Nikon invites you to school. All over the Place!

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Sure, we’re coming into the season of new gear. PhotoPlus Expo will reveal all of the new tools you’ll lust after. As a matter of fact, I’m working on some new gear reviews of goods that you’ll find useful to add to the bag, or post-production workflow. But… How are doing with the gear you […]

PhotoPlus Expo is Just Around the Corner…

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Back to School, Pumpkin latte’s, Halloween candy, And Orange is all over the place! For me, the fall only means that one of the best photo gear expos is coming soon to NYC. All of us gear monkeys will be seeing, feeling, touching, buying, new kit that will make what we love even better. Sure,the […]

Where Does Your Inspiration Come From?

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

As photographers, your visual acuity should be always challenged and inspired. I have always found that a visit to a gallery, museum, or going through books, magazines (yes, hard copy), and sites helps inform, and stimulate. Those who know me know that MOMA is a touchpoint for me, as the ever changing collection of art, […]

Bits and Bobs – Fast Looks At Some New Gear

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Lots of new products are coming out to help you shoot, share, transport, maintain, post. Here is a quick look at products from ThinkTank, LensPen, TinType, Epic. First up: My favorite roller bag, the ThinkTank Airport International, has always been a perfect, discreet, plain luggage looking way to travel with your gear. But when you […]

CE WEEK – A Fast Look at Some Cool New Tech

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

It’s the halfway mark to CES in Las Vegas, and CE WEEK has come to NYC. What that means is that a lot of new tech that may be useful for you as a photog, or just tech for your life is getting shown off. Haven’t put into a real world review situation yet, but […]

Real World Review: Nikon D750 – A Lot To Love In A Smaller Package

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

First of all, I’d like to say that Nikon has totally gotten the Wi-Fi right! The Nikon D750 works like crazy. After shooting for the day at the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island, I was transferring the photos to my phone while on the subway and posting to social media, immediately. Right until the subway […]

Wyatt Neumann : Last Notes From The Road

Monday, June 15th, 2015

please see note at bottom of post. First posted this in May, 2009, Wyatt Neumann, photographer, has recently become a cause célèbre for his photographs of his children posted online. A loving, devoted,father, this series has become a polarizing discussion of artist rights. But he’s a good photographer. Have a look at some of his […]

Miggo Agua : Serves and Protects With A New Take On Camera Carrying Bags

Monday, June 1st, 2015

New York City has changed the way I carry my gear. And the gear I carry. When I was in LA, carrying a heavy bag and tossing it into a car on the way to a new destination, was no big deal. In NYC, the gear is with me for the long haul. All dang […]

ThinkTank Photo Offers You A Little Freebie

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

FREE CAMERA STRAP OFFER! Our friends at Think Tank Photo just announced a special “Gear Up For Summer!” special offer. Buy one of their highly acclaimed backpacks and they’ll include a Blue Camera Strap V2.0 and Camera Support Straps V2.0 (a $44.50 value) for free! Take a load off your neck, shoulders, and back by […]

STM Review: Wallet & Phone Case

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Yes, there a few major systems out there that give you access to pay systems without using a physical credit card. I don’t now about you, but for the most part, it’s a lot faster to use the physical card. And most transit systems require you to swipe the magnetic strip to enter. As much […]

Domke Bags: Have Your Video Gear Ready To Roll

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Domke Camera bags have quite a legacy in the world of photojournalism. Well built, designed for the working pro, with easy access to gear, while protecting the goods. They’ve now have been updated and re-introduced to a new audience.The line is called Next Generation Problem>>>>>>Solution While going to events to shoot video coverage or an […]

Real World Review – Lexar HD2 : Multi Reader Just Got Better

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

When Lexar introduced the Workflow Tower last year, I took it to SXSW for a real world review. Basically you have a 4 slot unit, where you can interchange the card reading modules, depending on your media, and have them all download concurrently to a folder, or consecutively to Lightroom. This was a dream come […]

Lightroom 6 Beefs Up the Options : Time to Subscribe?

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

I love Adobe because they are a company dedicated to the digital image across the board. The gold standard, the one to go to. And of course after the Apple Final Cut Pro X miss-step, Premiere is becoming a go-to pro edit system. Lightroom 5 has been working great. Last year when they moved any […]

10 years of ThinkTankPhoto : Best Camera Bags in the Biz

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Technical Image Press Association Names Think Tank Photo’s 10th Anniversary Airport International™ LE Classic Rolling Camera Case 2015 “Best Photo Bag” Seems like only yesterday that I was walking the lanes of PhotoPlus Expo in NYC and saw a sea of black bags, with a company name I had never heard of. ThinkTank Photo. Aside […]

VR Is In The Beginning of the Beginning

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

VR-(virtual reality): This refers to content created in a 360º environment and viewed using special goggles. As image makers, we should all be aware of the ways images can be made. This technology is young for acceptance into the culture, so consider this an early adopter look. At SXSW interactive this year, I figured it […]

SXSW – This Is The Little Gear That Worked

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Ludacris @ Stubbs As we enter the season of music festivals, the shooter on the scene needs to be prepared. Before we post about the holy trinity of lenses you need, the reason to use a DSLR or Mirrorless, or the best software to get your images out fast, let’s look at some of the […]

Nikon updates: D7200, Cutting the Wires, And Going Long

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

After last months announcement about the D810A intended for the Astrophotogrpahy market, the latest news is looking at a more general market. With an update to the D7100, a super zoom point and shoot, and wireless mics, Nikon is listening closely to their audience. First up is an update to the best selling D7100, surprisingly: […]

Nikon D810A : Ground Control To Major Tom!

