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 – 2

Looking back, deciding to use vintage lenses was one of the best decisions I've made. It has rekindled my creativity, and it has forced me to engage what I am doing in a way I haven't since 2005. 2005 was a watershed year. After two years of working as a professional, using only "program mode," JD Milazzo and I had been forced to work

Vintage Glass – 22019-04-01T14:39:47+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