Category Archives: Essays

Dynamic Range Differences

This article discusses how you can estimate dynamic range differences between various cameras using published test data. This may help you evaluate various camera options in terms of brand, model and sensor size. In this article we have prepared overviews of Olympus OM-D E-M1X dynamic range test scores versus 20 different full frame and APS-C cameras from Canon, Nikon and Sony. This is a lengthy article so grab a coffee or make yourself some tea.

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Pivotal Photographic Moments

This article discusses three pivotal photographic moments in my career. Many of us have had these types of experiences in various areas of our lives. My three pivotal photographic moments discussed in this article will be different than the ones that you may have experienced. The intent of this article is not to suggest that anyone should do what I did. Or to interpret photography in the same way that I do. It is simply to share the growth and learning that has occurred for me as a result of my pivotal photographic moments.

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M4/3 Ideal for Baby Boomers

Browsing photography sites these days would give folks the impression that ‘everyone’ is buying full frame camera gear. And, based on the opinions of ‘reviewers’, it would be hard not to think that the only cameras of any merit are full frame or larger. This article counters some of these perspectives. It also provides my opinion on why M4/3 is ideal for Baby Boomers.

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Camera Market Decline Risks

The latest CIPA data for November shows that the camera market has continued to contract for each month in 2019. While some folks seem to enjoy speculating about the failure of one camera brand or another, camera market decline risks have broader potential impacts for all of us who are interested in photography.

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