Category Archives: photography

Capturing the Magic of Miyajima Japan – Island of the Gods in Black and White

Mysterious Island of the Gods – Miyajima Japan in Black and White Miyajima Island is considered to be one of the most scenic spots in Japan, a spiritual place to Japanese and a must visit for tourists.  It is also a brilliant spot for black and white photography.  Sometimes referred to as the Island of Gods it appears to […]

Thoughts on Choosing a Street Photography Lens

Choosing a Street Photography Lens – Thoughts on Technology and Art Street photography is an intriguing niche that places a different set of demands on camera lenses and bodies due to physical movement and the uncontrolled nature of both light and objects of focus.  I have been thinking a lot recently about the what criteria […]

Is the $9000 Hasselblad X1D the next step for Medium Format Cameras ?

      Hasselblad X1D Compact Medium-Format Camera Launch Hasselblad is billing the X1D as the world’s first mirrorless medium-format camera.  The iconic Swedish camera-maker is targeting the size-friendly X1D to a customer base that extends beyond its usual professional class.  Founded in 1941, Hasselblad is the leading manufacturer of medium format cameras and lenses.  Handmade in Sweden, […]