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2024-02-03 Could the Tesla Optimus Robot Carry my Camera Gear Up Dana Danyon? 📹

2024-01-07 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Aperture Series: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana 📹

2023-11-21 Mt Conness Summit View towards Rainclouds near Mt Dana

2023-08-24 Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 50mm: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana

2023-08-24 Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 70mm: Mt Dana Summit from Dana Lakes

2023-08-24 Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 70mm: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana

2023-08-23 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 21mm: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana

2023-08-23 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4: Gotta Have One

2023-08-22 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Examples: a Hike up and Down Glacier Canyon (Dana Canyon)

2023-08-21 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4: a Masterpiece Among Zooms

2023-08-21 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 27mm: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana

2023-08-21 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 35mm: Fisherwoman at Dana Lake #2

2023-08-20 Shootout at 35mm: Fujifilm GF 20-35/4 vs Fujifilm GF 35-70/3.5-4.5: Icebergs in August on Dana Lake #1

2023-08-16 Back from Trip to Eastern Sierra, White Mountains

2023-05-24 New! Leica Q3 with the Same Extreme-Barrel-Distortion Lens

2021-10-10 Sony A1 Examples: Glacier Canyon, Mt Dana

2021-10-10 Sony FE 24-120mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Examples: Glacier Canyon, Mt Dana

2021-10-07 Hiking Glacier Canyon (Mt Dana) — Working on Examples

2021-10-02 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 28/29/30: Stunningly Clear, but Oct 1 brings the Nasty Stuff

2019-09-10 Panoramic Focus Stacking with Fujifilm GFX100: View to Mono Craters from Dana Crest

2019-09-09 View South From White Mountain Peak (260 megapixel Panorama with Fujifilm GFX100, Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8), Dana Plateau @ 633 Megapixels

2019-08-27 Buy Lloyd a Fujifilm GFX100

2019-08-24 Fujifilm GFX100: Total Image Quality Under Duress (On Dana Crest at Sunset)

2019-08-24 Gigapixel Stitched Images and Panoramas with the Really Right Stuff PG-02 on the Really Right Stuff TFC-24L Tripod

2019-08-23 Fujifilm GFX100 Sensor Stabilization (IBIS): Beware Destruction of Image Sharpness on a Tripod

2019-08-07 Fujifilm GF 110mm f/2 R LM WR: “Panoramic View of Tuolumne Meadows, Mt Conness, Mt Dana, Mt Gibbs at Dusk” (800 megapixels, GFX100)

2019-07-11 Three Canon EF 200mm f/1.8L USM Aperture Series: Lee Vining Creek Through Meadow + Young Pine Amid Its Ancestors + Mt Dana, Earth Shadow Rising (Canon 5Ds R)

2018-11-21 Ice Skating the Eastern Sierra

2018-09-19 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Small Pine in Dana Meadow

2018-09-19 Sigma FE 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Ducks in Dana Meadow Pond at Dusk

Overview of Video with Nikon D800, D800E, D4, Canon 5DM3

How does video quality compare with crop of mid-2012 DSLRs?.

Canon 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon’s compact high-performance 24mm prime..

Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

Canon’s best-ever medium telephoto and with image stabilization..

Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art

A whopping 4/3 stop faster than other lenses in its range..

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Sigma’s best portrait lens..

Nikon AF-S 28mm f/1.8G

A fast moderate wide angle lens with some practical difficulties..

Canon 200mm f/1.8L USM

Coveted super speed telephoto..

Medium Format Magazine

Articles written for MediumFormat.com..

Fujifilm GFX100 Focus Stacking and FOCUS BKT

100 megapixels in a portable package!.

Fujifilm GFX100 Image Quality

Aspects of image quality..

Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 R WR

Compact wide angle.

Fujifilm GF 23mm f/4 R WR

Ultra wide angle equivalent to 19mm f/3.3. .

Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/4.5-5.6

Compact wide angle.

Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR

Moderate wide angle equivalent to 37mm f/2.3..

Fujifilm GF 110mm f/2 R WR

Ultra high speed telephoto equivalent to 90mm f/1.6..

Hasselblad HC 50mm f/3.5 II

High performance moderate wide angle.

Leica S Typ 006

The last CCD-sensor Leica S model..

Leica 45mm f/2.8 Elmarit-S ASPH

Moderate wide angle with low distortion..

Milvus 25mm f/1.4

Highest performing 25mm from Zeiss ever..

15mm f/2.8 Distagon

Ultra high performance in an extreme wild wide angle lens..

ZF.2/ZE 21mm f/2.8 Distagon

Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .

28mm f/2 Distagon

An artist’s drawing tool..

85mm f/1.4 Planar

True-to-life imagery..

100mm f/2 Makro-Planar

King of bokeh! Corner-to-corner sharpness, world class..

Sony A1

Technological tour de force..

Sony Alpha A7R II

Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..

Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon ZA

Fast and gorgeous moderate wide angle Zeiss design..

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade medium telephoto..

Sony FE 135mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade telephoto..

Sigma FE 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art

Outstanding fast wide angle, DSLR optical design..

Sigma FE 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art

Outstanding fast wide angle, DSLR optical design..

Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G

Extreme wide angle zoom..

Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar

Comapact ultra-wide zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless..

Olympus M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO

Wide angle zoom equivalent (14-28mm equivalent)..

Olympus Zuiko 12mm f/2 ED

A compact high performance fast wide angle..

Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED Telephoto

Beautiful bokeh, long reach fast speed, compact lens..

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Updated model with HighRes sensor shift mode..

Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Distagon

Outstanding wide angle, superb performer..

Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon

Manual focus moderate wide angle for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar

Manual focus normal lens for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon

Autofocus wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Panoramas with the iPhone 6s Plus

Shooting + post processing tips with high-res examples..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2024

2024-02-03 Could the Tesla Optimus Robot Carry my Camera Gear Up Dana Danyon? 📹

2024-01-07 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Aperture Series: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana 📹

2023

2023-11-21 Mt Conness Summit View towards Rainclouds near Mt Dana

2023-08-24 Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 50mm: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana

2023-08-24 Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 70mm: Mt Dana Summit from Dana Lakes

2023-08-24 Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 70mm: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana

2023-08-23 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 21mm: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana

2023-08-23 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4: Gotta Have One

2023-08-22 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Examples: a Hike up and Down Glacier Canyon (Dana Canyon)

2023-08-21 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4: a Masterpiece Among Zooms

2023-08-21 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 27mm: Icebergs in Dana Lake, View to Mt Dana

2023-08-21 Fujifilm GF 20-35mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 35mm: Fisherwoman at Dana Lake #2

2023-08-20 Shootout at 35mm: Fujifilm GF 20-35/4 vs Fujifilm GF 35-70/3.5-4.5: Icebergs in August on Dana Lake #1

2023-08-16 Back from Trip to Eastern Sierra, White Mountains

2023-05-24 New! Leica Q3 with the Same Extreme-Barrel-Distortion Lens

2021

2021-10-10 Sony A1 Examples: Glacier Canyon, Mt Dana

2021-10-10 Sony FE 24-120mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Examples: Glacier Canyon, Mt Dana

2021-10-07 Hiking Glacier Canyon (Mt Dana) — Working on Examples

2021-10-02 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 28/29/30: Stunningly Clear, but Oct 1 brings the Nasty Stuff

2019

2019-09-10 Panoramic Focus Stacking with Fujifilm GFX100: View to Mono Craters from Dana Crest

2019-09-09 View South From White Mountain Peak (260 megapixel Panorama with Fujifilm GFX100, Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8), Dana Plateau @ 633 Megapixels

2019-08-27 Buy Lloyd a Fujifilm GFX100

2019-08-24 Fujifilm GFX100: Total Image Quality Under Duress (On Dana Crest at Sunset)

2019-08-24 Gigapixel Stitched Images and Panoramas with the Really Right Stuff PG-02 on the Really Right Stuff TFC-24L Tripod

2019-08-23 Fujifilm GFX100 Sensor Stabilization (IBIS): Beware Destruction of Image Sharpness on a Tripod

2019-08-07 Fujifilm GF 110mm f/2 R LM WR: “Panoramic View of Tuolumne Meadows, Mt Conness, Mt Dana, Mt Gibbs at Dusk” (800 megapixels, GFX100)

2019-07-11 Three Canon EF 200mm f/1.8L USM Aperture Series: Lee Vining Creek Through Meadow + Young Pine Amid Its Ancestors + Mt Dana, Earth Shadow Rising (Canon 5Ds R)

2018

2018-11-21 Ice Skating the Eastern Sierra

2018-09-19 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Small Pine in Dana Meadow

2018-09-19 Sigma FE 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Ducks in Dana Meadow Pond at Dusk

2018-09-13 Sigma FE 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Ancient Downed Pine Tree, Dana Meadow

2018-09-10 Compared: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 to Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2: View from Dana Lakes to Mt Conness

2018-07-20 Mono Lake from Mt Dana, Pre-Dawn

2018-07-17 Gear for the Mountains

2018-06-26 Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS Aperture Series: Mt Dana, Early Morning

2018-06-24 Working in the Field in Eastern Sierra

2017

2017-11-14 Deep Stacking with the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Using Nikon D850 'Focus shift shooting'

2017-11-08 Nikon D850: Validating 'Focus shift shooting' in the Field: Does it really work well?

