I love the internet. No really, I LOVE the internet. It provides commerce, education, music, video, and tools for me and most of the connected world. The food I provide for my family is paid for by the work that I do on the internet. I am usually not keen to get too political on my little slice of the net here, but I would ask that you view the following short video about the Stop Online Piracy and the Protect Intellectual Property acts. This is a real eye opener. PROTECT IP / SOPA … [Read more...] about SOPA and Protect IP Are Scary
Nikon D3100 Announced!
Nikon is at it again! If you have been under a rock like I apparently have been, then maybe you aren't aware that Nikon has just announced a new camera that is going to increase the power in the amateur and soccer [insert Mom or Dad as applies] photography market. When people ask me about the differences between professional cameras and an entry level DSLR one of the biggest differences to me, was the ability to handle low light. There are obviously many, many other differences, but paramount … [Read more...] about Nikon D3100 Announced!
Cheap Tripods and Tall Buildings
Scene 1 - The Hook The Rage! The Rage! Torrents and Torrents! Flash! Flash! It is a horrible, terrible dream. A nightmare of mega-pixel proportions is unfolding before me. In this dream, the dangling off of the 29th floor, over the edge of the railing, everything that supports is creaking and cracking and flexing. Any moment now SNAP!!! and the earth will come plummeting up at terminal velocity... the crash, the smash! Sounds terrifying right? Wait... You know it isn't me falling right? … [Read more...] about Cheap Tripods and Tall Buildings
Amazon.com Shipping is FAST for Photography Equipment!!!
EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it!!! This just in..... The world is shrinking! The world is shrinking! Wait a moment.... It isn't shrinking? Ok, well it certainly seems to be based on how fast I just received my new Hoya 77mm UV filters from Amazon.com. On Monday, August 2nd I realized that I had forgotten to purchase 2 new lens filters for my Nikon 28-70mm f/2.8 AF-S and my Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR which I was planning on lugging along on my trip to Boston later that week. The problem was, I … [Read more...] about Amazon.com Shipping is FAST for Photography Equipment!!!