Making Available Light ...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Light, whether it occurs naturally or artificially, has three basic characteristics: quality, quantity, and color and it’s the quality of the light on a subject ultimately determines the effectiveness of a portrait. To some photographers “available...

Looking at the Wood Eff...

Today’s post by Joe Farace Commemorating Four-thirds Day to Celebrate the Joy of Photography One Tuesday I mentioned the Wood Effect in Infrared Photography and promised an explanation; Here it is…. With infrared photography you’re capturing images with invisible light, which...

Confessions of a Camera...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I like to think that I can shoot with any camera but last week I found myself on a business trip to LA without any of my favorites like the Panasonic GH4 or LX100. The only camera available was a Panasonic Lumix GF7. Don’t get me wrong this camera has great...

Make Your Own Pancake L...

Today’s post by Mark Toal A pancake lens is photographer’s term for a thin, flat lens, generally a normal or wide angle prime lens. One example that both Joe and I enjoy is Olympus’ 9mm Fisheye Body Cap lens. Pancake lenses are valued for their ability to provide quality...

Shooting the Leica D-Lu...

Today’s post by Joe Farace Mark has been shooting with Panasonic’s Lumix LX100 and you can read a post and see his images here. I’ve been testing its sister camera, the Leica D-Lux (typ 109) and you can read my impressions on our sister blog, ‘Saving the World,...

Welcome to the Mirrorle...

Today’s Post courtesy of The Camera Store, Calgary,...