Lumix G9 – first impressions – not the usual picks

I don't do unboxing videos and play-by-play posts, but here are my out-of-the-box impressions of my new G9. Sitting here on the couch with a heap of camera gear next to me. Three lenses, two bodies and grips. It's crazy.  What if I lose my shit? Upon attaching the battery grip I was irked to... Continue Reading →

Me and my new GH3

As I said in my Elusive Wildflowers Part 9 post, I have a new camera. It's a Lumix (Panasonic) GH3. Yeah, I know they're hemorrhaging money these days, but the Lumix was the only one that would do what I want the way I want it. It's my first mirrorless camera and also my first non-Olympus.... Continue Reading →

Tools of the Task

Lots of people have done a 'what's in my camera bag' type post and have dragged every last bit of kit out of each and every nook and cranny of their bags.  Kind of interesting, but out of all that stuff I'd like to know what a person really uses to create her images.  I... Continue Reading →

Photography Field Tips #1

One of the earliest lessons I learned in photography was to cultivate good field habits.  That is to establish habits and routines that not only help you stay organized, but keep you from going crazy if you have a lot of gear.  Accessories are the kiss of death sometimes and unless you have a way... Continue Reading →

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