Adding Dramatic Lightin...

Today’s Post By Mildred Alpern Not surprisingly, I get tips from Mirrorless Photo Tips and sometimes they steer me into new paths. Two MPT posts boosted my interest to work on dramatic lighting with a slave flash— off camera flash—and the Olympus E-M5 Mark II (Wireless Speedlights in the...

Do You Have a Muse That...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Muse: def., a person or personified force who is the source of inspiration for a creative artist. Jamie MacDonald, for example, found his muse to be Mother Nature. For me it was a person, in this case a model named Tia Stoneman. I photographed her for...

Shooting the Panasonic ...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I’ve always loved the 4K Photo Mode that Panasonic introduced a couple of years ago for the Lumix G7. 4K Photo allows you to pull an eight-Megapixel frame from a 4K video clip. Any camera that can shoot 4K video can be used to extract a still frame in post...

Baking Cookies or RAW I...

“Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.”— Diane Arbus Today’s Post by Joe Farace I think we can all agree that digital imaging is more convenient than film photography. The ability to select a white balance, choose a favorable...

Exploring Low Light Pho...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal It always surprises me what I learn when trying out a new camera or lens. Low light photography has always been a challenge with Micro Four-thirds (MFT) cameras because one of the benefits to camera with a larger sensor is that images shot at higher ISO’s...

Rainy Day Play

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Rainy days with whipping winds present indoor occasions to try out two different prime macro lenses, the Olympus M. Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 and the Olympus M. Zuiko 30mm f/3.5. My husband is a collector of objet d’art, and on his bureau is a gathering of friendly...

Photographing a Rat Rod...

From the Best of Mark Toal I was asked to photograph this Rat Rod as part of a series that I’m doing on Rat Rod’s and their builders. I was shooting the outside of the car with a Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 Asph lens. And wanted to get a shot of the interior with the...

The Challenge of Shooti...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace A few years ago Mark wrote a post about his experience with the 5-day Black & White Challenge; You can read it here. Ever since then, it’s convinced me that shooting black  & white is a great way to get out of a photographic rut… One...