Buying the camera instead of the lens — Updated!

This is the story of how and why I didn't buy a Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 prime lens for my Olympus PENs and instead bought the Canon PowerShot S100. I got the camera in basic black because I'm a traditionalist. Black goes with everything and it cost $50 less than the identical camera in silver (why?). Not … Continue reading Buying the camera instead of the lens — Updated!

How come you have so many cameras?

This is a question that every photographer, professional or amateur, periodically asks him or herself ... and is inevitably asked by friends, family, and occasionally, complete strangers. My answer is 7, plus the iPhone (on which I've never actually taken a picture) and a Coolpix that I don't like and never use -- which I … Continue reading How come you have so many cameras?

Ordinary Things – Waiting for Spring

Marilyn Armstrong - Olympus PEN E-P3, 45 mm F/1.8 Related articles Deep White: Shooting Snow With the Canon Powershot S100 (teepee12.com) Buying the camera instead of the lens (teepee12.wordpress.com) Olympus E-P3 12MP Micro 4/3 Camera w/ 14-42mm Lens for $449 + free shipping (9to5toys.com) Olympus PEN E-P3 12.3 MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable … Continue reading Ordinary Things – Waiting for Spring