Quick Lens Changes When Shooting Outdoors
Jul10

Quick Lens Changes When Shooting Outdoors

“Any landscape is a condition of the spirit.”—Henri Frederic Amiel   As Jason Anderson advised in his post, “How to Keep Your Sensor Clean,” Avoid changing lenses in the field. Dust enters from any uncontrolled area and the place where you have the least control is in the field. But the reality is that sometime you just gotta change lenses. MindShift Gear’s Lens Switch Case ($42.50) is a modular...

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Wordless Wednesday #056: “Acapulco Beach”
Apr03

Wordless Wednesday #056: “Acapulco Beach”

From my self-published book, “Acapulco: Paradise of the Americas.”

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Is it Time for a New Camera Backpack?
Mar28

Is it Time for a New Camera Backpack?

I’ve gotten more than a few inquiries from readers of Shutterbug and this blog asking the same question: “What ever happened to the Joe Farace Reporter II backpack?” The answer is simple: The manufacturer decided to discontinue production of the backpack as well as its siblings the slightly smaller Joe Farace Reporter and smaller yet Mary Farace Daypack, which seemed to be a favorite of many film shooters....

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