Jul 2013 Tom Wilson Nature & Landscape Photography Comments Off on Loons – Pleasant Surprise

Loons – Pleasant Surprise

    Everyone once in awhile you get lucky on your walks and you see new things for photos. In mid-May, I had began hearing loons from a distance but could not see them.  Then in early June I starting seeing but from a long distance out. My wife had noticed they had liked this […]Read more

Sun 24 Mar 2013 Tom Wilson Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Nikon New Cameras – S9500 and P520, Great for Hikers / / /

Nikon New Cameras – S9500 and P520, Great for Hikers

Nikon recently announced in late January its new point and shoot cameras – two cameras that caught my eye were S9500 (see above photo) and P520 (see below). Both cameras have made improvements to each from its predecessors  S9300 ) and P510.  And they were popular with hikers. As with any...Read more

Sat 19 Jan 2013 Tom Wilson Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Wide Angle – Landscape Photography / / /

Wide Angle – Landscape Photography

Like so many photographers starting out, I fell for and got hooked on optical zoom in my point and shoot cameras and DSLR. The more zoom, the better. My biggest zoom was 18X with point and shoot cameras and 15x with my  18-270 mm Tamron lens for my DSLR camera.  Today you can purchase point...Read more

Fri 14 Dec 2012 Tom Wilson Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Nikon P7700 Review / / / / / /

Nikon P7700 Review

I thought I would begin this post with a short video of the Nikon P7700 to introduce you to the camera and some of its features. This camera replaces the Nikon P7100, 7000, 6000 and 5000 models. I owned the Nikon P6000 model and used it extensively when hiking as it was easily & quickly...Read more