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.

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Nikon Z50 Review

The Nikon Z50 is the first-generation Z-mount DX mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor. Announced on October 10, 2019, together with two compact DX lenses specifically designed for the camera, the Nikon Z50 packs many attractive features, putting it above entry-level DSLRs like Nikon D3500 and D5600. With its price…

Recommended Nikon Z50 Settings

In this guide, I will provide detailed information on how to quickly set up the Nikon Z50, as well as go through some of the camera buttons and controls. Many beginner photographers struggle with basic camera settings and don't know how to take advantage of all the buttons, features and…

Recommended Nikon Z6 Settings

In this guide, I will provide detailed information on what settings I use on my Nikon Z6 and shortly explain what some of the camera buttons and controls do. Although the Nikon Z6 is practically identical in its build, button layout / design and ergonomics to the Z7, there are…

Recommended Nikon Z7 Settings

Nikon's entry into the full-frame mirrorless market came in the shapes of Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras. The Nikon Z7 is the high megapixel version of the two, sporting a 45.7 MP BSI CMOS sensor and a more sophisticated autofocus system with 493 phase-detection autofocus points. Since much of the…

Fuji X-T20 Review

The success of the Fujifilm X-T series cameras has created the demand for a lower cost camera that incorporates most of the features in a more compact body. The Fuji X-T1 prompted the birth of the X-T10, and the X-T2 obviously resulted in the second-generation X-T20. Built to the same…

Follow PL as We Travel in the Middle East

Spencer and I are currently traveling in the Middle East. We are starting our journey in UAE, after which we are planning to visit the beautiful Jordan. The last week of our month-long adventure will be spent in Turkey. If you would like to follow our daily adventures and get…

Zabriskie Point in 32K Resolution

We all know what a 4K image looks like. With its resolution of 3840 x 2160, it works out to be an 8.3-megapixel image. Double the number of pixels horizontally, and you get 8K resolution at 7680 x 4320, which is about 33.2 MP. Do it again, and you get…

Must-Have Gear for a Traveling Photographer

As a busy photographer who travels quite a bit both within the USA and overseas, I have gone through many types of gear in my camera bag. While some of the gear and accessories are absolute necessities I will not leave my home without, others can be very useful in…

Join Me in Dubai This Saturday (Free Event)

I’m on my way to Dubai to deliver a lecture titled "Technical Photography and the Photography Industry", as well as to kick off my Dubai and Jordan workshop. If you are in Dubai this coming Saturday, February 29, 2020, please join this free event - I would love to meet…

Nikon Z 85mm f/1.8 S Review

Nikon released its first portrait lens for the Z mount with the announcement of the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, but it was more of a "show off" lens to demonstrate the possibilities of the new system more than anything, especially considering its exorbitant $8K price-tag. The portrait lens…