50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..
36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..
Canon’s compact high-performance 24mm prime..
Sigma’s fast high performance wide angle..
Sigma’s fast an flexible moderate super telephoto..
State of the art design in a never before seen fisheye zoom..
State of the art design in a fast 85mm lens..
Nikon’s best-ever f/1.4 lens?.
Comparing the 16-35mm f/2.8L II to most of Canon’s wide angle prime lenses. Optical performance, ergonomics, focus, build quality..
Nikon’s ultra wide angle zoom and the Nikon 14mm f/2.8, critical focus shift behavior..
Perspective control for architecture or landscape as an alternative to Nikon and Canon brand name offerings..
Fisheye lens for Sony mirrorless..
Anything wider would be a fisheye..
Compact long range telephoto zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.
Razor sharp 28mm lens on APS-C sensor and outstanding usability and features..
Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and shoot tiny camera..
Ultra high performance zoom lens..
A fast and lovely 'normal' lens (50mm equiv) for Micro 4/3..
Superb ergonomic design in a compact camera..
Outstanding ultra wide angle performer..
Manual focus moderate wide angle for full-frame mirrorless..
Autofocus wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
Autofocus portrait lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
Leica’s 28-70mm APS-C compact camera..
Shooting + post processing tips with high-res examples..
21mm f/5.6 equivalent FOV lens..
28mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on APS-C sensor..
75mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on APS-C sensor..
Moderate wide angle with low distortion..
An outstanding 18mm design..
Highest performing 25mm from Zeiss ever..
Classic design in the latest Milvus build..
Ultra high performance in an extreme wild wide angle lens..
A brilliant, but also colorful character..
Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .
Ultra high performance with a fast aperture..
A gem with unusual close-focus..
An artist’s drawing tool..
Brilliant imaging in a compact package..
Versatility in a “normal” lens and macro too!.
King of bokeh! Corner-to-corner sharpness, world class..
Out of the way places and wonders..
All-arounder zoom with dubious optical compromises..
Leica’s best-performing 21mm..
Leica’s fast wide angle..
World’s fastest 50mm full-frame lens..
Understanding the Rendering Style of the Noctilux..
Leica’s superlative normal lens..
The world’s best 50mm lens is outstanding, but with some limits..
Leica’s longer tele for Leica M..
Leica’s compact 90mm for the M..
Compact lens for portraiture or similar..
Compact and ultra high performance long telephoto..
Fast and ultra high performance moderate wide angle rangefinder lens..
A star performer sets the standard on the SL..
All around razor sharp performer..
Blog posts, reverse chronological
2018-09-22 Patriarch Grove in the White Mountains: Steadily Being Trashed
2017-11-15 Time to Head for Home
2017-10-16 Travel Advisory Update: Eastern Sierra, Owens Valley, Mono Lake, Mammoth Lakes Awful for Photography
2017-10-15 Travel Advisory: Smoke from Sonoma Fire in Yosemite, Eastern Sierra, Owens Valley, Mono Lake Areas
2017-10-12 Travel Advisory: Heavy Smoke in Owens Valley / Eastern Sierra from Sonoma Fire
2017-08-10 Patriarch Grove Road Still Blocked by Snow
2017-08-09 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM: Single Frame Performance at f/9 vs Focus Stacking at f/9 (Bristlecone Log Low View)
2017-08-09 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM: Single Frame Performance at f/9 vs Focus Stacking at f/9 (Flowers Amid Bristlecones)
2017-08-08 Sprinter Photography Adventure Van by Moonlight, Cineo for Interior Lighting
2017-08-07 Shootout @ 16mm: Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM vs 12-24mm f/4 G: Bristlecone Pines Amid White Mountain Strata
2017-07-25 Heading to Mountains
2017-05-30 White Mountain Road Status
2017-05-26 Off to the Mountains
2016-10-21 Late October Photo Tour in Yosemite or Eastern Sierra
2016-10-21 Paiute Cutthroat Trout in Cottonwood Creek, White Mountains (shot with Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED)
