Only the official White House photographer, Pete Souza, was allow inside for the meeting. this has been getting worse throughout Obama's presidency and, despite promises to start working more closely and allowing other journalists access to the President, seems reminiscent of the tactics we abhorred when undertaken by third-world despots and the old USSR.Read More
What is the X-T1? Take the wonderful X-E2, add in a much improved EVF (to what was already a very good one) that is larger than the full frame Canon 5D Mark III (wow!), weather seal it, up the fps to 7, improve the grip to be a bit larger, add the option of a battery grip and there you have. That's the basics.
From their YouTube channel, DigitalRev's Kai (link to their main YouTub page) reviews the X-T1 in his usual quirky but practical style. Overall, Kai seemed very impressed by the X-T1. My buying advise follows.Read More
Do you need a new camera? Does yours have enough resolution and enough pixels? "What? Your camera only has 6MP? That thing only has a measly 12MP? What? You haven't crossed the 20MP barrier yet? How can you shoot like that? You need more resolution than that. You must have greater dynamic range and what's with not being able to shoot in the dark at ISO 25,600?"Read More
Like Zach, I've fallen in love with the Fuji X series cameras. I've been using an X100 since November of 2011 as well as, more recently, a Fuji X-E1. The X10 is also a fun little take anywhere camera but it doesn't see as much action as the larger sensor (APS-C) X100 and X-E1. Watch it here...Read More
I've moved to SquareSpace for my hosting and away from WordPress installed on a popular commercial service. During the transition, most of the old posts and comments will be brought over to the newly designed site.Read More
UPDATE: The other day I saw a commercial for a similar company selling state quarters with pretty much the same type of system. The difference is that the coins were just painted in full color. Remember, no matter how many stickers you put on a $2 bill, a $5 bill, or how you paint a coin, they are still worth the face value.Read More