Painting in Color with a Camera

I love black and white, my son (4 years old) loves color. He often sees a black and white picture and asks me, ‘can you make it color’? I have always believed that black and white takes away the stress …

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Mirrorless Wedding Diaries

Erin Wilson PM’ed me on Facebook in April 2016. She was a dear friend of Meagan whose wedding I had shot earlier. She got in touch with me in April for a wedding in October and I understood why when I witnessed …

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The Lens you Have Vs The Lens you Want

How many times have we felt…damn, I wish I had that lens right now. Photography has evolved to dictate some cliche’s. Wildlife and sports need 400mm lenses plus, landscape needs 24mm or much wider, portraits need 50-85mm or narrower… But …

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Rain Rain Go Away

It was meant to be a lovely Sunday morning of tennis. Seven of us left early for the Western and Southern Open in Mason, thanks to Barb, who had some Box seats and decided to share them with us. But …

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RAW vs Jpeg

A lot of beginners get confused by the big debate on RAW vs Jpeg. This video tries to simplify it without getting into too much of technicalities

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Plotagraphs-Fun with Photographs

Sometime last year I got really intrigued by Cinemagraphs. Cinemagraphs are essentially gif files which have parts of the picture moving and part totally still. For example a girls hair might be moving but everything else in the picture would …

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Ashlee: Shot with Henri and Rigid Summicron

Boudoir with Leica

Wikipedia defines Boudoir thus: A boudoir (/ˈbuːd.wɑːr/; French: [bu.dwaʁ]) is a woman’s private sitting room or salon in a furnished accommodation usually between the dining room and the bedroom, but can also refer to a woman’s private bedroom. The term …

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Henri at the Wedding-Leica Monochrom

Henri-Named after the great Henri Cartier Bresson You need to have guts to first produce a camera with just a black and white sensor, yes black and white only…no color, and second to price it at $8,000. No don’t fall …

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Four Cameras and a Wedding

I gave up zoom lenses long ago. The only zooms I have now are for ultra wide angle and if shooting video. For photography and especially weddings I rely on 35, 50 and 75/85mm primes. The advent of Mirrorless Cameras …

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The Olympus Family

Olympus has a long history of manufacturing Optics. They have been manufacturing microscopes and thermometers since 1919 and cameras and lenses since 1936 In 1959 they launched the Pen Series which was a half frame format (18X24 instead of the …

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