Hints of Autumn

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern “But it’s a long long while from May to December And the days grow short when you reach September” – Kurt Weill / Lyrics: Maxwell Anderson September it is, and the days grow shorter with sundown earlier. Nature is having its seasonal mood...

Answering Reader Questi...

Today’s Video by Barry Staver and Joe Farace Barry and Joe are back in Studio B and they’re answering reader questions, most of which in this episode are related to memory cards. These are some of the type of questions that we often get here at Mirrorless Photo Tips and in...

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....

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...

On the Ice with Millie

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Invited to watch a hockey match at Chelsea Piers in NYC, I grabbed my Olympus M. Zuiko 40-150 f/2.8 Pro lens and headed off to the rink. The first thing I noticed was a six-foot high Plexiglas on a waist-high wall encircling the perimeter of the rink to...

Food for Thought

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern If you are reading this, in all probability you are a photographer who loves taking pictures and looking at what others shoot. As you import your images onto a computer, you relive that moment when you took that scene—where you were, who was there, what you...