Aperture Priority

Aperture Priority

I first learned that it was acceptable to use the aperture priority setting on my cameras in photojournalism school. My classmates and I were actually given assignments to only shoot in our camera’s A or AV setting, and to “resist the temptation of having full manual...
Adapt A Lens

Adapt A Lens

Collecting dust on a waist high table beneath a window in my bedroom is 50-year-old Pentax lens that is currently functioning as a paperweight. The lens is used but seemed to be in working condition at a focal of 28-55mm at F2.8. Why not use it? An adapter was needed,...

The Thirty Dollar Lens

In photography you get what you pay for. For good reason, photographers are often hesitant when looking into gear with a MADE IN CHINA label attached to the product. So, who would not feel cautious when buying a brand new lens for under $100.00 USD? What about a brand...
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