Did I Win?

Did I Win?

I think a great deal about photography. I wonder if it has meaning, I wonder if I am doing it “right”, I wonder if my work is “art”. Much thinking and few answers to bring comfort. But still I think about it. All this thinking has brought me to a view of photography...
Fun is Enough (sometimes!)

Fun is Enough (sometimes!)

I listen to podcasts about photography. Any time I am engaged in a task that I find tedious, I slip on my headphones, plug into my smart phone, and go to Spotify. Most photography podcasts are simple conversations and it’s like eavesdropping on people who are...
Critics and Criticism

Critics and Criticism

My wife, Susan, and I walk often for the exercise. We live in an area with woodland trails, parks and beautiful scenery so our walks can be very pleasant. And on these walks I often (well, actually, always is more accurate) bring one of the cameras that is interesting...
How Nifty is this Fifty?

How Nifty is this Fifty?

My EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens mounted on my 5D Mark II. The immediate attraction to this lens is its light weight and small size. But just how good is it? How Nifty is this Fifty? The EF 50mm F/1.8 STM I spend a great deal of time with my various old lenses and have...
The Kodak Vigilant Junior Six-20

The Kodak Vigilant Junior Six-20

The truth is, I cannot walk by a beautiful camera in pristine condition. Yes, yes, I know I collect Canon cameras but that does not mean I love no others. In fact, quite the opposite. But I have a rule about that. You see, If I simply collected everything I came...