Saturday, August 22, 2009
Friday, August 21, 2009
That old Tuscan sun. It may not be as powerful as the Sicilian sun but this late afternoon shot shows its glory. April 2008. The Canon 5D with the 24 to 85 3.5-4.5 EF lens.
BTW Today is the feast of the Madonna in Castellammare. We are all celebrating.
Evviva la Bedda Matri, Evviva!
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
It's always heard by many, some of whom, are basically computer phobic and unable to change that "film still rocks" or that it's superior to digital. It's one of those annoying arguments that will simply not fade away into the sunset. Each media has its strong points. However, each media records reality with its own distortions. This debate reminds me of the old CD Vs LP debate two decades ago or so, Each gives it's own take on reality and that is actually a good thing. Digital is what it is but we always make the mistake of comparing it to film. They are completely different media. If you like film fine, who am I to tell you that you are wrong or right. It's wrong, though, to expect digital to emulate film. It cannot be done. Digital has many great advantages over film, but it's not film and can never be. Just go out and take pictures with whichever media you use. Have fun;life is too short.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Monday, August 17, 2009
I have found this camera totally satisfying this time around. No need for heavy and bulky equipment. After all, it's a vacation not an assignment.