nhatgnat’s Pages:

Pro Reviews
Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Review
Pentax K200D
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3
Kodak EasyShare P712
HP Photosmart R927
Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z600

nhatgnat’s Equipment:

Cameras
Canon EOS 1D Mark II N
Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
Canon EOS-20D
• Sony HD Video Camera

Lenses
• 16-35mm f2.8
• 400mm f2.8

 

Pro Camera Tester, nhatgnat
About nhatgnat
I have worked as a staff photographer for newspapers for the past 10 years. For the past 6 years I've been at the San Jose Mercury News where I've covered everything from the Olympics to community parades. Before the Mercury News I worked as a staff photographer at the Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va. I grew up in Colorado and graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelors degree.

Although I do a little bit of everything at the Mercury News, most of my time is spent shooting sports in the fall and spring - mainly pro and college football and then college basketball. Every-so-often I'll cover a baseball or hockey game.

My first 35mm slr was a Minolta 7000 when I was 12 years old, I gave up all holiday presents and allowance for a year for the camera. Before that I had many 110's and a poloroid camera. My best friend from high school and I produced a ski magazine called Glucose; another ski magazine, when we were in high school, which had sponsors and advertisers. We published three issues and the magazine ended when we went to seperate colleges. After attending one year at the University of Colorado at Boulder I transfered to the University of Missouri at Columbia to attened their photo journalism program.

I've lived in Pennsylvania, Texas, Colorado, Utah, Virginia, Missouri, North Carolina, Wisconsin and now California.

Visit nhatgnat's websites:
www.sportsshooter.com/nhatgnat
www.mercurynewsphoto.com

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