Nikon announces two new cameras, lenses

Nikon has officially announced two new cameras and lenses available later this summer and fall.  The following products were announced last night:

Nikon D3000 entry-level DSLR
Nikon D300s advanced DX format DSLR
18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 AFS  DX VR II lens (update to the current model)
70-200mm f/2.8G AFS VR II lens (update to the current model)
Read my thoughts after the jump.

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The Photographer’s Guide to Silver Efex Pro is here!

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I’m pleased to announce the immediate release of a new eBook from Luminescence of Nature Press.  The Photographer’s Guide to Silver Efex Pro is a comprehensive tutorial for making stunning black and white conversions using the popular plug-in from Nik Software.  The 218-page, interactive guide includes step-by-step instructions on how to use all of the features in Silver Efex Pro, and unlocks hidden features, like the image histogram.  The eBook also contains 15 embedded video files, narrated by me.  In all, you get a printable manual with approximately one hour of training video.
For more information, check out the product page.

Coming Soon: The Photographer’s Guide to Nik Silver Efex Pro– with VIDEO

cover-300px.jpgI’ve been very busy over the last few months working on a new eBook project.  The Photographer’s Guide to Silver Efex Pro is finally nearing completion.  This eBook is a comprehensive guide to Black and White conversion using the popular Nik Software plug-in for Photoshop, Lightroom, and Aperture.  As always, you’ll be able to follow along using some of the image files from the book, but this eBook is going to have an exciting twist– approximately one hour of instructional videos embedded right in the pages!

Stay tuned for more details and a final release date, or check out my eBook page: