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 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

REVIEW VIDEO: Tamron’s Brand New 28-75mm F/2.8 Lens for Sony

Mirrorless. Mirrorless…MIRRORLESS! The long and loud cry about full frame mirrorless camera systems hasn’t ceased since Sony blasted the mainstream DSLR market into oblivion(or at least to Detroit) back in 2013. While mirrorless camera tech is certainly nothing new the advances made into the possibilities … Continue readingREVIEW VIDEO: Tamron’s Brand New 28-75mm F/2.8 Lens for Sony