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

5 Insanely Simple Ways to Instantly Improve Your Photographs

Want to know a secret? Every photographer wants to take better photos. Shhhh…don’t tell anyone but you, me and yes even those “famous” photographers all want to make stronger and more impactful photographs. That’s the wonderful(and frustrating) thing about photography; there is always room to … Continue reading5 Insanely Simple Ways to Instantly Improve Your Photographs