Dear Micro Four Thirds, Should We Try Again?

On paper, Micro Four Thirds (M43, or MFT) seems a wonderful fit for me.  The flexibility of interchangeable lenses (including, with an adapter, my beloved M42 lenses), in a more compact body, and with a larger and better performing sensor than a digital compact, these cameras seem to offer the ideal sweet spot between my… Continue reading Dear Micro Four Thirds, Should We Try Again?

Every Photograph We Make Is A Self-Portrait

We live in an age of selfies and endless self-promotion, vastly different from the time when the only people who ever made a self-portrait were serious artists, including photographers. But I would argue that anything we photograph is in some way a self-portrait. Each image we make is an attempt to capture what we feel… Continue reading Every Photograph We Make Is A Self-Portrait

Learning To Be Comfortable With The Uncomfortable

For the past couple of years I've practiced a few small ways to help myself be more comfortable with being uncomfortable. My reasoning is to build my resilience and feel better able to deal with and adapt to the inevitable changes and discomfort that life brings anyway. In addition, having three young children brings daily… Continue reading Learning To Be Comfortable With The Uncomfortable

One Month One Camera – July 2020 (III) – The Perfect Balance?

For July I embarked on another chapter of my ongoing One Month One Camera (OMOC) project.  You can read the original premise here, or see all OMOC posts here. This time around I used my Samsung GX-1S, a Pentax K mount DSLR from 2006 with a 6MP sensor and nothing more than the essentials, not… Continue reading One Month One Camera – July 2020 (III) – The Perfect Balance?