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Canon G1X Mark II

Working With a Canon G1X Mark II

A few years ago I purchased a Canon G1X, a large sensor compact camera. I was very pleased with its image quality and enjoyed its portability. After I gave it as a gift, I found another one on ebay and purchased it. Recently I received as a gift the new and improved Canon G1X Mark II. In the last three weeks or so, I have been photographing with it whenever possible. The first … [Read More...]

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Disarmed on LensCulture

Disarmed on LensCulture

My collection of photographs of Greta Hodgkinson performing Disarmed was published by LensCulture in Conceptual category. I am, of course, very pleased with this and wanted to share with the readers of this blog. Take a look at the … [Read More...]

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For many years, nay decades LIFE was photography and photography was about life. The documentary below, America In Pictures: The Story of LIFE Magazine by British photographer, film maker Rankin traces the roots of LIFE with interviews, sample … [Read More...]

Free Software for Photographers

I have come across this morning that Zoner Photo Studio is giving their $90 software for free today. It is similar in concept to Lightroom. I downloaded and activated a copy to see how it behaved, it seems reasonably intuitive in its functions … [Read More...]

Shakers on Red

Salt and Pepper

Sometimes very unlikely subjects capture our imagination, things that would not be ordinarily appealing to photograph may become very interesting. During a dinner at Cafe Nuovo in Providence, the first thing I noticed as we sat at the table was … [Read More...]

pectrum Distribution of Light Sources

Use Your Passport

(Fair warning, long post but worth every word you read!) Your ColorChecker Passport I mean. I think a lot of photographers purchased this very useful piece of equipment but are yet to use it. They probably carry it in their gear bag hoping … [Read More...]

Peter Pan will fly over Providence

Come Fly With Them!

Who needs the wires and pulleys? Festival Ballet Providence company dancers were flying around during the Peter Pan run through yesterday. Especially when frozen in a still frame, their work looks so effortless. Yet, they were dancing, moving, … [Read More...]