CONTENTS – ISSUE 50 2015
PRESERVING OUR WILDLIFE FOR THE FUTURE – THE MOOSE PETERSON INTERVIEW
by Michael Eleftheriades
Michael Eleftheriades interviews Nikon USA Ambassador and celebrated wildlife photographer Moose Peterson, following his popular lecture to Nikon Owner subscribers earlier this year.
NIKON Df – SPECIAL GOLD EDITION
Nikon produced the Nikon FM Gold commemorating their 60th anniversary in 1977. In December 2014 they released the Nikon Df Gold, a very special limited-edition black and gold model.
JANET WILLIAMSON – A LIFE IN ART, MUSIC & PHOTOGRAPHY
by Gray Levett
Janet Williamson studied art under David Hockney, creating some of the most significant rock music posters and album covers of the 1970s; Gray Levett examines her life as a Nikon photographer and her involvement in the music world.
ANDREW MAIN WILSON’S EPIC ADVENTURE SAMOA – THE STRANGLER FIG TREEHOUSE OF UPOLU
by Andrew Main Wilson
On September 29th 2009, a massive earthquake, measuring 8.1 on the Richter Scale, triggered a 40ft high wall of water, crashing onto the southern shores of Samoa. Hoteliers David and Carol Batchelor only survived by clinging to a tree. Andrew Main Wilson follows their story.
CLOSE-UP AND PERSONAL
by Becky Danese
In Part I of this article Becky Danese takes up the subject of the many uses of the Nikon SB-R1C1 close-up commander kit, a flash system specifically designed for close-up photography.
THE TONY HURST GALLERY Part XIII
Words by Gray Levett
In its time, the Nikon MF-2 750 Exposure Bulk Film Back provided the largest bulk film transport capacity available for the Nikon F2 series. Tony Hurst was tasked with bringing this scarcely known and rare accessory to life.
ANGEL EYES XXII
by Heather Angel
On her third trip to India Heather Angel visited The Khana Reserve and caught an extraordinary image of a wild bolting boar.
by Simon Stafford
Simon Stafford reviews the diminutive Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR, the first interchangeable Nikkor lens to feature a Phase Fresnel lens element.