Dressing for the cold

For many photographers, and other adventurers travelling to the Arctic and Antarctic, dressing for the cold might be their biggest concern. Our WildPhoto Travel clients come from all parts of the world, many of them from warmer climates, and some have not even seen snow and ice before. Therefore we get questions about cold weather jackets, hats, and not to …

Nikon 180-400mm field test

WildPhoto Travel photography host Roy Mangersnes has tested the Nikon 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 on a Svalbard Winter expedition. This is his test report: Over the years as a Nikon ambassador I have been able to test a lot of new gear that has come out and some of it I have reported on, like the 200-500mm f/5,6. After my contract …

Nikon D850 field test

While hosting a WildPhoto Travel photo tour to Alaska, Roy Mangersnes tested the Nikon D850. It didn’t go exactly as planned, but here is his report: First of all I want to give a shout out to the best photography store in the world. The service found at my local pro store Stavanger Foto cannot be matched by anyone, and …

NIKON 200-500MM – FIELD TEST

If you are looking for a lightweight alternative for your travel photography there are several options on the market. WildPhoto Travel host Roy Mangersnes has tested the Nikon 200-500mm f/5,6E ED lens on one of our Autumn Light expeditions to Svalbard in 2015. This is his verdict: Due to efficient logistics and a good friend I was lucky to receive …