A Little Help From Frie...

“I get by with a little help from my friends.” —McCartney & Lennon Today’s Post by Joe Farace, photos by Mark Toal You may have noticed something new in the right-hand column: A donate button. We are kindly asking you to click it and donate a few bucks via PayPal to support this...

What’s Your Next ...

From “The Best of Mark Toal” Whenever I attend a camera event or meet somebody that has a Micro Four-thirds camera one of the first questions they ask is “what lens should I buy next?” Frequently they have already purchased a Panasonic Lumix or Olympus  body along with a kit...

May The Fourth Be With ...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace The below image of a much fatter me was shot by Mary Farace using her Nikon 1 V1 that she calls her “art camera” but that didn’t create the effects you see here. It was made using Digital Anarchy’s ToonIt! Photo ($129) is a Photoshop-compatible plug-in...

Photographing the Magic...

Today’s Post  by Jamie Zartman I recently had to drive to Montrose, Colorado, and noticed an interesting bus sitting near the highway. The light was really flat and I wanted to put some ‘magic” in the photos of this bus.  I grabbed my always ready Panasonic LX100 and...

Using Remote Tethered C...

From the ‘Best of Mark Toal’ Controlling your camera from your computer has been around for a while, but it has recently become available for the Panasonic Lumix GH4. New tethering software that’s available from Promote Control Systems allows you to control you camera...

How I Shot ‘Sunri...

From the ‘Best of Mark Toal’ The above photograph is another example of why you should always have a camera with you even when you’re barely awake on a 6:30 AM flight from Portland to San Diego. After getting up at 4 AM to catch the flight, I was trying to decide between...