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Inspiration for 2014

Posted on January 3, 2014

When I need inspiration to make photographs I can’t help but think of Phil Douglis’s wonderful set of 84 galleries to rekindle my love affair with making images all over again.  Make sure you scroll down for the galleries. You’ve been warned peruse, at your own risk. Disclaimer: I’m not responsible for any addiction problems with may arise after visiting this site.

Fujifilm X Series Magazine

Posted on November 25, 2013

Well this is kind of cool and forward thinking on  Fujifilm’s behalf, a free digital magazine for X series owners, with interviews, tips, submissions, and more. I know that for your average photo geek this is ok but I’m sure for lots regular users of X series cameras this will serve a springboard towards other types of media. The content seemed varied and generally instructive in nature. I tried it on my iPhone and found it kind of buggy so I hope Fuji fixes it soon.

Daido Moriyama now uses the Ricoh GR

Posted on May 24, 2013

Following an inbound link from a Japanese site over to my site is no easy task. So what do. I immediately turned to Google translate and started perusing around until one link lead to another and I stumbled by chance with the content below. It turns out Daido Moriyama had a pre-production GR and was already busy at work. Moriyama just started a new project(this May) which will lead to an exhibition in Okinawa in January 2014 and shot exclusively with the Ricoh GR. Great news! Translated text via Google Translate Daido Moriyama photographer appeared as a guest in the presentation. Moriyama that participated for the first time in the event the manufacturer, using a prototype of GR already. He said, “very different it’s…

Hands On : The Fuji X100s

Posted on January 17, 2013

Articles and hands on experiences with the new Fuji X100s are starting pop and here’s a great one. I think it I would buy a Fuji camera it would be this one. The great sensor from the XPro-1 wrapped up in the gorgeous body of the X100. Perfect match anyone. In July 2011 I purchased the Fujifilm X100 camera. I was struck by the liberty offered by such a small yet powerful camera. Coming from a full frame DSLR setup I have to confess the initial months were a love hate relationship. I loved the stunning image quality while hating the focus accuracy of the initial release. Fujifilm quickly addressed the frustrations with a series of firmware updates that catapulted the X100 camera to…

Wedding and Lifestyle Photography

Posted on September 26, 2012

Confession time folks, I love Wedding and Lifestyle Photography, the latter which encompasses all sort of events like engagements, birthdays, babies, and more. I recently found a site I wanted to share titled Ruth Eileen Photography, an amazing site full of wonderful photography that will certainly inspire you if you like this genre. A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. ― Paul Sweeney

100 Ways to improve your photography by Ming Thein

Posted on August 27, 2012

Normally, I won’t even bother linking to a ridiculous list post some togs crank. In my opinion, they are simply trying to get hits and their posts are filled with a bunch of nonsense items. Folks, this blog post by Ming Thein is truly an exception to the norm. 10×10: 100 ways to improve your photography is a post that needs to read and re-read at least 10 times in order to grasp all the great insights shared by this professional photography. In short, it talks about getting the most of out your compacts, dslr, rangefinders, and mirrorless cameras. If you read anything this week, then this post is a must folks. Have a great week!