Category Archives: Gear

Trico Buffalo © John Neel

The Tiny Image

These days, there seems to be a trend towards producing very large prints. It would seem that “the bigger the image, the better” is a common theory for photographic greatness….

DIY - Adapter remover

Adapter Remover – Crazy gadget works perfectly!

  Most of the time, you go to a place that sells camera stuff to find solutions to your photographic needs, but sometimes that perfect thing is found in the…

Self - © John Neel

The Stand-In

  There are times when shooting certain types of subjects where focusing on the subject can be very difficult and auto-focus is not an option. One such example might be…

Bobby © John Neel

Film or Digital – Something crazy to think about!

“There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you…

Black Camera - © John Neel

Why Black Cameras? Black is Beautiful, Cool and Professional

Black is Beautiful, Cool and Professional…But there are good reasons for camera black than you might think. Black cameras are usually synonymous with professional grade cameras. Black makes them stylish,…

Octocopter

First the Quadracopter and Now…Octocopter

Introducing the next tiny thing in aerial camera platforms. Here is the multi-copter! What is a multi-copter? This video pretty much sums it up. These things haven’t been around for…

Old Caddy - © John Neel

My Book – Your Photography

Never too technical, full of great examples and galleries, easy to read and to understand, Rethinking Digital Photography is meant to appeal to all levels of photographer, from beginners to advanced professionals.

Voigtlander Vito II 35mm camera

I Love Vintage Cameras

A small sampling of some old favorites Over the past few months, I started to shoot pictures of some of my old cameras. The images in the gallery are a…

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Train Car in HDR – Part 2 Detail

  Rust and Graffiti…with a RhinoCam…and a Sony NEX Continued from Part 1 As previously stated, working with a RhinoCam  is a lot like using a large format camera. You need…

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Train Car in HDR – Part 1

Rust and Graffiti…with a RhinoCam…and a Sony NEX Working with a RhinoCam is a lot like using a large format camera. Like the large format camera, you need to think…