Nikon Celebtrates 100 Years, Announces Latest DSLR

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in business, news, photography, technology | No Comments

Nikon celebrates its 100th anniversary today with the announcement of their latest DSLR, the new D850, a high-speed, high-resolution replacement for the D810. You can read the press release here.

Environmental Portrait: A Guy With A Car In A Garage

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in business, culture, news, photography, technology | 2 Comments

Sometimes the little guy wins. Colleague Troy Lyman noticed a high incidence of passenger-seat air bag failures on General Motors’ Saturn Sky and Pontiac Solstice vehicles. He crunched the numbers, submitted the information to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and for his trouble will get a recall ordered on the matter. The story […]

SCE’s Mountainview Generating Station: Steam Rises On A Cold Morning

while most everyone else was warm in bed, I was out on the side of the road, my camera on a tripod, making this picture. It’s a subject I’e shot before, but one I opted to revisit and shoot looser in order for the image to fit better within the home page layout of my […]

B&H Photo Video: Pre “Black Friday Deal” on Nikon D3200 w/ 2 Lenses

Posted by on Nov 22, 2015 in art, business, photography, technology, travel | No Comments

This is the time of year I get asked repeatedly, “What camera should I buy?” B&H Photo Video is offering a Pre “Black Friday Deal” on the Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm and 55-200mm VR lenses, regularly $876.95, now for a limited time, only $396.95 with free shipping. The D3200, replaced earlier this year by the […]

San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm: Better By Dawn Light

Having seen a couple nice sunrises the last few days while driving to work I decided to get up early and see if we would get lucky with another nice sunrise this morning. I opted to visit an area I had been to in the past, San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm, at other times of the […]

Think Tank Photo: New Products Announced

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in business, photography, technology | No Comments

Think Tank Photo just announced the release of two new product line extensions as well as a new “free gift” offer. The first are the Retrospective® 5 Leather, Retrospective® 7 Leather, and Retrospective® 30 Leather. These upscale, rugged shoulder bags maintain the Retrospective’s casual, form-fitting design. A new Dual Cross buckle on the front flap provides an […]