Entries by Matt Meisenheimer

Nikon’s new 500mm 5.6 PF

When it comes to the ‘best’ lenses for wildlife photography, the build and image quality of super telephoto primes is unsurpassed.   All of us have seen (and probably been envious of) those monster 400-600mm prime lenses, they are absolutely amazing. There are downsides, however, the major ones being weight and cost. Cost will always be […]

Canon EOS R

Only a few weeks removed from Nikon’s mirrorless announcement, Canon has now made a big mirrorless announcement as well in the EOS R. Now both of the biggest players in digital photography have entered the mirrorless market. As I noted in my previous article on Nikon’s release, I think competition is great for consumers and […]

Nikon Mirrorless: First Impressions of the Z6 & Z7

Nikon has officially announced its new mirrorless, full-frame camera line along with a completely new lens mount. Nikon’s dive into the mirrorless market means that Sony finally has a true competitor. Canon is very close to revealing its new mirrorless line too, as their mirrorless announcement is rumored to be early this fall. In short, […]

Trip Report: Glacier National Park

We just finished the first of our two Glacier National Park workshops this summer. It was a fantastic trip and although the forecast called for clear skies all week, our group was treated to some very nice light all week. Glacier National Park is my personal favorite national park. The mountains are incredible, it features […]

Trip Report: Coastal Brown Bears of Alaska

Step into any souvenir shop in Alaska and you’ll see ‘The Last Frontier’ plastered across t-shirts, stickers, mugs, and more. That reputation is certainly well-deserved as Alaska contains 365.5 million acres of land, 28.8 million acres of freshwater lakes, rivers, and ponds, 6,640 linear miles of coastline, and 4 out of 10 of the highest […]