So the question is, can a Nikon D750 “replace” a Nikon D3s? Well, yes and no. Sort of. Maybe. Hmmm. This is not a review. These are just some observations about the new D750. If I am all over the place it is because this camera is sort of unique. Better than a D3/D4 in […]Read more "The Nikon D750"
This will be the shortest blog post I have ever done. Do you need 36mp? Here is the full image shot with a D800 and 85mm lens wide open. Now, look at the crop (you gotta click on the photo to really appreciate it)… Look at me. You can see me in the eyes. […]Read more "Do you need 36 megapixels?"
When I started seriously getting into photography I was always told by those more experienced than me that it is “all about the glass.” “Forget buying the newest camera bodies,” they would say. Did I listen? No. Not me. duh. Well, now I am saying it. Maybe those that are brand new to photography will […]Read more "It’s all about the glass…"
It’s not often that you get to spend time with a true master. I heard about Youxin Ye online from pretty much everyone on the planet that is somehow connected to Leica cameras. Just ask anyone who the best person to repair such a fine instrument is and you will probably hear Mr. Ye’s […]Read more "A day with a Leica Master"
The Leica M8 is 8 years-old. A lifetime in digital technology. And yet, the M8 is as popular as ever. There are dozens of new reviews online, all written within the last 2 years. That is astonishing considering the fact that it has since been replaced by the M9 and the M240. So why is […]Read more "The Leica M8. My quest for the red dot."
It’s 2014 and everyone shoots digital. The iPhone is the new Polaroid. It is an exciting time. It is amazing because it has only been about 10 years since digital photography really took the world by storm. Even then, it was too expensive for most people. The Nikon D100, once a $5,000 technological marvel, can […]Read more "Shoot film!"
I was watching an interview this week with one of the most influential photographers on the planet, Joe McNally. He was talking about how there are so many “technically perfect” images out there, but they all lack something. Let’s face it, with the birth of digital photography, the number of photographers out there has exploded. […]Read more "A photograph."