To Buy or Not To Buy

“Money makes the world go around The world go around The world go around”  … Author Unknown Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Consumer culture depends on consumption and I’ve played my part. In 2012, based on glowing reviews and opting for better equipment, I purchased the newly released...

Shooting with Enhanced ...

As I’ve gained more experience in working with a Panasonic Lumix G6 that was converted with an Enhanced IR filter Ive had a change of heart. This filter is equivalent to 665nm filter and allows more color to pass through to the sensor and is especially suited for color IR...

Book Review: The Comple...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace We often write about quadcopters—drones if you insist—here on the blog, with Mark Toal an excellent pilot and me mostly a Wrong Way Corrigan kind of guy. So I thought I needed to do some research and it turns out that Adam Juniper’s book The Complete Guide to...

Hidden Gems: JP Camera ...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I recently wrote a blog post about the JB Camera Designs wooden grip that I use on my Infrared Lumix GX7 camera. I painted the walnut grip red so I can quickly identify the camera as being Infrared. When I heard they had a wooden grip available for my Lumix GX85...

Digital Q&A: Why M...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Q: I understand why Mark uses Micro Four-thirds camera but why does Joe? Doesn’t his experience in working with all SLRs make him more interested in cameras with bigger sensors like Fuji and Sony? A: I first encountered the Micro Four-thirds system in...

Steps to Somewhere

“I’ll build a stairway to Paradise With a new step every day” ~ George Gershwin Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern If looking for an evocative theme that teases the imagination, outdoor railings and stairways may provide one. Mine are often found in parks for ascending...