How I Shot a Nova Terra Cosplay Photo in the Desert

As a photographer, I’ve never really planned my shoots too much. I kind of look at what I’ll be shooting and think of cool-looking images. Then I try my best to match what I’m seeing in my head through photography and sometimes post-production. This shoot happened in California in 2015 shortly after Blizzcon. My good friend Lyz Brickley finished an incredible Nova Terra costume from Starcraft (the outfit is based on her Heroes of the Storm look). She had the gun professionally made by her friend Jordan over at Henchmen Props. I couldn’t wait to shoot it. Lyz has a
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Yes, Nikon Designs Its Own Sensors

Sony has been receiving attention and praise in recent years for the quality of its sensors and the fact that it produces sensors for other heavyweight camera companies, including Nikon. But even though some of Nikon’s CMOS sensors may be manufactured in Sony factories, Nikon actually spends a considerable amount of resources designing those high-end sensors. Dave Etchells of Imaging Resource was recently given a rare behind-the-scenes look at Nikon’s secretive sensor design operations for a Nikon-sponsored in-depth report.
The Nikon D5’s sensor.
“I’ve known for some time that Nikon actually designs their own sensors, to a fairly minute level
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