Shooting HDR with Mirro...

I know what you’re thinking, why would it make any difference to shoot HDR (High Dynamic Range) images with a mirrorless camera? I started shooting HDR about a year before the Micro Four-thirds format was introduced. I would set up my tripod, make my Nikon D200 shoot three bracketed...

Mirrorless for the Pros...

I’ve been shooting with Micro Four Thirds cameras since the day the system was introduced but I’ve always shot paid assignments with my Nikon and it’s great fast lenses. Now with the Olympus OM-D EM-1 and the recently announced Panasonic Lumix GH4 plus a couple of great fast lenses I’m...

Mirrorless Speedlight C...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal In the past few weeks I’ve had a chance to try out three different dedicated speedlights that work with both the Panasonic and Olympus Micro Four-thirds cameras. The Nissin Di466 is an inexpensive and small speedlight whose size fits nicely on all Micro...

Back to the Past with E...

Last week a friend found an old film camera case in her basement when they were moving. Knowing how much I love cameras she called and asked if I wanted it. When I opened the case I saw a beautiful 1950’s Exakta 35mm film camera with two lenses—50mm and 135mm. The camera was made in East...

Shooting “Purple Flames...

Special Guest Post by Jamie Zartman   Every February I try to make it down (from Colorado) to Florida for a little warmth and to visit the annual Ferrari Club Car Show in Naples, Florida. With literally millions of dollars of cars on display, block after block after block, the photo...

Cold Weather Testing th...

With a wind chill of 12 degrees F and gusts up to 40mph, I set out to one of my favorite places to shoot when I get a new camera: O’Brien Park in Parker, Colorado. It has snowed the night before and the wet snow flocked the trees and bushes here on Daisy Hill, so I drove into...