Meditation and Photogra...

Today featuring ‘The Best of Mark Toal” Okay, I may not be the world’s greatest at meditating  but I know what it does for me when I take the time to practice it. I have found that when life gets too hectic if I make time to slow down and sit for just 15 minutes a day I...

Why Shoot With Softboxe...

today’s post and photos by Joe Farace “Experiment. Don’t go out with preconceptions of what a picture will look like. That will block you from being receptive to something new and exciting. “- Mason Resnick What my friend Mason  was saying applies to all kinds of photography,...

Meet Mark Toal at Colla...

Today’s Post is by Joe Farace, with Mark Toal Mark will be at Collabor8 Video event at Pro Photo Supply this Thursday, November 6 from 7:00 to 9:00PM. Event is being held at Pro Photo’s Event Center on 1801 NW Northrup Street, Portland, OR 97209 (503) 241-1112 Meet local...

What’s New from P...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal At the Photo Plus camera show in New York last week it was obvious that small mirrorless cameras are growing in popularity and Panasonic, Olympus, Sony and Fuji all had large booths. Working in the Panasonic booth I found that photographers no longer...

The Search For Inspirat...

Today’s Post  by Mark Toal Sometimes I have a hard time staying inspired to keep taking photos when I see all the amazing images on-line these days. My goal is to constantly find new things to photograph or at least a new way to photograph them. When you look at Flickr or Google+...

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...