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Dec 21
I was going to take the entire day today to work on the Quiet Color book project, and I haven't even gotten to it yet. :-( Something's... show more
I was going to take the entire day today to work on the Quiet Color book project, and I haven't even gotten to it yet. :-( Something's come up this morning, and it's always something. But a few minor blips:... show less
Dec 20
Well, this one is certainly going to be the easiest one of these posts to write: 2013 saw the introduction of two of the best Micro 4/3... show more
Well, this one is certainly going to be the easiest one of these posts to write: 2013 saw the introduction of two of the best Micro 4/3 cameras to date. Olympus: Three cameras in particular are of interest from Olympus... show less
Dec 19
[Ed. Note: In the spirit of full disclosure, as ever (the principle being that I tell you where I stand and then you can decide for... show more
[Ed. Note: In the spirit of full disclosure, as ever (the principle being that I tell you where I stand and then you can decide for yourself if I'm biased), I have to admit to some feelings about Ricoh-Pentax. I... show less
Dec 18
Time to take the pulse of the Commentariat. Thought experiment: Let's say you come downstairs on Christmas morning to find a... show more
Time to take the pulse of the Commentariat. Thought experiment: Let's say you come downstairs on Christmas morning to find a festively-wrapped box under your Christmas tree. The card says it's for you. (If you are Jewish or a Rationalist... show less
This week's column by Ctein I don't mean the package delivery service, although I always look forward to the appearance of the big brown... show more
This week's column by Ctein I don't mean the package delivery service, although I always look forward to the appearance of the big brown boxy truck on my block. UPS stands for Uninterruptible Power Supply, and if you're at all... show less
Dec 17
Reviewed by Carl Weese [This is the fourth and final installment of Carl's notes about the Panasonic GX7 . Part I is here, Part II is... show more
Reviewed by Carl Weese [This is the fourth and final installment of Carl's notes about the Panasonic GX7 . Part I is here, Part II is here, and Part III is here.] First, a few less favorable points. I think... show less
Genesis, by Sebastião Salgado (trade edition), Taschen, 2013 • From Amazon U.S. • Amazon U.K. lists it for three different prices and we... show more
Genesis, by Sebastião Salgado (trade edition), Taschen, 2013 • From Amazon U.S. • Amazon U.K. lists it for three different prices and we can't figure out why, so best go suss it out for yourself.... • From The Book Depository... show less
Dec 16
...Will love this. Made me laugh. Mike (Thanks to Leslie Ashe) Original contents copyright 2013 by Michael C. Johnston and/or the bylined... show more
...Will love this. Made me laugh. Mike (Thanks to Leslie Ashe) Original contents copyright 2013 by Michael C. Johnston and/or the bylined author. All Rights Reserved. Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may... show less
By Brett Weston Great news—as a holiday present, and to kick off the brand-spanking-new Lodima Press home page, our friends Michael and... show more
By Brett Weston Great news—as a holiday present, and to kick off the brand-spanking-new Lodima Press home page, our friends Michael and Paula (you remember their print sale here last January) are offering for TOP readers a BIG discount on... show less
From last Tuesday's Wall Street Journal. Duly noted. Mike (Thanks to Jeffrey Goggin) Original contents copyright 2013 by Michael C.... show more
From last Tuesday's Wall Street Journal. Duly noted. Mike (Thanks to Jeffrey Goggin) Original contents copyright 2013 by Michael C. Johnston and/or the bylined author. All Rights Reserved. Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate... show less
Just a gratis plug for my favorite strap. Regardless of all the options available, I use the RF strap on cameras of any weight. It... show more
Just a gratis plug for my favorite strap. Regardless of all the options available, I use the RF strap on cameras of any weight. It constitutes ironclad proof that you never need to spend more than $27 on a camera... show less
Dec 15
The coolest kid in the fifth grade at Bayside School was Murphy Singer, who for some unknown reason decided that he wanted to be my... show more
The coolest kid in the fifth grade at Bayside School was Murphy Singer, who for some unknown reason decided that he wanted to be my friend. Murphy moved around school with a retinue. I am not exaggerating—wherever he went there... show less
Dec 14
Fuji: Fuji had two major refreshes of two major camera models in 2013, the X100s and the X-E2, both of which are particularly successful... show more
Fuji: Fuji had two major refreshes of two major camera models in 2013, the X100s and the X-E2, both of which are particularly successful and desirable cameras. Either one would have to be among the top contenders for anyone looking... show less
Dec 13
It's that time of year again. Starting on Sunday I'm going to be doing a few posts about 2013's best cameras. Because, yes, it's fun.... show more
It's that time of year again. Starting on Sunday I'm going to be doing a few posts about 2013's best cameras. Because, yes, it's fun. Before we start, anybody got any nominations? It should be something that was "appreciably new"... show less
Dec 12
Written by Jim Hughes For years, every Christmas season after David Vestal moved from New York City to the Connecticut countryside, my... show more
Written by Jim Hughes For years, every Christmas season after David Vestal moved from New York City to the Connecticut countryside, my wife and I would receive a small envelope postmarked Bethlehem, CT. Inside, neatly wrapped in archival tissue, would... show less