The Tokina AT-X 35-200mm f/3.5-4.5, a review

Introduction In early March, 2012, I pushed away from the desk to go make dinner, bumped the tripod, and knocked the D7000 and reverse-mounted Nikon 75-150mm f/3.5 E-Series face first into the wooden apartment floor. This fall had two effects: 1) it loosened a wire or something in the MD-D11 battery grip such that the […]

Hipstamatic Disposable update 10 – the BlackKeys 44 camera

Well I finally managed to finish up the BlackKeys 44 camera I started several months ago, then realized I hadn’t played with the slider at all in it, so I shot another one. This is my current favorite, I think: gritty, contrasty, black/white, with a minimal border = good times. I also shot another roll […]

Obey Dallas – continued, ammended

Apparently, there was some interwebs chatter regarding Shepard Fairey and his status as a sellout following his recent DJ appearance and muraling in Dallas. I don’t think I contributed to this chatter, as I don’t think my website gets much traffic,* but I would like to correct a few of my own errors, just to be […]

Hipstamatic Disposable update 9 – the El Mario camera

Desaturated. Orange Light Leaks. A Sort-Of Interesting Border. If I start up another one of these, I’ll be turning the light leaks off and shooting with B/W and that neat border in mind… But that’s a big if. Take the 99 cents you were going to spend on this camera and go bury it in […]

Hipstamatic Disposable update 8 – the Gregory GR8 camera

Well… I find Gregory GR8 pretty meh. Fat White Border. Faded Orange Color Overlay To Make It Look Old. Good brightness and clarity overall, but not so much that I didn’t wish I still had my 99 cents… And I definitely won’t bother loading up another one of these… The slider takes a bit of […]