Category Archives for "Opinion"

May 19

#1202. Sur la Plage

By Nancee Rostad | Opinion

When an empty beach, a retreating tide and a brand new iPhone jumpstart a photographic reboot.   In early April I was finally able to get to my favorite beach town in southern Oregon. Eager to try out my new iPhone 13 Pro, the first morning found me making the short journey to a stretch […]

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Feb 18

#1173. Why I lost interest in superfast lenses

By pascaljappy | Opinion

It’s not snobbery, it’s not reverse-snobbery. It’s all about how I like to define depth in images. Loosing interest would imply fast lenses were once close to the epicenter of my photographic experience. But, when searching the thousands of photographs I’ve posted on DS over the years, it was surprisingly difficult to find many made […]

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Jan 24

#1167. sPENTAX and RICOHlled

By philberphoto | Opinion

It is sad day for photography. Pentax and Ricoh cameras and lenses will no longer be made industrially. Aficionados of either brand will still be able to acquire their favorite gear as assembled in very low volume by craftsmen, thus making it easy for them to personalize their gear. This is as close to closing […]

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Jan 21

#1166. A mistical morning

By Lad Sessions | Opinion

Serendipity is often praised but often not appreciated for itself. “Chance favors the prepared mind” said Louis Pasteur, and usually we fasten on the second part of his quip, the preparation, because there we are in control and deeply invested in what we can make of the happy chance. Whether in science, art or daily […]

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