Why are we here?

No, this is not going to be a piece on existentialism, but rather an explanation of why I made this…


2021 - A collection of my Latest posts (no images)

Keeping with the tradition of 2020, this will be the depository for the Latest posts for 2021 once…


2020 - A collection of my Latest posts (no images)

Just because they are not the latest and greatest anymore, it doesn't mean that these miscellaneous…


Photography gear fora… that menace!

I frequent many (MANY) online fora that cater to photographers and camera owners, the latter being…


Moody? Goody! #miscellaneousramblings

The other day I came across Rolling Stone’s list of the Top 500 songs (incidentally I was checking…


Real, ideal or any deal - you decide!

The art that is photography is different from most other creative art forms in that the raw…


What is the (camera) world coming to...?

It has been said time and again that the only constant in this world of ours is change... Change is…


Which camera to get? Literally: Any!

A few days ago Leica introduced the Q2 Monochrome. It is one great camera and it costs an arm and a…


Democracy not necessarily the best thing that ever happened to photography

What does democracy have to do with photography? In the past, not much. Today, everything. Please…


To B(&W) or not to B(&W)! That is the question! Or is it!

As far as eternal battles go, this one is going for gold: Color or Black & White... Is one…


On Depth and Shadow

Life is a three dimension ordeal, at least for us common folk;) We navigate this world with a sense…


On sensors and megapixels...

In the days of film photography, things were easy: NO sensors, NO megapixels... Was it better back…


Camera vs. Smartphone - Battle of the titans

Oh where to start… I can see the flames already… But let me take a stab at it anyway. Back in the…


You are welcome to stay here, but in the off chance you want to see something else…

During my daily surfing for photography related websites, I come across some that are interesting…


Shoot with a purpose

I’d say shoot to kill but it sounds too morbid, so I am sticking with purpose.  Nowadays, carrying…


Photography: Cousin of Painting or Sculpture?

Common wisdom says that photography and painting are related. They represent attempts to record a…


Post processing - the other (better?) half of photography? Or a whole new art?

You can take a picture and then you can make a picture. Are they one and the same or is photography…


PASM - Everyone is a photographer until they hit M. Or not?

Being a photographer carries a coolness factor of well, a lot. So, everyone wants to be a…


One camera, one lens

Repeat after me: I do NOT need more than one camera; I do NOT need more than one lens. Again.…


On gear, the never ending quest for more, why it will not lead to better images and what will

There are those who love the trade and then there are those who love the tools of the trade.…