Having Fun with Mirrorl...

I have to confess that I love to work with interesting and fun accessories that let me be more creative and see things in a different way. Once I discovered that Lensbaby, Holga and Diane lenses were being modified for mirrorless cameras I was in heaven. I remember the first time that I...

In the Air Museum with ...

  Last week Panasonic sent me a pre-production sample of the recently announced Lumix GH4. I have to confess that I’m like a kid on Christmas morning when I get to try out a new camera. The new camera was also my excuse to visit the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon.  I...

In the Studio with Lumi...

The Flashpoint 180 is a compact battery powered 180 Ws monolight that is designed either for studio on-location use. The 180 monolight head itself weighs less than two pounds. A knob on the back of the monolight lets you adjust output steplessly from 1/16 to full power over a five-stop...

Video Thursday: The Pan...

Disclaimer:  I work for Panasonic and this post, in no way, is meant as a review of the new Lumix GH4 Micro Four-thirds mirrorless camera. I believe that the Panasonic Lumix GH4 represents the most advanced still/video camera combination to date. In addition to having a new sensor and...

Mirrorless in the Ballo...

Shot with an Olympus Pen E-P3 and Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2.0 lens then processed in Tiffen’s Dfx software. The Rays filter adds shafts of streaming light and is found in the plug-in’s Light collection. It only includes one preset but the sliders are intuitive and easy to...

Mirrorless Cameras ...

More and more cameras are including a built in Wi-Fi connection for remote shooting and transferring files to a tablet or smartphone that will eventually be uploaded to social media sites. Even though I’m not quite sure how this is going to fit into my personal photography I thought I’d...