About Nasim Mansurov

Nasim Mansurov is the author and founder of Photography Life, based out of Denver, Colorado. He is recognized as one of the leading educators in the photography industry, conducting workshops, producing educational videos and frequently writing content for Photography Life. You can follow him on Instagram and Facebook. Read more about Nasim here.

Post Archive By Nasim Mansurov

Nikon Z Firmware Update Wishlist (Updated 2021)

Without a doubt, camera firmware is one of the most important parts of any modern digital camera, and this is especially true for mirrorless cameras that have a lot more electronics compared to DSLRs. Nikon has been building its arsenal of Z-series cameras in both full-frame (FX) and APS-C (DX)...

Best Camera for Landscape Photography in 2021

If you are into landscape photography, you might be wondering which camera on the market today is the best. With so many great cameras out there, it is hard to pick a winner. We’ve put together this detailed guide that shows our top recommended cameras for landscape photography.

Happy New Year (and what a year it was!)

With the year 2020 finally behind us, I wanted to wish a very Happy New 2021 Year to our readers all around the world. Thank you for being our readers, and for continuing to come back to Photography Life. It is an honor to write for such an amazing group...

How to Calibrate Your Apple Mac Monitor

In this article, I will go over the process of calibrating Apple's iMac and MacBook monitors. I will be using a hardware colorimeter along with DisplayCAL software, and demonstrate why properly calibrating your Apple display is extremely important. As photographers, it is important for us to establish a consistent and...

How to Properly Resize Images in Capture One

If you are a Capture One user, you might be wondering how you can properly resize your images for web use, so that the resulting files look great on any platform. Exporting full-size images from your high-resolution camera is typically not ideal, because you end up with very large images...

Apple MacBook Air M1 Review for Photography Needs

As a travel and landscape photographer, I want to be able to pack as light as possible. While my camera gear has been getting slimmer and lighter, thanks to the advancements in mirrorless camera technology, my computer needs have also grown tremendously in the past few years. I recently had...

How to Properly Resize Images in Lightroom

If you like sharing your photographs online, whether on Facebook or on your own blog, you should learn how to properly resize your images in Lightroom. While your camera can take very high-resolution photographs, you might sometimes need to down-size or "down-sample" those images, not only because most websites won't...

Nikon Z5 Review

The Nikon Z5 is a budget-friendly full-frame mirrorless camera that was introduced in July of 2020. Despite its $1,399 retail price tag (at the time of introduction), the Z5 is a very capable camera that has most of the functionality of its higher-end sibling, the Nikon Z6.

Nikon Mirrorless Cameras Compared

Ever since Nikon released its first Z-mount mirrorless cameras in 2018, the camera line-up has grown tremendously, totaling 6 cameras. The first two cameras, the Nikon Z6 and Z7 have been updated with their second-generation bodies. In-between, Nikon also released the Z5 - a budget full-frame mirrorless camera, as well...

AF-ON Button Explained

If you use a modern DSLR or a mirrorless camera, it might come with a button for focusing labeled "AF-ON". While this button at first might seem to be redundant, it can be a very handy feature that will make it easier to focus on your subject. In this article,...