Sony RX10: Could This Be the Perfect Motorcycle Travel Camera?

Nov 27, 2013 View Comments by

Sony has recently introduced the DSC-RX10, a super zoom camera that may well be the perfect motorcycle travel camera. Just what does it take to be the ideal image- capturing device for motorcycle touring? Excellent image quality during the day. Very good performance when the sun starts going down. A nice lens that is wide […]

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Olympus Cameras for the Digital Rider

Mar 12, 2013 View Comments by

Olympus is one of the oldest-remaining names in photography. They released their first camera in 1936, which I think is before most of you were born. In that time they’ve seen their share of drama, most recently with an accounting scandal that threatened to sink the ship. But even through the gloom they’ve managed to release some […]

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Getting the Shot

Dec 17, 2012 View Comments by

Last week I talked about taking the road less traveled and finding the hidden gem of Dos Lagunas, which was in a ranger station in remote northern Guatemala near the border of Mexico. The most common way in is a two-day donkey ride, which the locals would take, or in the dry season you can […]

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Review: CamOne Infinity POV Camera

Dec 11, 2012 View Comments by

It’s all about the POV cam, man, those diminutive cinematic wonders that bring your couch bound friends into the thick of your action. The market is booming, if you haven’t been to YouTube lately, and into this fray CamOne Tec introduces their Infinity. Like a lot of other POV cameras, the Infinity is a little […]

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Notes from PhotoPLUS

Nov 13, 2012 View Comments by

Just before Tropical Supermegastorm Sandy crashed into New Jersey, the annual PhotoPLUS expo was held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. All the big players—Nikon, Canon, Sony, etc.—come to this event to show off their latest and greatest wares to photographers and photo enthusiasts. It’s a big event, as big as the […]

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Sometimes Photos Aren’t Enough

Jul 25, 2012 View Comments by

Sometimes you stumble upon something special on the road, like when I was recently in Quebec and bumped into a music festival in the small town of Tadoussac. A handful of musicians were gathered on the boardwalk by the bay entertaining festival goers as the sun set. I snapped a number of photos with my […]

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This is How I Roll

Jun 19, 2012 View Comments by

I’m getting ready to leave for my next assignment – a trip up to the Canadian province of Quebec with a 2012 BMW R 1200 RT. What cameras and lenses to bring is always part of the puzzle. The BMW’s got a pair of decent-sized panniers, but I don’t consider that an invitation to pack […]

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Goldilocks and the Micro Four-Thirds

Mar 14, 2012 View Comments by

Over the last couple of years a new class of cameras has emerged. Bigger and better than your typical point-and-shoot and smaller and lighter than a good DSLR, these so-called “Compact System Cameras” or CSCs (or MILC or Mirrorless, the industry hasn’t decided upon the definitive name quite yet) have long been on my radar. […]

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