1 / 67
Over Lake Tekapo
Here’s one of my favorite images from that day in the chopper. Shooting from a helicopter is always tough. If you watched that video, you’ll see I switched a lot between different cameras. Even though I am using the Sony NEX-7 a lot, I chose the Nikon here because of the extreme conditions. I was quite worried I would only get a few minutes to shoot, so I wanted to make sure I did not run into any buffering problems… this is why I went with the Nikon.
Don’t know what buffering is? That is what happens when you take a whole bunch of photos in a row and the camera has to save them quickly. On lesser cameras, sometimes you can only take a few photos before there is a long pause while it writes the photos. The NEX-7 lets met get in about 10-13 photos before it starts going slow. The Nikon D3s lets me take about 30+ I think!
- Trey Ratcliff
Click here to read the rest of this post at the Stuck in Customs blog.
pacificnew zealandaotearoasouth islandte wai pounamute waka a mauimackenziecanterburywaitakimackenzie basinbasintekapolake tekapolakelandscapenaturalhelicopterpanoramamountainsfjordinletwatersnowsnowcapproject loongooglejune2013nikon d800