still playing

The flower garden at the B&B at which I’m staying has some beautiful blooms… So I’m playing and experimenting with the Lumix GX7, 35-100mm f2.8 and and Vello extension tubes. Rose petals close-up with extension tubes. Opening up the shadows … Continue reading

lumix play black & white

Camera presets. Never used them with any success before getting into the micro 4/3rds system with Panasonic Lumix cameras. I’m out on holiday in Santa Fe, New Mexico and putting the Lumix GX7 through it’s paces. One of my favorite … Continue reading

ppa diamond and silver photographer

I compete to stretch my photography skill set in order to keep growing and to get some feedback from my peers on how my work is stacking up. This year I received a more than pleasant surprise as my most … Continue reading

batman image in chicago

While roaming the streets of Chicago during the Out of Chicago conference I was led to a place to capture a  ‘Batman’ image. One of the organizers was on our photo walk and had found this great spot to play … Continue reading

chicago high contrast photos

Had  great time in Chicago at the Out of Chicago Conference put on by Chris Smith. What an incredibly successful event with over 160 people registered in it’s first year. You’ve missed it for this year but I suggest keeping … Continue reading