Nikon Owner magazine cover – issue 65
CONTENTS – ISSUE 65 2019
MICHAEL PITTS, DIRECTOR & CAMERAMAN:
SEA HUNT PART I
In Part I of this two-part series, Michael Pitts tells us the story of his extraordinary career as an underwater photographer, director & cameraman. It has taken him all over the world, from the Great Barrier Reef, shooting on a major BBC David Attenborough series, Coral Seas to the wreck of the Invincible, which sank in 1789.
NIKON Z 6 & Z 7 REVIEW: PART 2
By Simon Stafford
In the first of a two-part article by our esteemed technical specialist, Simon Stafford provides us with an overview of the Nikon Z-series cameras, the first FX-format mirrorless models released by the Nikon Corporation.
NIGER – THE WODAABE DESERT NOMADS
By Andrew Main Wilson
Adding yet another country to his ‘roads less travelled’ series, Andrew Main Wilson journeys to Niger, one of the world’s most challenging and unusual countries, which was ranked at the bottom of the United Nations Human Development Index. But, as he has so often illustrated, there are extraordinary people wherever one journeys.
THE THEORY OF PRE-VOLUTION USING VINTAGE LENSES IN A MODERN AGE
By Becky Danese
What do rabbit ears, Nikkor pre-AI, AI and AIS lenses all have in common and why are they relevant in a digital age? Becky Danese explains in her comprehensive article.
By Jeremy Walker
In a unique article written for Nikon Owner, award-winning photographer and Nikon Ambassador Jeremy Walker shares his thoughts and ideas on landscape photography with our readers.
TONY HURST GALLERY:
Words by Gray Levett
Tony Hurst has added yet another creation to his stunning images of Nikon equipment, the Nikon F2 High Speed camera, which was introduced at Photokina in 1978. Gray Levett tells the story.
LIFE IN THE ROCKS
By Heather Angel
The preeminent natural history photographer Heather Angel shows us that you can find life in the rocks in the exposed limestone areas in Yorkshire.
THE MUSICAL BOX OF MICHAEL PUTLAND: IMAGES FROM HIS ARCHIVE
By Gillian Greenwood
In the first part of an exciting new series, Gillian Greenwood examines the impact that music has had on all of our lives and takes us back to the time when Michael Putland, one of the UK’s most significant music photographers, was starting his career. One of his seminal photographs was a black and white image of the legendary singer and songwriter Scott Walker.