Aug 4th


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Thoughts on the Sony Alpha NEX-7

Last weekend, I spent twenty-four hours in New York City.  It was a flying visit, literally and metaphorically, as I was visiting the city on a working trip as a commercial pilot. I had the Sony Alpha NEX-7 mirrorless camera with me together with a single lens, the Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* E 24 […]

La Jolla Beach Pier - San Diego, California

Mar 25th


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La Jolla Pier, California

I confess to being a sucker for piers.  The long lines of a pier create interest and can be framed to lead the eye into the image and create the perception of depth; it creates a visual as well as physical bridge between the land and the sea; and the conceptual contrast of a man-made […]

La Jolla Beach - San Diego, California

Mar 10th


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Postcard from La Jolla, California

I arrived in San Diego, California, last night, and spent the afternoon in La Jolla, wandering along the beach, scouting for possible locations for sunset/dusk photography.  I had almost given up hope of finding anything when I found the following composition just as the sun was setting. As this image was cropped to a panoramic format it […]

Street Portrait - Old Delhi, India

Mar 9th


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Going Wide around Chandni Chowk

I’m currently on my way to San Diego where I should arrive Friday evening, Pacific Time, so this will be my final dispatch from India for the time being. I’m going to sign off from the recent Delhi theme here on the blog with a few images I shot around Chandni Chowk, one of the […]

Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Jan 6th


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Nikon Releases the 85mm f/1.8G

Nikon’s new 85mm f/1.8G is now on sale.  The lens is designed for FX (full-frame) bodies, and at around $500 (U.S.), it’s a lot cheaper than my 85mm f/1.4G, which sells for $1700 (if you can even find one for sale).   In spite of the price, the f/1.4G was worth every penny that I […]

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