Having Fun With Panning

Are you havin’ any fun? What y’gettin’ out o’ livin’? What good is what you’ve got If you’re not havin’ any fun? — Jack Yellen, Sammy Fain Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Fun is the partial name of the game when you set out using a mirrorless...

Make Someone Happy

Make someone happy, Make just one someone happy, And you will be happy, too.—Styne, Comden & Green Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Why not? With a camera and an appreciation for panache and style, it’s possible. Getting a candid portrait shot of a stranger requires...

Photographing Lake Nymp...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern I wanted to shoot the setting sun, but instead I captured what appeared to be a lake nymph with a slender corona of red hair. A lateness in the day when the sun would soon set encouraged me to drive to a favorite NY spot, Lake Sebago in Harriman State Park....

Infrared Photography: I...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Is the surreal real in landscape photography? Answer below. Beyond the visible spectrum lies an unseen dreamlike world of enchantment where time seems to stand still. Vegetation is often white, people may look ghostly, and skies can have varying hues....

Mirrorless Q&A: Ca...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace For some time, Mark & I  have been planning to have a podcast to answer questions from Mirrorless Photo Tips readers but the latest cost estimate to accomplish this was prohibitively expensive and because we’re not close to breaking even running this blog,...

Photographing the Great...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern At the northeast end of Central Park sits Harlem Meer with its man-made lake, lush vegetation, and abundant wildlife. Along its banks, a solitary Great Egret delighted me one afternoon nestling in reeds and posing elegantly. A captivating form, it sat with...