Infrared in the Desert

Today’s Post by Mark Toal It’s been a long, rainy winter in the Northwest this year so I haven’t been able to use my Infrared camera as much as I would have liked. Infrared photography is easiest when there are white puffy clouds against a blue sky and fairly bright light. The middle of...

Sharp or Just Acceptabl...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace For my digital image processing, I use a 5K iMac and it’s changed the way I view and work with older images. Images made with older, lower resolution digital cameras and viewed on older, softer CRT monitors don’t compare with how they looked on...

Travel Photography: One...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Every New Year I make a resolution to simplify and get rid of things in my life. For the past month or so I have tired to just use one camera and one lens when I travel. My favorite combination is the Panasonic Lumix GX85 with the Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7...

Prime Time for Lenses

Today’s Post by Mark Toal A prime lens is a photographic lens whose focal length is fixed, as opposed to a zoom lens. I’ve always liked the idea of a fixed focal length lens but I’m just lazy and love being able to stay in one place and have the lens do all the work. I love zoom lenses...

Selective Coloring and ...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern A gala affair Wine and champagne flowing free Tipsy view of art A photo gallery opening in New York City draws crowds, and when the photographer is Annie Leibovitz, big ones. Lucky enough to secure an invite, I carried an Olympus E-M5 Mark II with the...

October Is Black &...

Form the Best of Mark Toal Now that fall is here and the leaves of the trees in my home state are turning beautiful shades of red and yellow I figured that it was a good time to set my camera to black and white for a month. I’ve seen plenty of fall colors in my life and with any luck...