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

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

iPhone 7 Plus – Portrait Mode

Playing with the new Portrait Mode on the iPhone 7 Plus.  Interesting idea, but the edges are very messy.

  • September 25, 2016

Oceanside Pier

Loved taking pictures on the Oceanside Pier.  Especially the long-exposure night shots.

  • August 8, 2016

Thinktank 25i

I bought a very nice travel bag for my camera and lenses… the Thinktank 25i. Perfect size for traveling with my Sony a7rii. What fit inside (with some room to spare!) Sony a7rii 35mm Voigtlander f1.4 (attached) 55mm Sony Zeiss…

  • March 20, 2016

Daniel’s Photography

Daniel picked up my Canon S100 yesterday and started taking pictures.  Love the creativity.  He seems to love close-ups and different perspectives.  A photographer in the making?  Perhaps…

  • March 11, 2016

1961 Leica 135mm

I wanted to get a telephoto lens for my Sony A7Rii and found this very interesting option: A 1961 LEICA ELMAR 135mm f/4 (39mm filters, 14.3 oz./405g) I found it on eBay for around $200 and based on the review here it sounded…

  • March 11, 2016

Sony a7Rii + Lenses

I changed over to the Sony a7Rii camera from my Sony RX1. I was looking for a bit more variety in my photography than the fixed lens 35mm RX1 and the a7Rii looked like a perfect upgrade. Definitely not cheap, but…

  • November 14, 2015

F2 and F16

Just playing with aperture settings on the RX1 on my Manfrotto mini tripod. 

  • February 27, 2015
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