Gear Guide

The State of the Art in Architectural Photography: The Power of Mirrorless Cameras

I have a confession. I am a tech nerd. In particular, I love geeking out over the latest photography toys.  Excuse me, “tools”.  I’m a firm believer that technology makes our lives better, and that has certainly been true for me as a photographer.  One of the latest and arguably greatest technologies that has matured […]

New Polaroid SocialMatic camera… Hot off the presses from CES 2014 Las Vegas

Sharing the love today… Sharing the news….  “Shakin’ it like a Polaroid Picture” will come back in style in 2014, baby!  And I know this because it was announced at CES this week.  Good ol’ CES… Don’t we love Technology and  Photography Day!?  and especially new technology announcements…  Bring on the excitement!   SocialMatic has […]

Gitzo Rebate – $150!!!

Way back when, I bought a Gitzo Carbon Fiber Tripod off of Ebay for $700.  I know what you’re thinking… “What an idiot, who needs a $700 tripod?”  Well, let me tell you, it was perhaps the single best investment I have ever made in camera gear.  I LOVE it!  It is strong, stable and […]

Just Announced: Canon EOS 7D L DSLR Camera

First seen on: From Canon: Canon U.S.A Redefines Ease of Use for Left-Handed Digital SLR Photographers with the EOS 7D L Lake Success, N.Y., April 1, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today introduced a revolutionary new camera that finally addresses the needs of left-handed photographers worldwide: the Canon EOS 7D […]

Tripods for Architectural Photography

So you’ve finally committed to using a tripod, that’s great!  But now you’re probably wondering which one.  I know this sounds silly but the tripod can be a very personal decision.  Generally, there is no one tripod that will work for everyone but by following a few simple tips, you can find a good one […]

Rumored “Entry Level” Full Frame Camera From Nikon – D600

  It looks like Nikon may be releasing a new “entry level” full frame camera!  This is very exciting and opens up a world of possibilities and wide angle lens options.  The rumored specs are quite impressive, then again, they are just rumored specs.  Anything over 18 megapixels and we have a winner.   Rumored […]

Are you “square” enough?

I for one have always been a little “off” and I need all the help I can get… staying level that is.   Any of you who’ve been to our speaking engagements or workshops are familiar with the “fundamentals of architectural photography”.  For those of you who haven’t been, the basic idea is that a […]

Full Frame versus Crop Sensor

We get a lot of blank stares when we mention “Full Frame” versus “Crop” sensors so here goes and attempt at explaining the difference.   There are basically two types of cameras available. “Full Frame” and “Crop”. When you hear those terms it’s basically referring to the size of the sensor in the camera. In […]