5 frames with a Minolta MD Rokkor 50mm f2 lens on a Sony A7 II camera.… More 5 frames with Minolta MD Rokkor 50mm f2
I’ve been an avid photographer for over 10 years now. There have been phases during this time where a lot of my focus was on model photography. This wasn’t for paying clients or for magazines or anything typically, but to just keep active as a photographer and get some much needed social time with other… More Getting Back to Model Photography With Meetups
(WARNING: NSFW nude image below the cut) I think I first picked up a real camera in 2007. My motivation, really, was to capture photos of my growing and adorable children. But it turned out that my kids hated having their photos taken. And fast forward to 2008, I find myself working with models.
In the last installment, we talked about what to look for in a student camera. This time, we’ll build one for about $300.… More $300 Student Camera, 2018 Edition: Part II
Marcus from the Streets of Nuremberg blog (which is worth a follow, by the way) captured my attention this morning with his latest entry to a photo challenge that he’s participating in. It resonates strongly with a photo that I took yesterday in a French bistro in Raleigh.
The mastery of a great many things, like photography, can be expressed by the Japanese philosophy of “Shuhari”.… More Shuhari: The Stages of Photography Mastery
Variations on a Theme Taken with the $300 camera.
“Magnus, I want to learn photography and have a nice camera with me when I travel. What kind of student camera can you recommend for a budget of no more than $300?” This challenge is given to me often. And it’s surprising how many come up with the same $300 budget. Sometimes I hear $500,… More $300 Student Camera, 2018 Edition: Part I
You’ve heard me sing praise of my aging Ricoh GR. And it’s true: the GR is a fantastic little camera, and holds up pretty well for something that’s almost five years old. But gradually I’m spending more and more time shooting a Fuji X-T2 these days. This is not going to be a review. This… More Team Fujifilm