Who Cropped My Sensor?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace For reasons that I don’t understand, the term “crop sensor” gets tossed around by people on the Internet when they referrto digital cameras with sensor sizes smaller than 24x36mm. Unlike Who Shot Roger Rabbit, it’;s why cropped my sensor....

Mirrorless Video at 24,...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal When shooting video you can set your camera to shoot 24, 30 or 60 frames per second (fps). Almost all mirrorless cameras with video capability will record at 30 frames but 24 and 60 may not be available on all of them. Movies are often shot at 24 FPS since...

The Art of Schlepping G...

Today’s Post by Barry Staver As I prepared for a location assignment, shooting a multi-day conference and taking portraits of attendees during their session breaks, a nasty flashback hit me. This gig was taking place in a downtown hotel/office building. In a ballroom on the 38th floor....

Lensbaby Trio 28 Lens f...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Lensbaby recently introduced the Trio 28, a new 3-in-1 lens for Sony, Fuji and Micro Four-thirds cameras. The Trio has a unique three-lens turret that allows you to choose from three lenses without taking the lens on and off the camera. I have been shooting with...

Headshots: Gone to the ...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern “You must have been a beautiful baby…”— Johnny Mercer, 1938 Owners are pleased and proud when I compliment their dogs and request a photo. The dogs, on command, sit and exhibit their personality. My usual daily haunt, Riverside Park in NYC, offers ample...

Fisheye Friday Returns:...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal In the winter whenever I need to test a new lens or camera I head to the World of Speed Museum in Wilsonville, OR. It gives me an excuse to see the great selection of cars while I stay dry shooting photos. My goal was to test the high ISO quality of the new...

Shooting Fuji’s Finepix...

Today’s Post by John Larsen Now that I’ve had Fujifilm S1 for some time I am satisfied with it and it’s met my needs—especially price. But as one would expect for a sub-$500 camera, it has limitations. Starting with the filters, there are a number I use more than others. Of course, there...

Getting the Most from Y...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”—Ansel Adams Since infrared light is predominantly captured using the red channel your images can end up looking red (or magenta) no matter which standard color balance setting you choose....