When ‘Less’ Is ‘Just As Good’

When ‘Less’ Is ‘Just As Good’

Forward As with most things in life with photographic equipment it’s generally a case of you get what you pay for. But sometimes not. Sometimes less is more, or if not more then less is just as good. Either way, less is rarely, if ever, three or...
Buying Camera Equipment In Seoul

Buying Camera Equipment In Seoul

Forward I started this entry as a simple blog entry but – & as tends to happen when I type – it just went on, and on, and on. It outlines my experiences as a foreigner of buying photographic equipment in the Yongsan Electronics Market in the South...
The 7 Camera Purchasers

The 7 Camera Purchasers

Forward & Credits I found this text posted to a thread on the forum of RealPhotographersForum.com. Posted by Larry Bolch, one of the very knowledgeable senior members of the site, it’s a humorous piece outlining 6 different camera-purchaser groups, or 7 if you...
In The Eye of the Beholder

In The Eye of the Beholder

Forward I don’t quite know if, let alone how, I’m going to articulate, accurately or otherwise, the point I’m going to try make by typing this entry but here goes. I was reading an article today on dpreview.com, an article in which the author posted...
Photography Quotes

Photography Quotes

Forward & Credits I have a fondness for quotes & I’ve been gathering photography-related quotes for a while now, my favourite photography-related quotes that is, most of which are attributed to some of the most recognisable & influential names in...
Canon Virtual Lens Plant

Canon Virtual Lens Plant

Forward Camera lenses are precision optical instruments. Of course some are more precise than others but most (good) lenses share one common characteristic – they are expensive. I always wondered why, especially at times when I was looking to buy. By visiting...
A Picture Paints a Thousand Words

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words

Forward & Credits Have you ever wondered where the saying ‘a picture paints a thousand words’ comes from? I didn’t either, not until I came across an article on the subject as posted to www.phrases.org.uk...
P&S vs. dSLR

P&S vs. dSLR

Forward I recently upgraded my camera with the purchase of the Canon EOS 60D. It’s my second dSLR & it’ll take over the bulk of my photography from the trusty EOS 450D/Kiss X2 that has served me well for almost 3 years now. For some reason the upgrade...
The dMb Photography Blog Is Live!

The dMb Photography Blog Is Live!

Welcome to my new home on the internet, my first self-hosted blogging exploit. I’m not quite sure what purpose this new corner of cyberspace is ultimately going to serve. Right now there is nothing much to see; it’s nothing more than a presence, my presence on the...