Monday, February 9th, 2015

In a very interesting release, Nikon has introduced the D810A, a now classic series, with added features for Astrophotography. Someone did the research and determined that the market was big enough to create a version of the wildly popular D810 series specifically for the folk who make images of the Space above. Honestly, if this […]

Canon introduces EOS 5DSi & 5DS Ri: Over 50 mp in your hand!

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

The rumor mills have been creating the pre-buzz on this new camera for awhile. 50.6 dang MEGAPIXELS! The MP wars are over? I think not. Get ready to upgrade your media cards as well, as your wallets:Prices of $3,699.00 and $3,899.00 for the body only, respectively. Reasonable actually, for the product. You do have some […]

Triggertrap Mobile : Adding Controls Your Camera Never Had

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Every time you upgrade your camera to the latest model, new features are usually found in the menu: Facial Recognition, Panoramic, simple HDR, basic Time Lapse, etc.. But there things that may never be added. Features that are dependent on things like motion and sound sensors. Things that you may have in your smartphone. Like […]

Camera Firmware updates – The Upgrade Variety

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

It’s about time. How can you extend the life of your digital camera, and not get stuck in the “computer with lens” upgrade costs? Many companies offer firmware upgrades that will fix problems, and give very minor new features. (Do many of you even do the upgrade?) Fuji released a 27 point firmware upgrade to […]

BigAcrylic: When Your Walls Need Some Dressing!

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

OK, who prints their images these days? Not many folks, I know. It’s mainly on a screen. But you can’t have naked walls. I can’t anyway. So when I was in an edit suite a month ago, I noticed some very cool images,float mounted on the wall. All acrylic prints. So I did some more […]

iKlip Puts Your Tablet Where You Need It!

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Sure, the case on your iPad lets you prop it up, vertical or horizontal, but you need a surface to set it down on. Or you get to hold it for indeterminate lengths of time. When it’s a matter of sending txts or watching vids, checking email, or heck, even a little shopping, it’s not […]

Nikon Beloved D800 gets an upgrade: D 810 – Worth the Dough?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

A short while ago I sat down to write , dare I say, a love letter to the Nikon D800 : with the ergonomic excellence, all of the controls in all the right places, files that are mega beautiful @36 megapixels, video quality that’s hard to surpass, fast accurate autofocus features that make my life […]

Samsung “Ditch Your DSLR” Event in Times Square : Your Old DSLR for a New Samsung NX30

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Yep, if you have an old DSLR that you wish was faster, better in low light, smaller, and in general newer? And you’ve been considering getting into that whole mirrorless craze but weren’t sure what it was all about? Last point: and you can be in Times Square tomorrow afternoon, starting at 12? Well,then Samsung […]

Adobe Lightroom Launches on iPad – Is it ready for takeoff?

Monday, April 7th, 2014

It’s part of the new Holy Grail: How can I work with my images on my faster, stronger, better iPad. I spent hours at the Apple store trying to figure this out. All the apps, all of the dongles, all of the workarounds to maintain a similar workflow with an iPad were possible but clunky. […]

Handy Photo Editing App: Finger Tip Controls and only $2!

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

What can you get for $2. today? A music video? A small cuppa coffee? A Lottery ticket? How about a pretty dang robust photo editor for your mobile device? I just got a hold of Handy Photo, and as I’m always on the lookout for cool new photo app, this one hit so many marks […]

Sony shows off the Full Frame Mirrorless Alpha 7 & 7r

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

It was the gorilla in the room. On the PhotoPlus Expo show floor, the buzz was all about the new Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. Enter the Alpha 7, and Alpha 7R Unrelenting in their development of product to secure solid footing in the #3 slot of camera manufacturers, the next move up may be […]

Mirrorless is the trend, & Nikon leaps ahead with waterproofing

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Today, Nikon Inc. announced the world’s first waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera1, the Nikon 1 AW1. Say, did you see that flash on top of the camera? Yep, WATERPROOF!!! We are seeing every camera manufacturer make a strong move to the mirrorless camera, with interchangeable lenses. Nikons entry, the 1 series, has already gone through […]


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  • Jesse Burke | Wild & Precious
  • October 15 – November 14, 2015
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  • Getty Center
  • The Younger Generation: Contemporary Japanese Photography
  • October 6, 2015–February 21, 2016
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • Markus Brunetti, FACADES
  • September 10–October 17, 2015
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  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Dave Heath
  • September 10-October 24, 2015
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  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • SEPTEMBER 25 –
    NOVEMBER 28, 2015
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola
  • Through Oct. 4th,, 2015
  • 11 West 53rd Street
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  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • In and Out of the Studio
    Photographic Portraits from West Africa
  • August 31, 2015–January 3, 2016
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  • New York, NY 10028
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