Confessions Of A Lens S...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Are you a lens snob like I am? You know the type: The lens’ aperture has to be f/2.8 or faster, primes are better than zooms, etc. Well, I’ve fallen into that trap lately. Panasonic has been loaning me some beautiful glass and cameras to go along...

Meet Mark Toal in Perso...

Mark Toal is On the Road From Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, 2014 Mark will be at Photo Plus Expo in New York City. He’ll be at the Panasonic exhibit and Mirrorless Photo Tips readers in New York/New Jersey/Connecticut areas can stop by and say “Hi!” On November 8-9 Mark will...

One Camera, One Lens Ja...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal   It’s Travel Thursday…As part of my job with Panasonic, last week I had the honor of flying to Osaka, Tokyo and Yamagata to visit Panasonic offices, lens factory and tour Tokyo to take photos. I have never been to Japan and immediately started...

A Tribute to O. Winston...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal   I have never wanted to go to an organized photo shoot where photographers pay to shoot set-up scenes. Last week Lerro Productions came to Portland, Oregon for one of their steam train photo charters. Because I’m a crew member of the SP&S 700 steam...

Photography in the Gold...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace, Photography by Mark Toal In photographic terms, the “Golden Hour” is that time shortly before sunrise or after sunset when the light is redder and softer compared to when the sun is higher in the sky. These are fleeting minutes when the quality of light...

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...