The Flowers of June

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Certain flowers of June draw my attention: iris and larkspur and poppy. Each freshly minted heralds the final outcome of the seed-bud-flower cycle. It is impossible to ignore the beauty of these flowers, so distinctive in form and color, and each with a...

Mirrorless Macro Photog...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace The classical definition of macro photography is that the image projected onto the film plane or digital sensor is the same size as the subject. These days, the term “macro” has come to mean being able to focus on a subject close enough so that the image...

First Impressions: Leic...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I was upstairs when UPS delivered a package so Mary signed for it. I said, “it’s probably the Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 lens” to which she replied, “it can’t be a lens because the package is too light.” But it was. It turns out that this lens only weighs...

Wordless Wednesday #2: ...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace   A reminder: If you would like to have feature one of your images featured on Wordless Wednesday, contact me via the CONTACT button above and I’ll e-mail directions and information on image size. The image can be any shape, vertical,...

What Lens Should I Buy ...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal One of the most common questions that I hear when working store events for Panasonic is what lens should I buy next? Once we narrow down the type of photos the customers like to shoot, we can make a few choices in every focal length range. This is the first in a...

To Flip or Not to Flip

Today’s Post By Mildred Alpern To flip or not to flip, that is the question. On my Olympus-E-M5 Mark II camera. The articulating screen or flip out screen is a useful addition. Having ignored its practicality, I seldom used it, but recently I did.  To my surprise, a robin built an...

Would You Like to Write...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Because a blog is a living organism and constantly need to be fed we would to add to our roster of talented photographers. If you’re reading this blog regularly and are passionate about mirrorless photography, we would like you consider writing a blog post (or...

Keeping Cameras and Len...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “A clean camera is a happy camera”—Joe Farace I’ve been using LensPen products for a long time, for almost all of the twenty-five years they’ve been in production and keep one in each of my camera bags. Yup, for 25 years LensPens have been...