To Buy or Not To Buy

“Money makes the world go around The world go around The world go around”  … Author Unknown Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Consumer culture depends on consumption and I’ve played my part. In 2012, based on glowing reviews and opting for better equipment, I purchased the newly released...

Shooting with Enhanced ...

As I’ve gained more experience in working with a Panasonic Lumix G6 that was converted with an Enhanced IR filter Ive had a change of heart. This filter is equivalent to 665nm filter and allows more color to pass through to the sensor and is especially suited for color IR...

Digital Q&A: Why M...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Q: I understand why Mark uses Micro Four-thirds camera but why does Joe? Doesn’t his experience in working with all SLRs make him more interested in cameras with bigger sensors like Fuji and Sony? A: I first encountered the Micro Four-thirds system in...

Steps to Somewhere

“I’ll build a stairway to Paradise With a new step every day” ~ George Gershwin Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern If looking for an evocative theme that teases the imagination, outdoor railings and stairways may provide one. Mine are often found in parks for ascending...

Shooting Portraits in H...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal It’s that time of year when the sun never seems to go away. I was visiting my friends April and Dustin at a ranch in eastern Oregon in late June on one of the longest days of the year. They wanted to take some photos in the corral with Dustin’s horse. There were...

Street Photography – My...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal When I was growing up in the 1960’s, street photography was still fairly new to the masses. The first smaller 35mm SLR cameras were becoming more popular and affordable. When I received my first SLR for Christmas one year I hit the streets. I grew up in the...