Category Archives: Opinion

Nikon Coolpix P500, Fuji HS20, vs. Canon SX20IS

This is only a vs. review in the sense that the Canon SX20IS was my current camera when I started looking for something new. I have been using superzoom bridge cameras for several years now…the Sony H9 and H50 in … Continue reading

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The Photogenic Moment?

Just over a year ago I started a Pic of the Day project, sort of by accident. I was new on Twitter and Facebook at that time, and I began to post, just for fun, an image each day to … Continue reading

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Working the Limits: Bosque del Apache NWR

After my experience preparing a few photos for publication, outlined in the last piece (Pushing the Envelope), it took a place like Bosque del Apahce NWR to remind me of why I am still carrying an advanced P&S, and not … Continue reading

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Netbooks for Traveling Fotogs??

(Ed. Note: For an update on this piece, with a review of the HP Mini 311 with ION graphics from a traveling photographer’s point of view, see Take Two on Cloudy Days and Netbook Nights. For more on the Netbooked/Cloud … Continue reading

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The Ethics (or is it aesthetics) of Post-processing

I have run into two photographers over the past two days who have expressed the opinion, one way or another, that the untouched digital file, just as it comes from the camera, is superior to the post-processed version of the … Continue reading

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