While most of the country chilled out inside avoiding the “Arctic Vortex,” thousands of brave souls battled the crowded isles for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas, NV.  Show attendance was reportedly brisk again this year, where the features were focused more on services and coming attractions than on new hardware […]

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov certainly knows a lot about snow.  Most Russian photographers likely do, as the brutal winter months of their homeland provides plenty of first hand experience.  But how many of them have taken the time to learn how to photograph an individual snowflake?  Certainly not many.  There aren’t a lot of people I […]

For years, I have heard warnings about the poor quality of photos taken by small point-and-shoot cameras that have digital zooms. Critics would say that they never use that feature because it would mean giving up the quality that only an optical lens could provide. That made sense to me, so I seldom used the […]