Why I’m Not an Equipmen...

I’ve said this before and it’s worth repeating for any new readers to this blog: I am not employed, under contract, or sponsored by any camera company. The ads you see at right are from companies that I know and trust and and any incomes is used to pay the cost of producing this blog and...

Shutterbug How-To Guide...

Just in time for National Photo Month, the annual Shutterbug special Digital Photography How-To Guide is on newsstands now ($5.99) or you can order a copy  by calling 800-8293340. It has two features, that I wrote, and think readers will be interested in: How to Set Up a Custom Setting...

The Nerdographer at Wor...

Last week I was shooting with two new Panasonic point-and-shoot cameras. The Lumix FZ70 has a 20mm-1200mm zoom lens and the other is a pocket camera, the Lumix LF1. The LF1 has Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communication) built in. Not only did I shoot almost 3000 photos and a couple of...

Mirrorless Shooting Cha...

Whenever I talk about mirrorless cameras at Panasonic events, people who come up afterwards and tell me they find the cameras interesting, but for whatever reason don’t this the system will work for their style of photography. They try to convince me why they must use a heavy full...

Shooting Lensbaby’...

Last week my friends at Lensbaby in Portland, Oregon loaned me one of their new fisheye lenses. The lens is designed to be a circular fisheye when mounted on a Canon or Nikon camera and I attached it to my Panasonic GX7 and GH4 using a Nikon to Micro Four-thirds adapter. Because a MFT...

Making a 60-inch Print ...

It’s not just a 60-inch print but it’s taken from a frame of 4K video shot using the new Panasonic Lumix GH4 camera. As part of my job at Panasonic I visit camera stores in the Pacific Northwest. When I walked into Pro Photo Supply in Portland last week they were in the process of...