New Orleans at Night

Today’s Post by Jamie Zartman I just returned from New Orleans. While I had a Panasonic Lumix GH4 and an Olympus OM-D EM10 with me, I also had my little Panasonic LX7 point-and-shoot that I had in my pocket at all times, and used it exclusively walking around Frenchman and Jackson...

Making the BIG Print

Today’s Post by Mark Toal It amazes me that whenever anybody sees me shooting with a mirrorless camera, including Micro Four-thirds,  they usually  tell me how they need a full size sensor and mega-megapixels to get a really sharp image. “You must make big prints?” I ask. Usually...

3 Cameras, 30 Balloons,...

Today’s Post  by Jamie Zartman A few weeks ago I decided to drive to Snowmass, Colorado early in the morning to see if I could catch the balloon launch for the annual Snowmass Balloon Festival. I took along a Panasonic Lumix GH4 with a Lumix 100-300 lens, an Olympus EM-10 with...

Focusing in Infrared Ph...

Today’s Post  by Joe Farace Focusing can be a problem in infrared photography but only if you want to make it one. You may be surprised (or not) to learn that light waves of different color (and wavelengths) don’t focus on the same plane when passing through a lens. Much like a...

Fight Photo Boredom: Sh...

“Results are uncertain, even among the most experienced photographers”—Mathew Brady Today’s Post by Joe Farace One of the best reasons for shooting digital infrared photographs is that this technique has the power to transform mundane visual experiences into something new and...

Holga Lens for Mirrorle...

The Holga camera was designed by T. M. Lee in 1981 and  first appeared outside China in Hong Kong.The Holga was intended to provide an inexpensive mass-market camera for working-class Chinese in order to record family portraits and events but quickly became a favorite of photographers...