Nooka Zub Zirc

Recently, I had the chance to visit the Nooka Lab in NYC, birthplace of some of the coolest watches around. It was great meeting up with the team, and I picked up a brand spanking new Nooka Zub Zirc to add to the collection.

Nooka was the official watch sponsor for Warped Tour 2010; you might recall some of the recent photos from the punk rock summer camp with artists rocking Nooka, like Grant Harris from Breathe Electric:

The Nooka Zub Zirc

This watch is one of Nooka's Spring 2010 models, with the face of the Zirc in the slick polyurethane styling of the Zub series. As a music photographer, I went with the black model; I always prefer to go as low key as possible in the photo pit, so BK was the natural choice.

The face of the watch features several elements, with a circular hours readout and a linear minutes display. Seconds are noted in a two-digit digital display. You also have your AM/PM and alarm indicators as well.

The clasp on the band isn't your standard band buckle, but super fast pinch-mechanism. The latch is also spring-loaded, so it pops open; easy to adjust, easy to put on.

End Notes:

Shout out & big love to the fine folks at the Nooka – I think I have my new concert watch. Until I get Nooka's new Zub Zayu, anyway.

Now, to keep this music photography related, here are some artists artists sporting Nooka who you might recognize:

My Camera DSLR and Lenses for Concert Photography

Nikon Z 7:
I use two Nikon Z 7 for my live music photography. A true do-it-all mirrorless camera with amazing AF, great speed and fantastic resolution.


Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8S:
The 24-70mm is my go-to lens. The range is ideal for stage front photography and the image quality is superb.


Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR:
A perfect pair to the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8, I can basically shoot any job with the midrange and this lens. Superb image quality.


Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8:
Ultra-wide perspective, ridiculously sharp even wide open at f/2.8. I love using this lens up-close and personal, where it excels.

See My Full Kit for Concert Photography

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