Category Archives for "News"

Mar 09

#92. Spirit of La Ciotat

By pascaljappy | News

Taking a break from reviewing and actually taking pictures 🙂 Not exactly artistic mind you, just a family afternoon walk, but real pictures nonetheless. La Ciotat is a village on the Mediterranean coast of Provence, once a vast center of shipyards and later a ruined community of unemployed with no hope of finding a job […]

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Mar 04

#91 The Land of the Rising Sun (1)

By philberphoto | News

What is the best light for photography? Sunrise light. So a land called the Land of the Rising Sun could hardly fail to be photographer-friendly. Except that to us, photographers, Japan could also be called Canikony-land, a contraction of Canon, Nikon and Sony, the three prime manufacturers of cameras. Plus Olympus, Panasonic, Sigma, Pentax, Ricoh, […]

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Feb 22

#88. Short stopover in San Francisco

By philberphoto | News

Photography can be approached two different ways (and no doubt many more). One is to do the best one can, with the best equipement available, and all the talent one can muster. The other is to make do with whatever the circumstances allow. Such was my trip to California, and onwards to Japan. This means: […]

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Feb 18

#87. Adventures in Toy Camera land

By pascaljappy | News

UPDATE : A summary of all this website’s reviews of the Sony NEX-5n and NEX-7 is now available. Serious reviewers and serious shoots scoff at the gimmicky “creative settings” on today’s little digital cameras. And, sometimes, they’re right. But not always 🙂 The top 3 reasons to like the Toy Camera mode are : it’s […]

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Jan 28

#85. A Contax-G trilogy on the Sony NEX-5N

By pascaljappy | News

Update: the Planar G 45mm f/2 has now been tested on the Sony NEX-7. A summary of all this website’s reviews of the Sony NEX-5n and NEX-7 is now available. After presenting the Zeiss ZM Distagon 18/4 in my previous post, here are three more lenses from the private collection of Philippe, a fellow photographer […]

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Jan 13

#82. HDR with the Sony NEX-5N

By pascaljappy | News

UPDATE : A summary of all this website’s reviews of the Sony NEX-5n and NEX-7 is now available. Continuing my rolling review of the Sony Nex-5N, here are a few thoughts on the HDR capabilities of this little camera. All pictures on this page made with the Zeiss ZM Biogon 25/2.8 or the Leica Elmarit-M […]

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