Vodcasting from the Heart of Texas

February 16, 2018
May I introduce? Texas Leica.

May I introduce? Texas Leica.

A mixed bag of topics in this post. About two weeks ago, the Fuji GW6800III arrived from Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Film Fetischism

February 11, 2018
Leica bondage

Leica bondage

I realize I don’t bond with a digital camera like I do with an analog one. I even bought my M6 a decorative piece of rope yesterday …
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Monochrom

February 5, 2018
They might as well have called it "Leica World". They didn't. Instead, they plonked a stone globe with a red dot on it down in the center of the roundabout in front of ...

They might as well have called it “Leica World”. They didn’t. Instead, they plonked a stone globe with a red dot on it down in the center of the roundabout in front of …

… Leitz Park! We are on the outskirts of Wetzlar in a building next to the Leica factory. I went there on Saturday to Read the rest of this entry »

Reset

January 2, 2018
Canon F-1 New, AE viewfinder, winder, Canon FD 85 mm f/1.2

Canon F-1 New, AE viewfinder, winder, Canon FD 85 mm f/1.2

Photographing on 35 mm film again in 2018.

Bling and Share

December 16, 2017
The Fuji grew some bling

The Fuji grew some bling

A vented lens hood, a Thumbs-up thumb rest and a red soft release. Trying to improve the Fujifilm X100F here. The lens hood is an optical improvement, no question, and, being vented and tapered, doesn’t impinge on the optical viewfinder image so much. The other two need more explanation. Read the rest of this entry »

Silver Times Again

December 9, 2017

From here ...

From here …


... to there ...

… to there …


… using the Halide camera app on your iPhone to shoot RAW.
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Processing Fujifilm X100F RAF Files with Apple Aperture 3.6

November 12, 2017
Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F

When I got a Fujifilm X100F, I hit a snag in my rather outdated image processing workflow.
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Parents, Talk To Your Kids About Linux

March 20, 2016

cautionary

I copped the tag line from this xkcd comic. By the way, the whole website and everything Randall Munroe does comes wholly recommended. The last few days, when I’ve not been working or riding my motorbike, I’ve not been heeding his advice: Read the rest of this entry »

It isn’t the camera

February 18, 2016
Lil' pug-nosed Rebel

Lil’ pug-nosed Rebel

I’ve known this type of Canon DSLR for years and years. Their base offering with an APS-C sized sensor. Goes by the name of Digital Rebel as well. Has continuously been updated, now comes with a 18 megapixel CMOS sensor that has gotten quite good.
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Simulation And The Apple Watch

June 28, 2015

If Beaudrillard had Dick Tracy's watch...

If Beaudrillard had Dick Tracy’s watch…


Being the hopeless fanboy I am, it was an unavoidable purchase. Read the rest of this entry »