Can You Buy Your Way To Better Photographs?

In this, the second in my series of (hopefully) thought provoking questions about landscape photography, I ask, do you think buying a more expensive, higher end camera will make you a better photographer?  Do you feel that in some meaningful way your current camera is holding you back in such a way that you’re unable… Read More

Won’t Leave Home Without It.

Recently I started a series of questions on my Facebook page. The goal was to get people talking about photography. The gear, needs vs wants, why we photograph. Over the next week I’ll be posting those same questions here. I look forward to your responses.  You’re heading out to take photos. You’ve got your camera,… Read More

Exploring The Iconic.

  Motif #1. Reported to be “the most often painted building in America,” Motif #1 sits at the end of Bradley Wharf in Rockport, Massachusetts. Due to its popularity among painters and photographers alike, finding unique angles and compositions while photographing it can be a challenge. Make it your own. The most difficult part about… Read More

Noise, What Noise?

12,800 at 2:30 a.m. I’m not afraid to use whatever ISO I need in order to capture a photo, and last Sunday my Fujifilm X-T2 impressed me once again with how well it handles high ISO, in this case 12,800. My chosen spot for the morning was at the hairpin turn near mile 6 on… Read More

Why Choose Fuji?

Because they listen. I mean really listen. When customers request new features, they listen by releasing a constant stream of firmware updates to both new(er) as well as existing older model cameras. I’m not just referring to adding these new features to future models either. Besides image quality, one of the things Fuji is known… Read More

The (Fujifilm) X-Files

SOOC Sorry folks, no Mulder and Sculley here, the X-Files I’m going to be talking about have nothing to do with aliens or government conspiracies. These X-Files are the gorgeous straight out of camera jpeg files I get from my Fujifilm X-Series camera, the 24mp X-T2.  Anybody who’s considered purchasing one of Fujifilm’s outstanding X-Series… Read More

The X Factor.

I’m done with Canon. After a long run and many great experiences, I’ve parted ways with my Canon cameras and lenses. This is something that I never thought I would do. I loved the image quality I got from every Canon camera from my first 40D to the 5D MkIII that until recently had been… Read More