Author: Matt Jacques
The Michelle Valberg Interview

The Michelle Valberg Interview

Next up in our ongoing series of interviews with leading photographers, Matt Jacques sat down to chat with Canadian wildlife photographer Michelle Valberg. Michelle is a Nikon Canada ambassador, a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the Explorer’s Club, and was the first Canadian Geographic Explorer-In-Residence.

The Wayne Simpson Interview

The Wayne Simpson Interview

Late last year I sat down for a chat with photographer Wayne Simpson. Based in Ontario, Canada, Wayne creates some of the most evocative portraits I have seen, and has managed to develop his own creative style that invites the viewer to spend time to explore his characters.

Nikon 300mm f/2.8 VRII Hands-On

Nikon 300mm f/2.8 VRII Hands-On

Matt got his hands on the Nikon 300mm f/2.8 VR II for an upcoming review. In the meantime, here’s some initial thoughts and a few photos to get a closer look at this beauty of a lens.

The Mike Olbinski Interview

The Mike Olbinski Interview

Mike Olbinski is an internationally-renowned storm chaser, time-lapse photographer and Emmy award winning film-maker. Learn more about his work this week as Matt sat down to have a chat with him.

Nikon 500mm f/5.6 PF Review

Nikon 500mm f/5.6 PF Review

Matt reviews the Nikon’s compact super telephoto lens, the 500mm f/5.6 PF. A year after its launch it’s almost impossible to get hold of one in the stores, so does it live up to the hype?

The Neil Ever Osborne Interview

The Neil Ever Osborne Interview

Matt’s next interview guest is Toronto-based conservation photographer Neil Ever Osborne. The two on an expedition into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in 2018, and after all the blisters and discussions they had over 13 days on the tundra, he knew that he’d make a fascinating guest for his interview series.

Nikon 58mm f/1.4 – The Unexpected Review

Nikon 58mm f/1.4 – The Unexpected Review

When Nikon first announced their Nikkor 58mm f/1.4, many were confused about the ‘interesting’ choice in focal length and shocked by the initial sticker price. What makes this lens so special? Let’s find out!

The Don Komarechka Interview

The Don Komarechka Interview

Don Komarechka has made a name for himself in the world of macro photography, exploring the realms of water droplet refraction, ultraviolet fluorescence and snowflakes. I sat down with him for a chat about his business and his process.

The Esther Horvath Interview

The Esther Horvath Interview

Esther Horvath is a documentary photographer based in Germany. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine and National Geographic.

The Moose Peterson Interview

The Moose Peterson Interview

Matt Jacques sits down for a chat with renowned wildlife photographer and Nikon USA ambassador, Moose Peterson.

Review: DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone

Review: DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone

Matt Jacques got out to test the new DJI Mavic 2 Pro, and reports on overall build quality and image quality impressions. Does the partnership with Hasselblad provide any tangible benefits to photographers? Is this the ultimate drone from DJI, combining the best of the Phantom 4 Pro in the small body of the Mavic Pro?

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