- This site is for the roving photographer. It is not so much a place for travel images themselves, but rather how to select and travel with the right image-making tools.
Category Archives: Rants and other Lunacy
So what does your messenger/shoulder/camera bag says about you? Continue reading
I briefly mentioned finders in my last rant. This has led me to my latest gripe – whatever happened to high-eyepoint viewfinders? Leica and Nikon finders pleasured a whole generation of sweaty, overweight, myopic photographers. Continue reading
Dear Pentax and Nikon,
I applaud both of you for sticking with the lens mount system that made both of your companies famous back in the day. Allowing photographers to mix older lenses with new ones in their optical libraries gives both of your systems an unparalleled advantage when it comes to the palette of lenses afforded to a shooter.
On the other hand… Continue reading
I was born into an analog world. Fortunately the peak of my photographic career overlapped with the advent of digital, so I have been gifted with a strong foundation in both worlds. So much so, that my personal workflow generally mixes the use of film and a computer for even the simplest of projects. I am very much of the mindset that there is a right tool for every job and it is my imperative to understand not only which is which, but how to utilize that tool as well. That being understood may lay a foundation for the rant to follow. Continue reading