2017-11-02 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4: Aperture Series + Focus Stack: Waterfall Icicles (Nikon D850)

2017-11-02 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4: Long Term Keeper, Maybe the Best Wide Angle Zeiss has Made + the Human Perspective

2017-11-01 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Stacking Examples: Glacier Canyon and Dana Lakes (Nikon D850)

2017-10-03 Gear for the Mountains

2017-09-21 Nikon AF-S 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5 Fisheye Zoom Aperture Series: Dana Creek First Autumn Snow

2017-08-25 Sony 12-24mm f/4 G Examples: Dana Lakes and Glacier Canyon

2017-08-18 Heavy Snow Remains in Sierra in Places + Trout Dead From Spawning Attempt?

2017-08-03 Sony 12-24mm f/4G Aperture Series @ 12mm: Melting Out Dana Lake #3 (A7R II)

2017-08-03 Sony 12-24mm f/4G Aperture Series @ 12mm: Raindrops Fall on Dana Lake (A7R II)

2017-08-03 Sony 12-24mm f/4G Aperture Series @ 17mm: Dana Lake Iceberg (A7R II)

2017-07-30 Fujifilm GFX Examples Using Fujifilm GF 23mm f/4 and Fujifilm GF 110mm f/2 at Dana Lakes

2017-07-29 Fujifilm GFX-50S + Fujifilm GF 23mm f/4 and Fujifilm GF 110mm f/2 at Dana Lakes

2017-07-12 Leica M10 Examples with 18/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH and Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: Dana Lakes Hike

2017-07-09 A Casualty of the 2016/2017 Snowfall: Bighorn Sheep

2016

2016-09-11 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Examples: The Way Down Dana Glacier Canyon, Last Light (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-07 Dead and Dying

2016-08-21 Back from Overnights

2016-01-23 Reflecting on the Ricoh GR

2015

2015-11-24 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: Post-Snowstorm Climb (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-31 Gear for the Mountains

2015-08-23 Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon OSS ZA Aperture Series: Triangle-Shaped erratic on Dana Lake Moraine (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-23 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar Aperture Series: Dana Lake, Wide View (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-23 Sony In-Body-Image-Stabilization (IBIS) aka SteadyShot: Is There a Downside?

2015-08-22 Sony A7R II: Focus Accuracy Better than Any DSLR I’ve Ever Used

2015-08-22 Sony A7R II: Examples with Zeiss Batis: Dana Lake, Dana Glacier Climb

2015-08-21 Sony A7R II: General Commentary

2015-08-20 Sony A7R II: Examples with Zeiss Batis: Dana Lake, Dana Glacier Climb

2015-08-19 Sony A7R II: Posterization with a Near Optimal Exposure in Daylight (Portrait at Dana Lake)

2015-08-16 Smoke Plume over Mt Gibbs (Walker Fire)

2015-08-05 Olympus M.ZUIKO 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO Aperture Series @14mm: Dana Lake, Water View + Sensor Shift Artifacting

2015-08-05 Olympus M.ZUIKO 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO Aperture Series @14mm: Still Pool of Water Amid Grasses

2015-08-03 Olympus M.ZUIKO 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO Aperture Series @10mm: Vernal Creek in Dana Meadow

2015-08-03 Olympus M.ZUIKO 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO Aperture Series @7mm: Dana Lake, Dana Glacier and Peak

2015-07-31 Leica 45mm f/2.8 Elmarit-S ASPH Aperture Series: Dana Glacier, Moraine, Lake

2015-07-30 Leica S Typ 006: Field Notes

2015-07-28 Leica S Typ 006: Autofocus Errors

2015-07-21 Will the Leica Q Kill the Leica M?

2015-07-15 Leica Q: Climbing Mt Dana from Sun to Hail to Rain to Sun Again

2014

2014-09-08 Yes, it snows in August

2013

2013-08-04 Leica 50/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH vs 50/0.95 Noctilux-M ASPH: Orange Bark Pine, Yosemite (Leica M240)

2013-06-28 Leica M Typ 240 + Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH: Distant Landscape f/2 - f/16

2013-06-28 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH vs 50mm f/0.95 Noctilux-M ASPH

2012

2012-09-13 Landscape Examples on Olympus E-M5 with Olympus 12mm f/2 ED, 75mm f/1.8 ED, Panasonic 45mm f/2.8 Macro

2012-09-07 Video With Nikon D800E and Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G 📹

2012-07-18 Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon Field Curvature Study (Yosemite, Tioga)

2012-07-17 Nikon D800E + Nikon AF-S 28mm f/1.8G Field Shots (Dana Meadow)

2010

2010-02-08 New samples with D3x for Zeiss ZF21/2.8, 28/2, 35/2 Distagons

2010-02-06 Zeiss ZF / Zeiss ZE 85mm f/1.4 Planar as a lens for landscape

2009

2009-10-07 Moonlight photography with Leica and Zeiss

2009-10-06 SPOT personal tracker for saving your ass

2009-10-06 Climbing Mt Dana in Yosemite

2009-10-01 Off to Yosemite high country

2007

2007-10-15 View from Mt Dana

2007-10-15 Climbing Yosemite’s Mt Dana

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