Re-discovering Summer

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Summertime is a great time to dust off your mirrorless camera and make some fun photographs. Here are four tips for improving your summer photographs: Watch the background. Too often snapshots include unwanted objects you didn’t originally notice. Have...

Camera Straps: More tha...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace If there’s any camera accessory that’s a necessity, not a luxury, it’s the camera strap. I still remember watching my friend Marcel resting a Hasselblad on a thin railing over the Triberg Falls—the highest in Germany—with the camera strap flopped...

Traveling with a Mirror...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal This week I’m visiting one my favorite cities, Seattle. Traveling is another area where I love shooting with mirrorless cameras. Before I started shooting with Micro Four-thirds cameras, I’d carry a point-and-shoot camera wherever I traveled...

Shooting Portraits with...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace In Part II, I wrote that the Lumix G Macro 30mm f/2.8 ASPH Mega OIS could be considered a  “normal” lens with macro capabilities. What’s a “normal” lens? The focal length of a normal lens is typically considered to be equal...

Raw or JPEG, Adjusted o...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal It’s strange to be thought of as old-fashioned in the digital photography world, but I’m beginning to feel that way. Last week I received an email from a reader who asked if I corrected or adjusted my images. Then I see people online using the phrase “Straight...

Happy Birthday, Charlie...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Mark makes a self portrait on his birthday and I usually have quiet party—Mary and I—at home but I wanted to share some thoughts with you today. Today, as McCartney & Lennon sang, is my birthday. It’s fitting that I was born in National Photo...