This is the fifth post in a series of tests of the Fujifilm GFX 100, Mark II, which was released this week. You can find all the posts in this series by going to the Categories pane in the right hand panel and clicking on “GFX 100 II”. In the past, I’ve measured the scan… [Read More]
I am interested in doing some high-magnification macro photography, which is something I’ve never done before. I’ve never worked over 2:1, and I plan to explore the region between 3:1 and 10:1. To that end, I’ve purchased a Zeiss S Planar 50mm f/1.6 lens. That lens was designed to be used for semiconductor photolithography in… [Read More]
In economics, there’s a concept know as Gresham’s law. In shorthand form, it says “the bad money drives out the good.” In this case, bad money is defined as money whose perceived value is less than its face value. If there’s a lot of that kind of money around, it will circulate, and people will… [Read More]
Note: this post has been revised and corrected based on input from DPRevived and the PS&T forum on DPR. Thanks to all involved. Recently, I wrote two articles for Lensrentals on raw exposure. Part 1 Part 2 One of the takeaways from the articles was, with modern cameras, by far the biggest win associated with… [Read More]
About ten years ago, Jack Wasserbach showed me some graffiti-covered abandoned buildings at Fort Ord. I took pictures, but nothing grabbed me when I went over the images in Lightroom. Yesterday I got the idea of doing some composites.