I agonized a bit over which camera(s) to bring along on this business trip, but realized that 1) I’m unlikely to have much time to shoot, and 2) if I take camera(s) out of the equation, I could fit everything I need for 2.5 days in the camera bag, this removing the need for an […]
Just two days after Hipstamatic 300’s long awaited debut, Hipstamatic is back with an update. The most noticeable change, for me: volume button shutter works again! In classic mode, volume down expands and contracts the embiggened viewfinder and volume up trips the shutter. In new pro camera mode, both volume up and volume down both […]
Hipstamatic 300 made its debut yesterday sometime. Here’s my walkthrough and initial comments. tl;dw: I like it. If you’re a Hipstamatic user, it’s a great update.
Thursday morning, we got started pretty early: up for Fajr, then around the corner to Peet’s, for a change (though Dunkin Donuts coffee is better, really…), where we ate out on the street and enjoyed the cool morning air before packing up the car and heading south. We stopped after an hour or two and […]
Our first full day in Chicago began with a much-deserved lie-in…
After the disappointing dinner and visit to the closed mosque, Hana and I took our time waking up. Sunrise over downtown Springfield made for some kinda nice pictures, maybe. So I took advantage and shot with almost everything I had. Above, the D7000 and 24mm f/2.8 ai, with a circular polarizer that I didn’t really […]
After the easy trip to Arkansas and pleasant visit with Mom and other family, Hana and I headed out to Springfield, IL to visit an old friend and former professor and check out where I did my undergraduate work.