Monthly Archives: June 2011

Why I Love Point-and-Shoots Part 3

Point-and-shoots can also be very serious business.  For decades cheap, “toy” cameras, such as Holgas, Dianas and pinhole cameras have been popular among art photographers.  Known for poor lenses (if they have any at all), light leaks that expose the … Continue reading

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And Now For the Next Trick

Here’s the newest camera gadget to come down the pike and what an invention!  It allows you to change the focus AFTER you take the picture! http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/22/technology/22camera.html?_r=1&hp I played around with their web site and it is interesting to see … Continue reading

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Why I love Point-and-Shoots Part 2

Point-and-shoots make terrific learning tools.  When I was a kid, my father, an amateur photographer, taught me all the essentials of photographic composition with a Kmart 110.  I took it everywhere and took pictures of anything I saw.  After each … Continue reading

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Why I Love Point-and-Shoots Part 1

It may seem odd to those who’ve seen me working on projects intended for public display, wielding cameras with big lenses, hooded flash, hand-held light meter and all the fancy works, but when I’m doing my family pictures I’m as … Continue reading

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It’s not the camera. It’s what you do with it!

Many’s the time I’ve had someone ask what kind of camera I use.  The short answer is, “Several.”  I have acquired a number of cameras for different needs over the years, which I choose to use based on how much … Continue reading

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