People save things. Journals, letters, photos, newspaper clippings and other bits of history eventually build a story of a life lived. Different generations save things in different ways, but most end up with boxes or shelves full of this history. If you haven't read my previous posts on this project, the basic plan is to … Continue reading HISTORY: Canon imageFORMULA P-215 (and a giveaway!)
In the Evernote Forums, a user posted about a shared notebook he created for his camera model. Other users could contribute to it, and it became an awesome resource for anyone using that particular camera. I wanted to do the same thing for Canon 7D users. The link below will take you to the public … Continue reading Canon 7D Shared Notebook
One of my goals (I don't do resolutions,) for 2013 is to become as paperless as possible. If you really want to see how paperless you can become with Evernote's help, read Jamie Rubin's blog. Jamie is Evernote's Paperless Ambassador, and his blog is full of awesome ideas. Photographers accumulate paper. Release forms, contracts, receipts, … Continue reading Canon P-215 Scanner Review
We have one event during the year that requires me to shoot awards photos during the awards presentation. Typically, we set up a chair or small step-ladder in the middle of the room, and when it's time for the photo, I jump up from my crouching position on the floor to the chair/step-ladder/etc,. and shoot … Continue reading Improvisation and the Canon 5D Mk III
The Canon EOS M mirrorless camera is available for pre-order today. It looks like a great mid-range option for video enthusiasts who want to take great pictures, as well. Pre-order the EOS M on B&H Canon U.S.A. : Consumer & Home Office : EOS M EF-M 22mm STM Kit.
In August, Canon will release an update to the 7D's firmware. The next evolution of the EOS 7D has arrived! Firmware Version 2.0.X brings the EOS 7D up to speed with the best technologies Canon has to offer, delivering performance and features befitting the flagship APS-C EOS DSLR. Firmware Version 2.0.X keeps the EOS 7D … Continue reading Canon 7D Firmware Update
They're priced for hard-core professionals, but a Canon 4k video camera is worth every penny, IMHO. FSTOPPERS has pics and specs: [News] Major Canon Video Announcements — 1D C and C500! | Fstoppers.
Back in '88 I was given a Canon AE-1. That camera was responsible for getting me interested in photography. It was stolen a few years later,and I've always toyed with the idea of buying another one just for old time's sake. Yesterday, I found someone on Craigslist giving one away, and tonight I picked it … Continue reading Craigslist and Canon
I have this little lens in my bag, and hardly ever take it out. I'm so busy with the wide-angle or standard 50mm lens, that I never really stop to think about getting up-close and personal with the smaller things around me. Sometimes it's nice to slow down and really look at the the things … Continue reading Macro lenses
I've been looking for a 5D in the Portland area, and am having no luck. There are some kits available (with the L lens,) but they run $3,300. Phone call with [redacted]: Me: Any 5D Mark II bodies in stock? Sales Associate: No, just the kits. Me: they run $3,300, right? Sales Associate: No, the … Continue reading Canon 5D Mark II and the Japan tsunami