Are Mirrorless Cameras Ready for the Big Leagues?

Are Mirrorless Cameras Ready for the Big Leagues?

A number of online forums are jumping into the mirrorless vs DSLR camera debate.  I posted this response to one of those forums a few days ago.  Though some of my previous posts have outlined some of my growing pains with this new mirrorless technology.  Most of these...
Noise issues with the Sigma SD Quattro H

Noise issues with the Sigma SD Quattro H

I have been having a bit of a dilemma with my Sigma SD Quattro H (SD Q H), thinking I have a bad sensor or a firmware problem. The noise I have been getting out of my new SD Q H has been quite out of hand and unacceptable for the product photography I bought this...
White Balancing Artwork Reproduction in Photoshop CC

White Balancing Artwork Reproduction in Photoshop CC

Trying to photograph or duplicate someone’s artwork for reproduction can be tricky.  First there is presentation. Then there is even lighting.  There are also a number of post-production issues you have to figure into the mix before you are ready to print.  One...
The Palouse:  A photographers cliche?

The Palouse: A photographers cliche?

In this post to accompany my Palouse images I have run into something that is making me quite hesitant to publish and display these pictures.  In every fine art photography course I have taken, the instructor has been adamant about avoiding cliches.  I am coming to...
The Last Yukon River Steamers

The Last Yukon River Steamers

I grew up listening to stories about riverboats on the Yukon river. My father and mother met working on those riverboats.  Many of their friends they met while working on the riverboats.  We had riverboat pictures all over the house and my father even has a tie with a...