Sky-High Street Photogr...

We’re the couple in the castle  Way up high in the air” – Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern To shoot ”street photography” high up from the pavement below, you need a parallel perch and a  super-telephoto lens. I have both and an intriguing...

Choosing the Right Lens...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal In my job with Panasonic I get a lot of questions from mirrorless shooters about which lens to buy and why. Lots of people, including myself, fall in love with a lens just because it works great in low light or is a long zoom lens. It can be hard to step back...

Rain or Shine It’s Umbr...

Today’s Post by Barry Staver Photographic umbrellas were all the rage before softboxes were invented, as photographers began to work with softer light. It was easy to open up the photo umbrella and use it in one of two ways: point the flash into the shiny surface where the light...

Mirrorless Q&A: Wh...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Q: Where do Mark and I come up with ideas for our blog posts? A: Most often they come from the kind of photography that we’re doing right now. Now that summer’s finally here I expect more posts about car photography, mostly on JoeFaraceShootsCars.com but...

Finding Camera Help Onl...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I frequently have customers come to me and complain that the manual that came with their camera doesn’t have the specific information that they are looking for. The answer to their questions can be found on YouTube.com. Most camera companies have a dedicated...

To Buy or Not To Buy

“Money makes the world go around The world go around The world go around”  … Author Unknown Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Consumer culture depends on consumption and I’ve played my part. In 2012, based on glowing reviews and opting for better equipment, I purchased the newly released...