Terra Galleria Photography

Posts Tagged ‘cameras’

What is the Light field camera from Lytro good for ?

For a reaction to the October presentation of the actual camera please scroll down. Last week’s news has been the announcement by Lytro of the upcoming launch (later this year) of the first light field camera. I normally don’t write about new technological developments, but this one has the potential to alter photography as we […]

Best ISO for low noise on Canon 5D mk2

What ISO should you use for lowest noise ? Everybody knows that low ISO will result in lower noise and high ISO will result in higher noise. But is it a continuum, as one would intuitively think, or are some ISOs better than others ? In the past, I had seen advise to use only […]

New images: Channel Islands underwater

I’ve posted new underwater images of kelp taken a month ago during a day of diving in the Channel Islands They were all taken with a Sea & Sea 15mm lens on a Nikonos V using Fuji film. This might sound awfully wide to those not familiar with underwater photography, so here are some explanations. […]

A day of diving in the Channel Islands

This past Saturday, I dived one of the most beautiful sites I had seen. Although I had done three trips to the California Channel Islands before, I had never gotten into the water there. Part of the reason was that, being used to diving in warm waters, my only diving experiences in California, near Monterey, […]

The Beginning

Since I’ve been often asked how I got into photography, I’d like to look back with you two decades ago, when photography took a front row position in my life. Although the first camera that I used was a prize won in a photo contest (cameras were loaned to contestants for a day) at about […]