Can you just imagine what the audiences reactions would have been down through history if 35mm cameras had been invented 2000 years ago?  What historical images do you think you  would prefer to see today, crowd sourced digital or the work of a photojournalist with time at the job and training in the crafts? In the new age […]

Net neutrality. Speak the words, savor the flavor of freedom as it rolls off your tongue. Net neutrality. As a photographer, those are becoming the most important two words you will hear in this decade. Net neutrality means all internet traffic is considered equal, from whatever the source, and none shall be given a preference […]

Sergey Brin On Taking Moonshots & The Value Of Failing Whatever your thoughts on Google (I happen to be a big fan myself), Sergey Brin is not just a hero to a generation of young Americans, he is also one smart dude. In the above video (start at 1:54), Sergey extols the virtues of the […]

  The International CES is the annual gathering place for all whose business is a part of the $203 Billion a year business of consumer electronics. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years.  It is a primary stage where […]

Modern photography is incredibly complex. We like to pretend that our mastery of cameras and digital technology has made photography easier or better, but in reality it has never been harder to simply create photographs. Above all else, cameras and digital technology give us choices, and more choice means more complexity.  Thirty years ago, photography basically consisted […]

The rumors are true. Sony has started shipping the A7 & A7R in Europe and here are the first Sony A7R image samples from a production camera.  No doubt, these will become only the first few of the upcoming 1,000,000 or so Sony A7R Image Samples that are going to be shot with this camera and posted […]

EDITORS REPLY: It seems that I have inadvertently offended somebody I had no intention to offend.   I apologize and beg forgiveness.  Since my inadvertent error has lead to most of you now reading this, I will place my open response to him here as well as in a more personal communication to Mr. Thein […]