Happy President’s...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace For blog readers who live outside of the USA, President’s Day is a holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States, who was born on February 22, 1732. While widely known as...

Shooting More Now, Enjo...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace One of the most interesting aspects of digital image capture is that we—at least its seems for me—appear to shoot more images for a typical photo session than we did when shooting film for a similar project. For a typical model test shoot, I used to...

How I “Shot the S...

From the Best of Mark Toal I was in Virginia City, Nevada last week to check out the steam train that runs between Virginia City and Gold Hill, Nevada. I took the train ride and returned to set up a time lapse of the train pulling into the station and then leaving again. The time lapse...

Shooting Portraits with...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Recently I wrote a post, “Field Test: Sigma 30mm f/1.4,” about this wonderfully useful lens. While not horribly expensive ($399) it still may be a stretch for some of this blog’s readers who mat be new to mirrorless photography. Instead they might ask,...

Think About Buying a Us...

From the Best of Mark Toal Joe and I are both camera nuts. If there’s a new or interesting camera we just have to try it. We both also love older cameras. This means that we frequently buy older mirrorless cameras and sell ones that aren’t very old. Joe has converted two of of his...

Adding Dramatic Lightin...

Today’s Post By Mildred Alpern Not surprisingly, I get tips from Mirrorless Photo Tips and sometimes they steer me into new paths. Two MPT posts boosted my interest to work on dramatic lighting with a slave flash— off camera flash—and the Olympus E-M5 Mark II (Wireless Speedlights in the...

Do You Have a Muse That...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Muse: def., a person or personified force who is the source of inspiration for a creative artist. Jamie MacDonald, for example, found his muse to be Mother Nature. For me it was a person, in this case a model named Tia Stoneman. I photographed her for...

Shooting the Panasonic ...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I’ve always loved the 4K Photo Mode that Panasonic introduced a couple of years ago for the Lumix G7. 4K Photo allows you to pull an eight-Megapixel frame from a 4K video clip. Any camera that can shoot 4K video can be used to extract a still frame in post...