Let’s Talk #4: Mamiya RB67 Medium Format Camera

In the Fall of 2018, Falcon purchased a vintage Pentax 67 55-100 MM lens. It has proven to be both a deep part of his creative rebirth and yet also a source of great difficulty. In May of this year, Falcon began thinking about learning about film. His interest began when an old friend gave him a Minolta Xg3 from around 1992. This video

Let’s Talk #4: Mamiya RB67 Medium Format Camera2019-11-08T02:57:15+00:00

Sirui ND Filters

If you've read any review I've ever done about photography gear, then you know that I am convinced that cheaper is never better. When I first started doing photography, I never thought I'd say that. I couldn't see the difference and, after all, a camera is a camera. In short order, I learned I was wrong. I bought a cheap memory card, and it failed

Sirui ND Filters2019-11-08T02:35:10+00:00

Neutral Density Filters

Neutral density what? Neutral density filter. The principle behind the filter is rather straight forward: Essentially, a neutral density filter is a dark piece of glass placed in front of the lens that allows less light into the camera through the lens. This means you need a longer exposure to get a properly exposed image. This is great when working in an open field

Neutral Density Filters2019-04-13T15:29:29+00:00

Vintage Glass

Yes, I've told the story before, but it warrants being told again. I think about this exchange between JD Milazzo and me now almost 16 years ago. I was sitting on the steps to the second floor, the manual to our new Canon 10D in my hand. JD asked what the difference between aperture priority and shutter priority was. In true fashion, I quipped:

Vintage Glass2019-03-15T17:43:24+00:00