2016-10-20 Sigma dp0 Quattro: Examples in Cottonwood Canyon, White Mountains of California, Part 2
2016-10-19 Sigma dp0 Quattro: Examples in Cottonwood Canyon, White Mountains of California
2016-10-02 'Oncorhynchus clarki seleniris' aka Paiute Cutthroat Trout, in Cottonwood Creek, White Mountains
2016-09-25 Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f/5.6 Aspherical: Aperture Series 'Snow Road' (Sony A7R II)
2016-07-22 Shootout on Leica SL: Leica 24-90/2.8-4 Vario-Elmarit-M ASPH OIS vs Zeiss ZM 35/1.4 Distagon, 'Fresh June Snow on White Mountains'
2016-06-16 Home Today, Leica SL, Pentax K1, and More Coming Soon
2016-06-12 My Good Deed for the Day at 11,600': Resupplying Richard at the Locked Gate before Barcroft
2016-06-12 Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS in White Mountains Snow
2016-06-12 Warm and Cozy at 10,400'
2016-06-09 Focus Stacking with the Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 Distagon for Outdoor Scenes
2016-06-08 SuperRes Mode with Pentax K1: Sunset from White Mountain Road
2016-06-07 White Mountain Road is Open to the Locked Gate
2016-06-02 Early June 2016 Photo Tour in Yosemite High Country (or White Mountains)
2016-05-31 Early June 2016 Photo Tour in Yosemite High Country (or White Mountains)
2016-04-28 2016 Photo Tours in Yosemite High Country and/or White Mountains
2016-01-28 Zeiss 50mm f/2 Makro-Planar Examples: Sierra Autumn to Early White Mountains Winter
2016-01-19 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/2 Examples: White Mountains and Sierra Snow, Late November (Canon 5DS R)
2015-12-31 Solstice Begone
2015-11-29 Back Home... On Shooting in Difficult Conditions
2015-11-26 An Odd Thanksgiving
2015-10-27 Late Fall Photo Tour for one person
2015-10-15 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: White Mountains, Before the Snowtorm
2015-10-13 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: White Mountains Before the Storm
2015-10-06 Back from Mountains Trip
2015-10-05 All White Mountain Snowmen I’ve Met Prefer Weather-Resistant Zeiss Milvus
2015-10-05 The Perfect Storm, White Mountains, Day 2
2015-10-04 The Perfect Storm, White Mountains
2015-10-02 Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH in the field
2015-10-01 First Snowstorm of the Season, White Mountains
2015-09-30 Still Shooting in Mountains
2015-09-24 Heading to the Mountains
2015-09-21 Photo Tour: Fall Color
2015-07-20 Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Bristlecone on Bare Hill, Checking for Lens Symmetry (Canon 5DS R)
2015-07-09 Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon Aperture Series at 50 Megapixels: Moots at Barcroft (Canon 5DS R)
2015-07-06 Sony A7R II with Otus and other Lenses
2015-07-05 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Examples: Mary Lake + Mt Conness Area
2015-07-05 Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon Aperture Series at 50 Megapixels: Summit Building on White Mountain Peak, North View (Canon 5DS R)
2015-06-26 Back From Mountains Unexpectedly Early Due to Forest Fires
2015-06-16 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: Lundy Canyon, Hoover Wilderness
2015-06-14 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Aspen Trunks
2015-06-13 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: White Mountains
2015-06-13 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Examples: White Mountains
2015-06-01 White Mountains Melt
2015-05-31 Road Status Beyond Patriarch Grove (White Mountains)
2015-05-16 Late May / Early June and Late June Photo Tours in Yosemite High Country and/or White Mountains
2015-02-12 Zeiss 28mm f/2 Distagon on Nikon D810: Aperture Series 'White Mountains Landscape'
2015-01-08 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon on Sony A7R: Sierra Nevada and White Mountains Examples
2014-10-05 Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: Examples at f/1.4 in Eastern Sierra and White Mountains
2014-10-03 Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon: Surreal Bristlecones
2014-10-01 US National Forest Service (NFS) Proposes Restrictive Permits for Still Photography on Public Lands: $1000 Fine for Taking a Picture?
