Friday, October 23, 2009

Photo of the day October 24, 09 Leica M4


December of 1977. The "tree" at Rockefeller Center. With the Leica M4, the 35mm Summicron and Tri-X in D 76. It does not get any better than this.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Photo of the day, Oct. 23, 09 Nikon D200


Coney Island on a Saturday morning in early April of 2007. The Nikkor 18-70 3.5-4.5 lens on the D200.

Photo of the day, Oct. 22, 09 Canon 5D


Monte Carlo with the Canon 5D and the much maligned 24-85 3.5-4.5 EF Canon lens. A good example of a light but competent lens ideal for travel Shot in April of 2008.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Photo of the day, Oct. 21, 09 Nikon D2X


Once again a photo from the 2008 Futures in Education fund raiser. The D2X with the 28-105 3.5-4.5 Nikkor. A superb lens.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Complaints complaints

Both Nikon and Canon have introduced two superb professional cameras: The Canon 4DIV and the Nikon D3X. Both are fast, with great focusing abilities and with great low noise characteristics. Personally they offer more than anyone can use. Yet, from looking at blogs, the complaining has already begun. Everyone is hoping for the perfect camera. But if they ever got it what would they do. I believe that many of these complainers do not ever hope to buy either of these cameras but, nevertheless, enjoy this completely inane game. They need a life. Too many tech nerds out there busily comparing spec sheets and really never taking photos. Some have complained a bout AF and some have even asked how can one ever take sports photos with out it. Maybe they are very young, naive or pathetically uninformed. Do they really think that before AF there wasn't sports photography? I used to shoot college basket ball and soccer with a Nikon F without the motor drive and got many great shots. Some people are absolutely spoiled; always looking for a "better" camera. If they cannot take great photos with the current crop of cameras, they should take up stamp collecting. Gee, what bores.

Photo of the day, Oct. 20, 09 Nikon D2X


Shot in October of 2008 at the Annual Futures in Education Dinner. A fund raiser to provide scholarships for students poor students so that they may attend Catholic Schools. The D2X and the 28-105 Nikkor 3.5-4.5 lens.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Photo of the day October 19, 2009 Nikon D300


hot in April pf 2008 with the Nikon D300 and the 17-55 2.8 G Nikkor at the Walter K Hoerning Fund awards ceremony. A fund that provides scholarships for inner city boys.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Photo of the day, Oct. 18, 09 Nikon F


Shot in early spring of 1975 with the Nikon F and the 35mm Nikkor 2.8. The DUMBO area of Brooklyn before it became gentrified.