These are the newest members of the collection. One of these days I’m going to need to get all the old film cameras together for a photo. I don’t remember when I started collecting old cameras, but I’m glad I did. Every now and then I run across something worth buying. Some of them (like … Continue reading Rolleiflex and Kowa Six MM
I first drafted this article in October of 2019. Since then, I've formed some new opinions, so I'll leave the original text, and add my thoughts from today, some 21 months later. Let's start with a little history My first point and shoot was an HP PhotoSmart R507. I bought it in October of 2005. … Continue reading SONY CYBERSHOT DSC-HX99 (AND A WEE FLICKR RANT)
My very first digital camera was a Sony Mavica. Technically, it wasn't mine. It belonged to the company I worked for at the time. My general manager knew I was into photography, so he'd let me take it home on the weekends.
I love my [Polaroid cameras]. I don't love that it costs me $3 every time I press the shutter button, so I picked up a Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 on Amazon the other day.
One of the best things about Evernote is that you can add multiple file types to a note. This means you can add images, and one of the best ways to get images into Evernote is to use the built-in Evernote camera. The Evernote Camera has evolved over the years, and now has four modes to choose from. Each mode performs a specific function that makes getting images and information into Evernote even easier.
By Jenni BirchThe new iSight camera installed in the iPhone 5s is the same 8-megapixel camera that can be found in its predecessor. But, this time around, Apple has employed a bigger sensor to enhance its light sensitivity. The shooter is also equipped with a True Tone Flash for a more realistic image when doing night photography. … Continue reading Guest Post: How Good is The iPhone 5s Camera?
We've covered the Av setting in a previous blog post, so now it's time to go over the Tv setting. If you haven't read the Av post, it wouldn't hurt to check it out, because there are some basics there that aren't duplicated in this post.Tv is like Av in that it allows you to … Continue reading TUESDAY TIPS: Tv Setting
Full Disclosure: This bag was given to me as a gift by someone who works there. Reviewing the product was not expected or requested by PacSafe. The color of the bag in this post is not available on production versions of this bag. Ever since I got my first laptop, I've been searching for the … Continue reading CamSafe Venture V16 Anti-theft Camera Sling Pack Review
So you got a brand spankin' new DSLR or high-end P&S camera for the holidays, and you're wondering what all the letters on the dial are for. Tv, Av, M… It's all greek to you. The next few Tuesday Tips are going to (hopefully) get you started.First of all, if you have a DSLR, and … Continue reading TUESDAY TIPS: Av Setting
The previous tip was about off-camera flash for your hot-shoe-equipped DSLR or point and shoot. But what if your camera does't have a hot shoe? How can you modify the light from your on-camera flash to make it less harsh and more flattering for your subject? Tinfoil and cardboard. Wrap a small piece of cardboard … Continue reading TUESDAY TIPS: Bouncing the Flash on Your Point-and-Shoot Camera