Finding the right combination

While I was in Cuba, I experimented with a few camera settings and finally settled on some that were outside...

Giddy up! Viñales, Cuba

About a 3-hour ride west of Havana is a small town called Viñales. Here is where they have good conditions...

Most stressed

One day, during our bus ride, the topic of groups by country came up. We were talking to one of...

Four birthdays in a row!

It was pretty remarkable that our small group of about 22, including guides, had not only 4 birthdays in February...

Cuban to American, brother to brother, friend to friend

One morning, a group of us were out early, taking pictures. We happened upon this man who was preparing to...

Let it breathe

If you’ve ever followed any type of photo journalism, then you might know the name, Peter Turnley If you don’t...

End of Summer I learned about hyperfocal distance a long time ago. I used to use it to get maximum depth of field in my landscape photography, when I was going for that type of thing. However, with the birth…

Hi! My name is Paul and I have a problem … I collect cameras, sometimes unwittingly, unknowingly, and unintentionally! Well, that’s probably not so true about the unknowingly, etc. 🙂 About a year ago, more or less, I sold down…

Nikon D300: ISO 3200 f/6.3 @ 1/30 – Tamron 18-270mm @ 270mm I’ve spent much too much time reading stuff about Leica’s M9 and X1. I’m not really even interested in owning either one, but I am very much interested…

Imagine holding a piece of paper containing your name, address, and other personal information. You’ve seen such pieces of paper hundreds of times. Now, imagine that this paper contained a diagnosis that said that you have less than 6 months…

Please Note: This image can only be taken with a Leica M6 0.85 TTL equipped with a 50mm f/2 Summicron lens, loaded with Ilford FP4 and developed in Rodinal for 15 minutes @ 20 degrees C. Any attempt do to…