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I Only Need These Two Panasonic Lumix Zoom Lenses

The Panasonic Lumix G X VARIO 12-35mm and 35-100mm 2.8 lenses have been used for 95% of all photos and videos I have shot over the last year since I bought them. I can’t imagine that I wouldn't be shooting with these two Panasonic Lumix zoom lenses any time soon. The...

The Challenge of Street Photography

Street photography has always been a favorite challenge. Because it is so accessible it is easy enough for just about anybody to participate in. It’s not like you need any more equipment than pretty much whatever camera you have in your hand. And for many people...

Tree Photography of 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...

Photography Forum 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....

Lumix Lenses Bought in F2.8 for My Panasonic G7

I was cruising through a “web deal” site and came across some dude in Canada selling the vaunted Panasonic Lumix G Vario f/2.8 O.I.S. lens in both the 12-35mm and 35-100m varieties at scorching prices. He got great ratings. Solid return policy. I decided to make the...

Colorado Vacation Road Trip to Fort Collins

Our Colorado vacation was a road trip. Renting a fuel efficient car we traveled from Tennessee through Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri and Kansas reaching our destination in Fort Collins. Our first stop was in New Baden, Illinois for lunch at a downtown restaurant called...