The Ricoh GR II –– I’ve been using and loving this camera for years and it’s about time I write about it. I’ll try to avoid the usual review format –– the specifications are everywhere in the web anyway, this is a 3 years old camera after all. I’ll be focusing instead on my direct… Continue reading Ricoh GR II Review
With digital photography we got used to the fact that we can shoot and then change the picture in all kinds of ways. We can make it black and white with endless variations or try to simulate a film look and so on. This created a sort of fetish for having the best RAW possible… Continue reading The fetish for endless editing
Instagram started as a simple mobile app for sharing photographs, optionally applying them some filters inspired by slightly older Hipstamatic app and by Lomography. Once a couple of celebrities started using the app, its huge marketing potential became evident. Facebook bought it and started changing the platform, making it more efficient in terms of advertising.… Continue reading Instagram has no love for photography
Yes I tend to talk a lot about smartphone cameras, and for good reasons. First, we always have them with us and they got to a point when they provide decent quality even if you print the photo with a 18×15 cm or kinda A4 size. Which is more than enough for most of us.… Continue reading About exposure, white balance and smartphones.
I sometimes forget the marvel of having a great quality camera always with me — even better, a camera that features my favorite focal length nonetheless. I’ve always been a fan of 28mm and even if modern iPhones moved closer to a 31mm equivalent I still find them a joy to use. I work as… Continue reading Capturing Architecture with an iPhone
Did you ever fall for that mellow feeling and ended up saying to yourself “I guess I just wasn’t made for these times” like in that beautiful song by The Beach Boys? I did, but I ultimately realised that’s just not the case. I was born in 1980. This allowed me to live the actual 80s,… Continue reading Creatures of our own time.