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Beginner Photography Joy and Frustration

Beginner Photography Joy and Frustration

As a hapless HAB (hobbyist, amateur, beginner) photographer I have yet to find my art in the art. As I peer into the depths of highly stylized photos being offered into the web sewage for attention and notoriety I seldom see a vision of anything that I much care...
I Bought New F2.8 Lenses for My Panasonic G7

I Bought New F2.8 Lenses for My Panasonic G7

The best lenses I have ever had are the so-called nifty-fifties prime lenses for both my Canon t4i and my new Panasonic G7 at f/1.4 and f/1.7 respectively. Each is an excellent lens for a hobbyist trying to get crisp photos for a reasonable amount of money....
Photography Comment Sections Suck

Photography Comment Sections Suck

As a hobbyist/amateur/beginner (HAB) photographer I find photography blog comment sections less than hospitable and typically obnoxious. I generalize, of course, because not all respondents are dicks but the vibe can be stuffy and the arrogance is palpable....
Yet Another Photography Blog Rises From the Web Sewage

Yet Another Photography Blog Rises From the Web Sewage

The web doesn’t need another photography site. Yet here I go. I’m not a professional. And I doubtless have anything glorious to write about concerning cameras, lenses and all the various paraphernalia that is required to get the shot or video. I’ve owned a Pentax...
The Four Seasons at Providence Pines

The Four Seasons at Providence Pines

Where there is a blessing there is usually a curse. We have a lovely driveway that is lined with mature maple trees. In the summer when the trees are at full bloom it is almost like you are driving through a tunnel of mystical vegetation. In the fall when the foliage...