Shooting Tamron’s...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I recently had a chance to shoot with the new Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 lens for Micro Four-thirds cameras. Panasonic and Olympus also make a version of this lens with a similar focal length range and that are almost identical in features. The Panasonic version...

Preview: Tamron 14-150m...

Mark is testing Tamron’s 14-150mm Di III and is writing a hands-on post about shooting with the lens that will appear Thursday. To get you started here’s the specifications for this interesting lens… Tamron’s 14-150mm Di III is the company’s first lens that was designed...

Why I Like to Use Batte...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I get to test new digital cameras for Shutterbug magazine but regular readers of this blog know that when it comes to my personal cameras I tend to be thrifty. I may get to test and shoot with high-end expensive camera but contrary to what many people think,...

Shooting a 15mm Voigtlä...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Since 1999, Voigtländer photographic products have been manufactured by Cosina, including 35mm SLR and rangefinder camera bodies and lenses for the M39 and M42 (screw mount,) Leica M mount as well as other mounts.  The Voigtländer super-wide Heliar 15mm (M39)...

How I Made ‘Turbines at...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I don’t know about you, but my family was the type that never stopped at cool places on road trips. This has either cursed me or blessed me with having to stop whenever I see a sign that says Visitor Center, Historic Downtown or the dreaded Gift Shop. Last week...

Using Special Effects f...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace In my recent trip to Albuquerque, I accompanied my wife as she called on clients, which entailed visits to some of the office and industrial parks in the area where it was a challenge to make images, at least ones interesting to me. I’ve always believed that...