Something Fishy? Check ...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern The first image that I took was blurry and I knew why. My ISO was too low and less sensitive to the light, resulting in too slow a shutter speed. I had entered an aquarium that was very dim in its passageways. The constant maximum aperture on my Olympus M....

Sights and Sounds of Am...

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams Whether I’m at home or on the road, it’s people that often find themselves the subject I’m focusing on. Our fellow time travelers interest us, their customs, their moods, their space.     Emerging from Amsterdam’s Central Station, I...

Wordless Wednesday # 13...

Today’s Post By Ken MacAdams Camera:  Panasonic GX8 Lens: Lumix G Vario 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Next week, Ken takes you behind-the-scenes on this bike ride in Colorado A reminder: Wordless Wednesday is back. If only for this week. If you would like to have one of your...

Comparing Zoom vs. Prim...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern I like using prime lenses, but when I am unsure of what the layout of the land will be on my travels with several people, I prefer to take a zoom lens. On an outing to Wave Hill, a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx, NY, overlooking the...

Walking Around Amsterda...

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams Living in the sunny Southwest, I’m spoiled by day after day of gorgeous sunshine!   ] I awoke on the second day of my stay in Amsterdam to the sound of rain pelting on my motel window and was less than excited for the day’s prospects. I had the...

Chasing the Northern Li...

Today’s Post by Barry Staver Here’s more info, adding to my earlier post about the challenges of photographing one of Mother Nature’s most amazing sights. Photographing the Northern Lights as opposed to the Southern version, I believe, is easier and the most popular choice. The viewing...