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What Camera to Buy in 7 Helpful Questions

One of the most common questions I hear these days is what camera to buy. Back in the day people would buy a Polaroid or point and shoot camera for taking photos of the family, vacation memories and the like. Some would get interested in photography and buy a big boy...

Is a 50mm Camera Lens Overrated?

Behold, another blog post on the 50mm camera lens. Read any photography blog and somewhere in the archives you will find a post glorifying the 50mm prime lens. In fact, I was brainwashed in getting one as the replacement for my kit glass. Every website that...

Panasonic Lumix Lenses 12-35mm and 35-100m F2.8 Are Excellent

I was cruising through a “web deal” site and came across some dude in Canada selling the vaunted Panasonic Lumix G Vario f/2.8 O.I.S. lens in both the 12-35mm and 35-100m varieties at scorching prices. He got great ratings. Solid return policy. I decided to make the...

Low Light Photography with the Panasonic G9 is Not Disappointing

The knock on the micro four thirds camera system is that it sucks in low light photography. My contention is that this assessment is incorrect for all but the most strident full-frame professional photographers. I used my Lumix G9 to take photographs of the most...

Micro Four Thirds Camera Makes Me Happy

It has now been over two years since I decided to abandon the DSLR world and join the micro four thirds camera system. Ever since that decision it seems every week another video or blog post comes out questioning the viability of that particular market. And yet,...

Photography As a Hobby is My Creative Jam

I like photography; I just don’t particularly care for yours. The technology of cameras, the creativity of post-processing and the skill of finding the perfect composition is something that I am interested in. I enjoy photography as a hobby. I don’t enjoy looking at...