Camera Shopping in Japan

While in Kumatori, Osaka, Bridget and I went shopping at a local Aeon center, where I got a chance to take a look at some yummy camera equipment. One of my favorite reasons to come to Japan is to get my hands on Japan-exclusive gear, like this white Lumix GF-1 (above), which I absolutely fell […]

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Tokina 50-135mm f/2.8 AT-X 535 PRO DX

(Taken with my Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3) My wife is keenly aware of my equipment wish list, and came home from work yesterday with several photographic goodies for me, including this fast telephoto from Tokina. My fast zoom kit is now complete, with three constant aperture lenses covering an 11-135mm (16.5-200mm full-frame equivalent) range. What I love about my three-lens system […]

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Suki’s Favorite Spot

Welcome to Suki’s favorite spot in the whole house. She spends so much time looking out the window, ever fascinated by what’s going on outside. It is here that she watches me come and go from the house, observes neighbors and passerby, and basks in sunlight throughout the day. I was watching TV this afternoon […]

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Metric Concert, San Francisco

I’m a big fan of the group Metric, a really cool Canadian indie rock group. Last night, my wife scored some last-minute tickets to go to a secret show in San Francisco where they played some of my favorite songs from their latest albums. The lead singer Emily Haines is really cute, and put on […]

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Version 2.0

____________________________________________________ UPDATE: Panasonic has just re-released the latest software update for the Lumix DMC-LX3 as version 2.1 as promised. Go download it! ____________________________________________________ Towards the end of last month Panasonic released a firmware update to my beloved Panasonic LX3. Some highlight features provided in the update include a bump in autofocus speed, improved white balance […]

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Finally! Nikon D300s

I’ve been dreaming of a having a professional grade dSLR for a long time, and finally today, after selling some old stuff I don’t use, acquired a n D300s. I haven’t had a chance to shoot anything interesting with with it just yet. I got home late today, and had a moment to take the […]

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