Cameras

aperture under f/1

I love low-light performance. Nowadays a large majority of my photogs involve indoor photographing of the fam. Our living room is quite dim. For my birthday, my parents bought me the Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX Lens. I love it. I borrowed my work’s 50mm f/1.4 lens previously, but I found that a 50mm lens …

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Micro Four Thirds is not better than standard SLR cameras

Recently Charlie Sorre of wired.com’s Gadget Lab said some something really questionable in his article, “5 Reasons to Ditch Your Digital SLR“. Here’s the basic foundation and background of the discussion. He weighs the advantages of the new EVIL camera format compared to DSLR cameras. What’s “EVIL”? It stands for Electronic Viewfinder Interchangeable Lens. It’s …

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Charlie Sorrel, you’re so wrong

Recently Charlie Sorrel of wired.com’s Gadget Lab said some something rather questionable in his article, “5 Reasons to Ditch Your Digital SLR“. Here’s the basic foundation and background of the discussion. He weighs the advantages of the new EVIL camera format compared to DSLR cameras. What’s “EVIL”? It stands for Electronic Viewfinder Interchangeable Lens. It’s …

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Polaroid film is back!

Today Polaroid announced the PIC 1000 (a new Polaroid film camera) at CES AND AND AND the return of Polaroid 600 film! From pcmag.com: Polaroid will offer a modern version of the Polaroid OneStep camera, the PIC 1000, available in a range of colors and based on the classic Polaroid Color 600 Instant Film to …

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35mm film canister camera

It’s a camera shaped like a canister of 35mm film that actually uses 35mm film. I gotta have this. Look at the bottom image of the camera’s open backside and you get a better sense of just how ridiculously enormous this thing actually is. It’s only $20, but there’s apparently only one place that sells …

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ebay photos as art

There’s plenty of sites out there that feature funny ebay photos. Most often an unusual background overpowers the product being sold. Think crazy cat about to attack a Beanie Baby. I just stumbled across a new (or new to me) genre. It’s unintentionally aesthetically pleasing photos. I love the photo above by ebay seller acace. …

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