CONTENTS – ISSUE 51 2016
INFINITE POTENTIAL – Photography Changed My Life. Now Life Is Changing My Photography
By Chris Weston
Professional wildlife photographer Chris Weston writes “It’s not the camera, it’s the photographer”; his photographic essay explains that the creation of a great photograph is not necessarily dependent on having the latest or most expensive gear but on having a keen eye, an open and inquisitive mind and the artistic skills to turn vision into reality.
CLOSE-UP & PERSONAL PART II
by Becky Danese
In Part II of her article Becky Danese experimented with three photographic tools that Nikon have produced over 50 years: reversing rings, extension tubes and close-up filters, each of which can create a different style of image in-camera.
REVEALING A LOST WORLD
by Roger Bates
Roger Bates recounts the photographic exploits of Rupert Wilmot during his travels through the Indian Himalaya in the 1930s and the role he has played in preserving this distinguished photographer’s work.
ADVENTURES IN THE ARIÈGE
Simon Stafford introduces a small potpourri of attendees’ photographs taken during the exclusive Nikon Owner photography workshop in the Ariège, France during May 2015.
ANGEL EYES XXIII
by Heather Angel
Heather Angel’s 60th book, Pollination Power, has just been published; in this issue she outlines how she set about getting one of the images that appears in the book. The shot is called ‘Stretching For Nectar’.
ANDREW MAIN WILSON’S EPIC ADVENTURE PHILIPPINES – THE RICE TERRACES OF BATAD
by Andrew Main Wilson
Andrew Main Wilson vividly describes one of mankind’s most outstanding ancient engineering and irrigation marvels in one of the world’s most remote locations in the Philippines and explains how he captured this remarkable image.
THE TONY HURST GALLERY – Part XIV
Words by Gray Levett
Tony Hurst’s iconic shot of the very first Nikon camera, the Nikon Model One, brings to life all the passion and dedication that went into the production of this very rare item.
by Simon Stafford
Simon Stafford reviews the Nikon D7200, the latest DX-format Nikon D-SLR in his widely-read series of articles on new Nikon equipment.