High Road to China

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams While solidly anchored in the land of sleep, a new, foreign noise crept in; a man riding by on his bicycle in the darkness outside our apartment, radio blaring, sharing his Asian music with the world. Now awake, I turned grinning to Mary and said,...

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 outdoor and landscape photography, with a brief mention of infrared photography. We’ll also talk about...

Wordless Wednesday #20:...

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams Camera:  Panasonic GX8 Lens: Lumix G Vario 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. A reminder: If you would like to have one of your images featured on Wordless Wednesday, please contact us via the CONTACT button above and we’ll e-mail directions and...

Why I Still Shoot RAW

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Every year digital cameras produce better JPEG files and I wonder if I still need to shoot a RAW plus a JPEG file. This image that I took last week showed me why RAW files are still important. I only had a minute to capture my friend Jeff feeding his horse with...

I left My Heart in…Wher...

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams San Francisco wasn’t our destination, but a layover. Our time here would be short, but why not sample a slice of this grand city? Leveraging our time, we located the airport Bay Area Rapid Transit station and hopped aboard. 30 minutes later we exited at...

Shooting Lensbaby’s Vel...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal You know how sometimes you just pick up a lens and you immediately want to own it? That’s how I feel about the Lensbaby Velvet 85mm. If you think Lensbaby makes toy lenses then you need to check out the build quality and features of the Velvet 85 and my other...