Manos: The Hands of Fat...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace, with Mildred Alpern Manos: The Hands of Fate is a 1966 American low-budget horror film written, directed, produced by, and starring Harold P. Warren. Some consider it to be one of the worst films ever made but I can think of others. (Anyone remember Myra...

Finding the Weird

It’s  time for my favorite time of the week, it’s Millie on Monday — Joe Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Recording the weird Unusual sights perceived Trips the fantastic Ever stop, do a double take and then be glad that you have your camera with you? Some unusual sights are...

Eastern Sierra Photo Tr...

Join Mark Toal and Panasonic Luminary’s Suzette Allen and Jon Yoshi on a photo adventure to the Eastern Sierras on October 20-23. The trip is sponsored by the Creative Photo Academy. Details and sign up information are available at their web site. Besides the amazing fall colors in the...

Digital Q&A: A Que...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Q: Do you prefer large capacity memory cars or smaller capacity cards? And why? A: I prefer large capacity cards for lots of reason. The other day on social media I saw a comment (see Q&A about comments) that this person always uses small capacity...

Meike 50mm f/2 and 35mm...

Today’s Video by David Thorpe The Meike 50mm f/2 is a manual focus, super multi-coated lens for Micro Four-thirds mirrorless (and APS-C) cameras. Lens design consists of five groups of 6 elements. Its minimum aperture is f/22 and the lens has a filter size of 49mm. Meike’s 35mm f/1.7 is...

How I Made Sara’s Portr...

From the Best of Mark Toal Last week I spoke at a workshop on how to use 4K video to shoot a model and grab a singe frame from the 30 frames per second to produce the final image. In case you missed it, here’s link to a blog post that I wrote a about how to shoot 4K photographs. In...