A New Lens, A New Start

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern With any new lens, there is always a learning curve, some easier to master than others. A lens that auto focuses is a big aid in shooting. More assistance comes from the lens manufacturer, photo reviews, and YouTube videos that describe in detail the...

Preparing for an Exhibi...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern It is challenging fun to take photographs and equally exciting to assemble them for an exhibit. My local library, St. Agnes, a branch of the New York Public Library, booked me last November for a show of my photographs for the month of July, the first...

Movie Making

Today’s Post by By Mildred Alpern Making movies and shooting TV episodes are ongoing activities in New York City. Parking spaces are blocked off for the wealth of multi-door caravans that fill the adjacent streets for the day. Stars as well as assistants scurry back and forth to...

Wordless Wednesday #4: ...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal A reminder: If you would like to have feature one of your images featured on Wordless Wednesday, contact us via the CONTACT button above and we’ll e-mail directions and information on image size. The image can be any shape, vertical, horizontal, panoramic...

The Jump Roper

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Can you imagine jump-roping with vigor in 93 degree Fahrenheit weather in mid-morning under a broiling sun? Not I, but I came upon someone who did just that with all the grace of a ballet star. On the broad terrace behind the Soldiers’ and Sailors’...

Shooting the Leica DG V...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal In today’s installment of What Lens to Buy, Mark looks at the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH lens… My favorite Micro Four-thirds lens has always been the Lumix G Vario 7-14mm f/4 ASPH lens ($897.99.) It’s small, light and very sharp. When I first...