These Boots Are Made fo...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern These boots are made for walkin’ And that’s just what they’ll do One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you – Lee Hazelwood Because I was unsure of what an outdoor excursion might entail, I chose to carry the light and...

It’s Cyber Monday...

The term “Cyber Monday” was created by marketing companies to persuade people to online shopping. shop online. The term made its debut on November 28, 2005, in a Shop.org press release entitled “‘Cyber Monday Quickly Becoming One of the Biggest Online Shopping...

Shooting Intelligent Au...

From the Best Mark Toal After la previous blog about how I’ve started using Auto ISO somebody made a lighthearted comment on Facebook asking if I was going to start shooting in Program mode next? The correct answer that I’m more often shooting using the Intelligent Auto Mode or IA with...

Making Vintage Photogra...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern  “Sooner or later, everything old is new again.”—Stephen King Isn’t this the truth? In a bunch of cardboard boxes I find the sepia colored photographs of yesteryear. Mixed in are old umber-toned postcards. Nostalgia resonates from these...

The Rembrandt Portrait

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Chiaroscuro The portraiture of Rembrandt Drama with half light The Olympus M.Zuiko 30mm f/3.5 macro lens is the latest purchase ($299.) for my Micro Four-thirds Olympus system. It is light and compact, suitable for walkabout as well as for macro shots (a...

Holiday Gift Guide: Str...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Twinkle twinkle little star... Here is a fun inexpensive gift with lots of imaginative uses that I bought through Amazon: String Lights, Oak Leaf 2 Set of Micro 30 LEDs Super Bright Warm White Color Wire Rope Lights Battery Operated on 9.8 Ft Long Copper...