How I Made: Rat Rod in ...

Two weeks ago I didn’t even know what a Rat Rod was and now here I am in a garage in Hood River, Oregon photographing one being built. For this image I used the Panasonic GH4 with the 12-32mm Lumix lens. I captured the image directly in black and white in camera using the ‘Monochrome’...

Free Class: Why Mirrorl...

Mark is On the Road On Saturday, June 28 from 10AM to 5:00 PM Mark will be at Kenmore Camera at 6708 NE 181st Street in Kenmore, Washington to  demonstrate the latest gear from Panasonic, and explains the advantages of mirrorless cameras in today’s digital world. Free Class –...

Approaching Strangers t...

Joe and I were talking recently about events that we had recently photographed and how we approach people at public events. For Joe it was at a outdoor car show photo walk and for me it was the annual Gay Pride Parade in Portland. I see a lot of photographers using a telephoto lens or...

Black & White Vide...

Unlike, the advent of sound films that was kicked off by The Jazz Singer in 1928, there seems to be no definitive date when “color” movies began. William van Doren Kelley’s Prizma, was an early color process that was first introduced at the American Museum of Natural History in New...

Chasing Balloons &...

Special Guest Post by Jamie Zartman With summer rapidly approaching, it was time to head for Telluride, CO for their Annual Balloon Festival. To ensure minimal wind, the balloons always launch around 7:00 A.M. and this year I arrived a bit late, barely catching several balloons and a...

What’s Your Muse?

Mark & I would like to welcome a new voice to this blog—Jamie MacDonald. He’s a nature and stock photographer that lives in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula but, more importantly for us, is passionate about mirrorless photography. He brings to this blog an impressive knowledge of...