Milan – La Scala

Decided to make full use of the week-end in Zurich and leave for Milan (a 3-hour train ride) to go to a concert at La Scala.  Beautiful place.  Concert was a 150 year anniversary concert for Toscanini and was conducted…

  • March 26, 2017

Ricoh GR in San Francisco

Enjoyed taking a few snapshots with the Ricoh GR while waiting for my Swiss visa in the city.

  • February 15, 2017

Northstar

iPhone footage of our Northstar trip at the end of January.  We had a blast.  The weather was perfect and the snow was really awesome.  The kids also had a half-day lesson (with Hudson) and learned some new good skills.…

  • January 30, 2017

Murmuration

This was shot on my iPhone through the hotel window in Houston.

  • January 22, 2017

Norman Rose

We had a fun evening at Norman Rose, a lovely tavern in downtown Napa.  Took some pictures with the 30mm f/2.8 Sigma lens on my Sony a7rii.

  • January 14, 2017

iPhone 7 Plus vs. Sony RX100 iv

I am trying out the Sony RX100 IV camera.  The question for me is whether it is worth carrying around a small camera vs. just using the iPhone 7 for casual pictures.  The camera on the iPhone 7 Plus is…

  • January 7, 2017

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 on Sony a7rii

I was looking for a small, relatively cheap lens to use on my a7rii.  I tried a few manual focus options like the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 40mm with a Leica adapter (I have the excellent Yeenon adapter), but that was not…

  • January 1, 2017

Christmas 2016

We spent Christmas Eve at our place with the Cyrot and Devlin families.  Lots of fun with a great pot luck dinner.  Bob brought a ham and I made venison pies.  We opened presents on Christmas morning and went over…

  • December 25, 2016

Mantel

I finally built that mantel above our fireplace.  Decided to spend the $70 on the cherry wood and the hours to build and finish it, rather than the $500 to order one online.  I wish I did it before the…

  • December 24, 2016

Luzia

Beautiful evening at Cirque du Soleil in San Francisco

  • December 20, 2016