My Fuji F600EXR Arrives!

I collected the Fujifilm Finepix F600EXR that I had ordered via Amazon from the post office this evening. There’s a bit of a back-story:  I had won a Amazon gift certificate at a trade conference and decided to use it to buy a small camera.  I talk in terms of… Continue reading

A photographic study in light, Rembrant style and others

http://tysonrobichaudphotography.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/a-photographic-study-in-light-rembrandt-harmensz-van-rijn-style/ This is important, but it isn’t quite what I want to say. Lets leave it at this is an excellent first order approximation. Where I differ is the ‘studio‘. If you’re in a studio everything changes vs being on the street. Its the ONE situation where a fixed lens… Continue reading

Macro? Well, No

All the lenses for my Canon and Minolta have Macro capability.  There’s something about zoom lenses, it seems, the lends then to being able to be macro lenses without the need for an extension tube or bellows.  In macro mode the zoom function now becomes a sort of focusing mechanism. … Continue reading