Saturday, September 5, 2009

Photo of the day, 9-5-09 Nikon D200


We mind as well face it summer is slowly dying and fall is coming up strong. As an harbinger of things to come here's a photo taken at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, one of my all time favorite places. The Nikon D2oo had the 17-55 f2.8 Nikkor mounted on it. A superb DX type lens.

Friday, September 4, 2009

The panasonic GF, Our prayers answered?


The GF 1 is finally here. It has a nice, masculine, no nonsense design, like a LX 3 on steroids and it has a view finder. OK it's an EVF but that is better than trying to compose an image with the LCD screen in daylight or in any light, I just hate to keep the camera away from me and look at the LCD. I prefer putting the camera tight on my cheek as a way of making it steady. The Olympus EP 1 appears to be rather feminine. It really belongs in a woman's purse. If I'm being sexist it's perhaps because I am. No offense is implied, however. The lack of a view finder is a deal breaker for me.From what has been posted, the images are fine. This should be a really neat travel camera. The LX 3 is a phenomenon but the GF 1 is more versatile and useful. We shall then see if our prayers are answered. We will know when the results are in and when we can play with one ourselves. In the mean time, my LX 3 must do when I must travel light. On my recent trip to Italy, I did not miss my DSLR, but on sunny days ans there were nothing but sunny days, the composition was at times hit or miss. WELCOME GF 1.

Photo of the day 9-4-09 Olympus E 10


Another spring day in 2003 with the Olympus E 10. Best 4 megapixel camera ever made. This is an out of the card JPEG.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Photo of the day 9-3-09 Fuji S2 pro


Spring, it's a long way off. Too bad. This is a straight out of the camera JPEG taken with the Fuji S2 pro. Do not remember the lens. What a camera. Best color rendition ever.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Photo of the day, 9-2-09


The good old Nikon D70 with the kit lens. In Sicily, August, 2005. The granddaughter of my cousin.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Can hardly wait for 9-9-09

Not because it's my birthday but because Leica will unveil it's new products. These will be the best but at the highest prices. Happy birthday to me?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBcZ1jaWXRw&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dpreview.com%2Fnews%2F0908%2F09083101leicavideo.asp&feature=player_embedded

ERRATA New Photo for 9-1-09 Castellammare


Sorry about the photo of the day. I'm away but will correct this ASAP.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Photo of the day, August 31, 09


The Feast of the Giglio, Brooklyn, NY, July 2009. The D399 with the Tokina variable fish eye.

Sunday, August 30, 2009