Dog Schidt Optiks ‘Flare Factory 58g’ (Green Tint) Taking Lens + Iscorama 36 from Melting Bloke (Richard Gale) on Vimeo. From the “Just When You Think You’ve Seen It All” department comes a UK company with the unusual name Dog Schidt Optiks.  This innovative company brings to market an equally unusual new product line.  The Dog […]

Featured Photographer: Michiel Schierbeek We have followed the photography of Michiel Schierbeek for some time now. His quiet composions are lovely. Recently Michiel also added a Sigma DP2 Merrill to his camera set. We think this unique camera and his style are a great match.   Here, in his own words:   “After reading good things about this camera […]

The Sigma DP3 Merrill is the latest in the series of compact cameras incorporating the Foveon X3 direct image sensor.  It’s making its debut this week at the CES show in Las Vegas, NV.  The new SIGMA DP3 Merrill, featuring a 50mm F2.8 lens, will join the lineup of the “SIGMA DP Merrill” series. The […]

Today, just ahead of the official start of CES and via a press release on it’s website, FujiFilm unveiled its latest camera: the FUJIFILMX100S.   Two years ago, FUJIFILM launched the prestigious X100 with a FUJINON 23mm f/2 fixed prime lens and superb image quality in a beautifully designed compact camera body.  Its unique style and international […]

UP NORTH from Joël Wagner on Vimeo. From Essen, Germany Joël Wagner (Profile in German HERE) and his brother spent 16 days for their dream adventure trip of a life time, a  750km journey from Whitehorse to Dawson City, Yukon, the month of September, 2012. Their choice of equipment for this adventure: Olympus OM-D EM-5, Leica […]

Bhutan Panasonic GH3 October 2012 from Ira Block on Vimeo. My friend Ira Block is an internationally renowned photojournalist, teacher and workshop leader who has to date produced more than 30 major stories for the National Geographic magazine and its affiliates, N.G. Traveler and Adventure. Ira tells the backstory of this video in his seminars that he […]

  I always enjoy watching the reviews TheCameraStore produces.  I wish I could do reviews this well myself.  They cleverly sum up my own first impressions of my GH3.  I too admit to being a bit disappointed in the GH3 in the high ISO stills department, but at least some of this is my unfamiliarity with the […]

  Amore Mio is Italian for “My Love.” Judging by this excellent wedding production done by Austin, Texas, wedding filmmaker Joe Simon, that love certainly shines too.  Joe shot Amore Mio using a prototype software version of the new Panasonic GH3.  Joe’s thoughts?  Well, the quality of the production above speaks for itself.  In the Behind […]

This week’s Hybrid Hangout™ From DiscoverMirrorless.Com Both jpeg and RAW photo file formats are good these days, but they are very different.  Now that we are adding more video into our everyday imaging, we realize that there is no RAW for video.  Ouch. So, when is it a good idea to use RAW, when is […]

At a special event in San Francisco, GoPro launched its latest action cam, the Hero3. Compared to the Hero2 that we all know and love, the new camera is both more portable and more capable. It’s 30% smaller and 25% lighter.  I never thought the old one was all that heavy myself, but I guess […]

  From the folks who present ShootSmarter.com, the new website DiscoverMirrorless.com is the product of what happens when photo innovator Will Crockett collaborates with other photographers and photo educators to realize that the photography industry is changing. Technology is going to change the way that we create, view and share portraits and images with our family and friends. We have smartTVs, smartphones, Notebooks, Tablets, iPads, […]

My friend Ira Block decided to take his recent images shot with the new Panasonic Lumix GH3 down to his professional printing lab, Gotham Printing in New York City, to test out how these GH3 stills would look printed up large.  The results certainly amazed me! PLEASE RATE THIS STORY!