Sometimes life doesn’t leave as much time as we’d like for photography. That gap in time between one’s bachelor days and retirement can present a potential black hole of creativity and opportunity needed to exercise one’s Photography muscles and shoot like a boss…
Heading back from a meeting in beautiful Buena NJ (home of Blackwater Pond Park and a big ass WAWA) I was happy to have my Leic M9 and Summicron 50mm f/2 in the passenger seat. I knew that I was in a beautiful part of the state on a bright sunny day but had that [...]
Jimmies status: Rustled SnapSort.com is basically an aggregation site that loads camera stats into a database and “scores” them in relation to each other based on those stats. they rustle my Jimmies. Users can then pit two cameras against each other and the database gnomes at SnapSort.com will tell you which camera is better. Here’s [...]
So, I have been transitioning to Adobe Lightroom 4. The updated “clarity” slider is one change that can hardly be called an improvement. No, folks. The new clarity slider is a bucket of fail.
So, there’s always a lot of debate about the image quality of the new mirrorless interchangeable lens systems and cameras like the Sony NEX-7 and Fuji X-Pro vs. DSLRs like the Canon 5D Mark III. This video is a simple tour of what the main differences are between the traditional DSLR systems and the newer mirrorless sytems. [...]
With Canon releasing the new 600EX-RT flash and ST-E3-RT trigger, questions about pricing are inevitable. $629.00 street price for a small on camera flash is certainly pushing limits of acceptability… but is it tempting high end consumers to find alternatives?
Confidence. Confidence. Confidence. Some photographers find a way find beauty in ordinary things. That makes sense. But what do you do when faced with a subject that possesses immense inherent beauty? I was recently faced with this question after encountering what I could only describe as an impossibly beautiful woman. You know what I’m talking [...]
I asked myself this question – then I asked the Interwebs: “If you could be a MASTER of one photography skill, which would it be?” Now, a lot goes into shooting Leica Boss. Just ask Ken Rockwell. But if you could be a master in one area, what would it be? Here’s the results of [...]
Yesterday I set off to visit Adorama and B&H Photo in New York. I needed some HC-110 and it’s a pain to order online. Also wanted to look for an awesome Leica MD-2 and 21mm lens. I didn’t know that it was Gay Pride day in NY, and ended up parking essentially on the parade [...]
Pentax’s announcement of the “Q system” leaves us with – as they note – the tiniest little digital interchangeable lens system in the land. For great technical information and links, check out 1001 Noisy Cameras So, we have a 12MP, tiny thumbnail sized sensor (the 8.5mm prime is their normal lens!) with a – let’s [...]