A Few New Tools

Nikon D800 +  Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G | 1/100 sec, f/2.8, ISO 100 (VSCO’s Kodak Tri-X 400) The weekend was a little busier than I anticipated, but I still managed to squeeze in some time behind the D800’s finder. I also added Lightroom 4 and the newest, D800-compatible version of VSCO to my software tool-kit. I […]

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Megapixel Madness

Nikon D800 +  Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G | 1/250 sec, f/2.8, ISO 100 It’s impossible to appreciate fully by simply viewing the downsized images I’m posting here, but from what I’ve seen so far on my monitor at home, files from the Nikon D800 look downright stunning.  It seems that the big headline feature of the camera […]

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Remembering Puppyhood

I was cleaning out unwanted images from my archives last night when I stumbled upon some old images of Suki when she was a puppy. These are photos that I took long before I started blogging, so I think they deserve their own post today. The original jpegs were pretty flat and needed a little […]

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Running Shiba, Gunning Nikon V1

Nikon V1 + 1 Nikkor 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 15mm | 1/100 sec, f/4.8, ISO 100 Suki and I have been missing on the blog for a while, but we’re back to talk about the Nikon 1 V1! I must admit, when Nikon first announced the Nikon 1, their first mirrorless camera system, I wasn’t terribly […]

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When the Light is Beautiful

Fuji X100 | 1/250 sec, f/4, ISO 400 -2/3EV The most common questions I get in my inbox and in comments on the blog lately go something like this: Is there a post processing trick you use to give your images that dimensional look? What camera settings do you use to get your images to look the way they […]

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Blue Hour Photographs

Fuji X100 | 9 sec, f/11, ISO 200 (JPEG output: Astia) On the way to meet friends for dinner in downtown SF last night, I stopped by the pier to grab some night shots with the X100. It was a surprisingly warm evening. Perfect for a relaxing stroll with the camera. Left: Fuji X100 | 1/10 sec, f/2, ISO 200 (hand-held) […]

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