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)
Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphones My old Plantronic Back Beat Pros bit the dust, so I picked up a new pair of headphones. Those BackBeat Pros were some of the best headphones I've ever owned. I bought them back in 2015, and they got me through a lot of cross-country flights. Really like them so far. They … Continue reading Sony WH-1000XM4 First Thoughts
Apparently I never wrote about switching from Canon to Sony?! Let's fix that. I got my first Canon back in 1988. It was an AE-1 and I loved it. I shot through rolls and rolls of film. I took a class from a photo place in town and shot school sports, portraits, wildlife, weather--anything I … Continue reading Alpha
I need to expand my horizons...In Portland, I worked with models. Photographing people is my passion, and Portland is full of people. But the population of the entire state of Montana is smaller than the population of the Portland metro area. They say that the best camera is the one you have with you at … Continue reading Wildlife Photography
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.