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

Sony RX1 vs. iPhone 6

Same picture… one with the Sony RX1 (f/4.0), one with my iPhone (f/2.2).  Amazing to see the difference.  I like my RX1.  The full-frame sensor on the RX1 required me to be closer to the glass which then causes a…

  • February 2, 2015

Sony RX1

I am upgrading my ‘point and shoot’ from the Ricoh GR to the Sony RX1.  Looking forward to some beautiful bokeh, low-light shooting, and going from 28mm to 35mm shooting.  Whoo-hoo!  The price of the RX1 has now come down to…

  • August 28, 2014

Fun with my Ricoh GR

So I bought the Ricoh GR camera and absolutely love it.  Here are some untouched pictures I took at the Mexican restaurant this afternoon.  Not bad for a point-and-shoot!

  • July 28, 2013

Starbucks with the Coolpix A

I took these three shots with the Nikon Coolpix A in Starbucks while waiting for my car’s oil change.  I had to crop them to about a quarter of their original sizes in Lightroom, since the super-wide 28mm (effective) lens…

  • July 13, 2013
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