The Day I Quit Instagram: My Exodus from the Strange and Savage World of “Social” Photography

If you’re over thirty you likely remember the “#” symbol as the pound sign. Reaching back to the days when phones had tails and commenting on the actions of others was a closed system. A person witnessed an event or action from another person, which … Continue readingThe Day I Quit Instagram: My Exodus from the Strange and Savage World of “Social” Photography

The Zeiss ZX1 with On-Board Lightroom: Ingenious evolution or newfangled idiot box?

I think it was William Shakespeare who first penned the immortal words “Is this shit for real?” That’s how I felt last night after reading a preview press release for the new camera concept coming from the good folks over at Zeiss. No doubt the … Continue readingThe Zeiss ZX1 with On-Board Lightroom: Ingenious evolution or newfangled idiot box?

REVIEW: Hasselblad X1D 50c Medium Format Mirrorless Camera-Part 2 Video

The Hasselblad X1D is a beautiful camera by anyone’s standards and of course the Hasselblad name needs no introduction from me. The Swedish company has been known for producing some of the finest camera and lenses for decades. With the release of their medium format … Continue readingREVIEW: Hasselblad X1D 50c Medium Format Mirrorless Camera-Part 2 Video

An Introduction to the New Highline Ballhead from the Colorado Tripod Company

Today I spent the morning roaming up and down one of my favorite haunts along the west coast between San Gregorio Beach and Pescadero, California. This stretch of Highway 1 is incredible. Wide open space with rolling hills on one side and shear white-faced cliffs … Continue readingAn Introduction to the New Highline Ballhead from the Colorado Tripod Company

REVIEW: Hasselblad X1D-50c Medium Format Mirrorless Camera-Part 1 Video

Let’s talk. Last month Hasselblad sent me their X1D-50c. It’ the world’s first medium format digital camera, packing a monstrous 51MP(8272×6200) sensor. Something oddly unexpected happened while I was evaluating the X1D which has made me re-think(and re-re-think) some foundational ideas about cameras and the … Continue readingREVIEW: Hasselblad X1D-50c Medium Format Mirrorless Camera-Part 1 Video