2014-10-01 Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon: Brilliance and 3D Feel
2014-09-30 Returning from Trip
2014-09-24 Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon In the Field
2014-08-16 Wrapping up Field Shooting
2014-06-15 Up in the Mountains
2014-06-11 Heading to Yosemite and White Mountains: Open Slots for Photo Tours, and Gear List
2014-06-03 Tilt Shift Field Workshop June 12
2014-05-26 Tilt Shift Field Workshops
2014-04-30 Wide Aperture and Sharpness Workshop with Zeiss APO Lenses For Participants
2014-04-19 Diglloyd Photo Tours with Zeiss APO Lenses For Participants
2014-04-03 Diglloyd Photo Tours in June, August, September
2014-02-18 Brook Trout Spawning
2014-02-04 Guide to Leica: Leica 180mm f/2.8 APO-Elmarit-R on Leica M240
2014-01-25 High Altitude Cold Cycling
2013-10-31 Leica 280mm f/4 APO-Telyt-R Examples Leica M Typ 240, White Mountains
2013-10-18 White Mountain Peak, Oct 17
2013-10-15 Headed to the Mountains
2013-09-11 Sigma DP3 Merrill in the Field (Bristlecone Graveyard)
2013-09-03 Compared: Leica 24mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH vs 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH
2013-09-02 Sony RX1R Aperture Series: Bristlecone at Late Dusk
2013-09-01 Sony RX1R: Extreme Dynamic Range (Outhouse Rainstorm Sunset)
2013-08-31 Sony RX1R: Bristlecone Sunset Aperture Series
2013-08-31 Sony RX1R: Plastic Tubing Aperture Series
2013-08-29 Back Home, Through and Past the Smoke (Yosemite Rim Fire Detour)
2013-08-28 Flat Tire in Silver Canyon
2013-08-26 Delayed Return, Still up in White Mountains
2013-08-18 Atop the Marmot Lookout at 12,800'
2013-08-16 Traveling (Mountains)
2013-08-14 Fujifilm X-E1 + Fujifilm XF 35mm f/1.4 Aperture Series (Bristlecone Graveyard)
2013-08-12 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH: Examples (Bristlecones)
2013-07-31 Ricoh GR Bokeh, and Its Unusual Lens
2013-07-30 Paragliding Over the Sierra
2013-07-23 Exciting Find: 5063 Year Old *Living* Bristlecone Pine in White Mountains (My Favorite Haunt)
2013-07-23 Zeiss 25/2 Distagon vs 25/2.8 Distagon: Bristlecone Vista White Mountain Peak (Nikon D800E)
2013-07-17 More Examples from the Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM S Varifocal Super Tele (Canon 5D Mark III)
2013-07-17 Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Performance at 300mm, Distance (Canon 5D Mark III)
2013-07-15 Shootout: Sigma DP1 Merrill vs Ricoh GR vs Fujifilm X-E1 (Bristlecone Graveyard)
2013-07-13 Field Curvature with the Leica 50mm f/0.95 Noctilux-M ASPH
2013-07-12 Dawn in the White Mountains at 11,500'
2013-07-12 Ricoh GR: Dusk Among the Bristlecones
2013-07-08 Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon (Backlit Bristlecone)
2013-07-07 Compared: Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon vs Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 (X-E1, Bristlecone)
2013-07-05 Ricoh GR: Some Key Examples
2013-07-04 Ricoh GR: Highly Recommended
2013-07-04 Scouting Can Make the Shot
2013-07-02 Ricoh GR Digital: More Examples, and Conclusions
2013-06-26 Ricoh GR Real-High World Examples: White Mountain Peak MTB Ascent
2013-06-20 Ricoh GR Digital Night Shooting
2013-06-19 Ricoh GR Digital: Examples
2012-10-22 Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon: Examples on D800E (White Mountains)
2012-10-21 Zeiss 18mm f/3.5 Distagon: Examples on D800E (White Mountains)
2012-10-14 Sigma DP1 Merrill Examples — Yosemite, White Mountains, Various, San Francisco
2012-10-12 Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 25mm f/1.4 ASPH on Olympus OM-D E-M5 (De Chambeau Ranch)
2012-10-11 Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 25mm f/1.4 ASPH on Olympus OM-D E-M5 (White Mountains)
2012-08-11 Olympus E-M5 + Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED
2012-08-09 Olympus E-M5 + 75mm f/1.8 ED (Bighorn Sheep in Silver Canyon)
2012-08-09 Olympus E-M5 + 8mm Fisheye On the Bike in the Mountains
2012-07-20 Photo Tour to White Mountains early August
2012-01-14 Leica 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH Examples in White Mountains
2011-12-05 Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon “Snowy Day” Examples Page Gone Missing, Now Back
2011-11-20 A Day’s Shooting in a White Mountains Snowstorm with the Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon
2011-11-04 Zeiss 25mm f/2 — Extraordinary For Landscape
2011-09-02 Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH Example Images in White Mountains
2011-07-15 Photo Tour to Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in White Mountains July 25/26/27
2011-07-13 Back From Yosemite / White Mountains Trip
2011-04-23 June 2011 Photo Tour to Yosemite and White Mountains
2010-11-04 Reader comments on wilderness damage to Patriarch Grove in White Mountains
2010-06-14 Back from Yosemite / White Mountains
2010-06-14 Patriarch Grove, White Mountains, June snowstorm
2010-05-25 Yosemite and White Mountains
2009-07-15 Photo tour to California’s White Mountains
2009-05-20 Photo tour — Yosemite and White Mountains
2007-07-06 White Mountains in infrared