My wife and I went to San Diego’s Ocean Beach earlier today. Hey, it was sunny here in Southern California and good day to use my new Sigma DP2s. The camera captures rich detail and […]
Before there was Twitter or before Facebook gained popularity, I followed people online directly through their Websites or RSS feeds. I’ve long favored personal blogs over professional news sites. The best stories are told by and are about people.
Fast forward five years, people are what make the social Web work so well, and why my profession, journalism, is in state of chaos. Why read something filtered by a reporter/editor when the single, or even crowd, source is available? Interaction is more personal and direct.
A few months ago, I decided to get out of the dSLR market and go compact camera. I made the decision after using a Canon PowerShot G9. I concluded that a compact with RAW capabilities could meet most of my photo shooting needs. Sure, there would be compromises, but the Nikon D200 often stayed bagged because of the trouble taking it anywhere.