So, I like this photo. Let’s break it down a bit to see how a simple little “toss away” photo can still have a little bit of punch. Here’s the image:
Parting they seemed to tread upon the air… On April 4, 2011 I captured the first photo with my M8. It was the start of an aesthetic love affair that ended just days ago. While the Leica M8 was exchanged for even happier things, I can’t help but look back on the images and time [...]
Yes, Leica Boss. Mommy & Daddy are fighting. Ken Rockwell shoots… RAW? Say it ain’t so!!! It was Saturday May 7th 2011. Mark this day down. The BOSS OF BOSSES posted a photos taken with the Leica M9 – and describes a RAW workflow.
“Death to Digital” is the caption for an image of a Nikon DSLR- crushed with a sledgehammer and engulfed in flames. I threw my D1 off a bridge 8 times, doused it with gasoline and lit it on fire, froze it into a solid block of ice then smashed it with a sledge hammer into [...]
OK, I have a secret. I’m basically a Canon shooter. Canon’s gone a little buckwild with exotic glass lately. Seriously, guys – remember what happened LAST TIME when you were betting the farm on Diffractive Optics? Then no one loved concentric circles in their bokehs. Booo. In any event – let’s hope that we see [...]
X-games photographers are weenies. This guy is BOSS. Short interview with photographer John Lemieux – at times known as JohnLOL. Known for some pretty wicked winter sports shots, John is an enthusiast photographer, ski instructor and outdoorsman. Here’s the interview: LB: You’ve got your epic ski/snowboard photos alongside shots like “long exposure dong” posted [...]
I think I want an M8. Yes. It’s spring. It’s M8ting season [that's really clever, by the way. M8ting season. Wow] This is not a repeat from 2006. Or 2007. Or 2008. DxO craps on its noisy, slow, wonky 10MP CCD sensor. Boooo DxO It’s fidgety, has a lousy battery, a crazy interface with no [...]
Another interview in the 5Q series of short interviews with interesting photographers form around the interwebs. This interview is with Allan Crain – long-time 365er and a walking brocyclopedia of photographic knowledge. LB: So, how many days have you been* doing a 365? Has it changed your view on things? AC: As of last [...]