Evaluating Multi-Shot High-Res Mode..
Fast short normal lens for L-Mount cameras..
All-arounder zoom with dubious optical compromises..
The best becomes better..
Oustanding image quality, but with some limitations..
Improvements on the workhorse D800E..
D850 with the RGB Bayer matrix removed for a true monochrome sensor..
Full-frame 24 megapixel DSLR..
22 megapixel successor to the popular 5D Mark II..
50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..
Ultra wide tilt/shift lens.
36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..
Bread and butter zoom lens..
All-new high performance design..
Canon’s compact high-performance 24mm prime..
Canon’s best-ever medium telephoto and with image stabilization..
Fast constant-aperture ultrawide zoom..
High performance mid-range zoom..
Wide angle to telephoto all purpose zoom..
A whopping 4/3 stop faster than other lenses in its range..
Sigma’s fast high performance wide angle..
Extraordinary optical efforts for outstanding performance..
Sigma’s fast and affordable moderate excellent wide angle..
Extraordinary optical efforts for outstanding performance..
Sigma’s best portrait lens..
Extraordinary optical efforts for class-leading performance?.
Fastest 135mm lens yet, with ultra high performance..
Sigma’s fast an flexible moderate super telephoto..
Nikon’s fast ultra wide angle..
State of the art design in a never before seen fisheye zoom..
Extreme wide angle zoom..
Canon’s premium mid-range zooms..
State of the art design in a fast 85mm lens..
Nikon’s best-ever f/1.4 lens?.
A review of Canon’s 800m f/5.6L IS super telephoto, with high performance that demands technical mastery to use well..
Coveted super speed telephoto..
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..
Examples of how images were made...
Focusing is more complicated than it first appears..
Bypass the limits on depth of field and diffraction..
Examples of Focus Stacking..
Articles written for MediumFormat.com..
Wide angle 24mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Mid range zoom 27-54mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Compact normal 54mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Medium telephoto 100mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Long telephoto 162mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
100 megapixels in a portable package!.
Image quality assessments..
Ultra wide angle equivalent to 19mm f/3.3. .
Mid-range zoom lens equivalent to 26-53mm f/3.3..
Moderate wide angle equivalent to 37mm f/2.3..
Slightly long zoom lens equivalent to 37-82mm f/3.3..
Slightly wide compact normal lens equivalent to 41mm f/2.9..
Standard normal lens equivalent to 52mm f/2.3..
Standard normal lens equivalent to 66mm f/1.4..
Ultra high speed telephoto equivalent to 90mm f/1.6..
High performance macro photography on medium format, equivalent to 99mm f/3.3..
Telephoto equivalent to 200mm lens. .
High performance moderate wide angle.
Mirrorless large format with leaf shutter lenses..
Normal lens equivqlent to 53mm..
Normal lens equivqlent to 53mm..
Telephoto macro lens, 99mm equivalent..
Medium telephoto macro lens for Pentax 645 digital and film..
The last CCD-sensor Leica S model..
Moderate wide angle with low distortion..
Milvus garb for the venerable 15/2.8 Distagon, with improved lens coating..
An outstanding 18mm design..
Highest performing 25mm from Zeiss ever..
Highest performing 35mm from Zeiss ever..
Classic design in the latest Milvus build..
Outstanding build and optical quality in a medium tele..
The classic 100/2 Makro-Planar improved..
An Otus, in effect. Milvus garb for the 135/2 APO, with improved lens coatings on one element. See the ZF.2/ZE 135/2 review pages..
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!.
Fast high performance APO wide angle..
Ultra high performance apochromatic normal lens, first in the Otus line..
Rendering style, bokeh and beauty..
Rendering style, bokeh and 'transparency' without peer..
Razor sharp with gorgeous bokeh..
King of bokeh! Corner-to-corner sharpness, world class..
Articles written for Lenspire.ZEISS.com..
Out of the way places and wonders..
High speed portrait lens optimized for Canon mirrorless..
Ultra wide compact zoom for Nikon Z cameras..
Mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..
Moderate wide angle expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..
Technological tour de force..
4th Generation standard-setting camera..
Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..
Blackout-free 20 fps speed demon..
Ultra high performance extreme wide angle..
Compact ultra-wide angle lens..
High performance mild wide-angle..
Fast high performance normal lens of Zeiss design..
High performance, high speed..
Top-grade medium telephoto..
Native-mount ultra wide angle high performance zoom for mirrorless..
Native-mount mid-range zoom for mirrorless..
Ultra high speed native-mount moderate wide angle..
Ultra high performance medium telephoto..
Highly corrected medium telephoto..
Macro lens also excellent for all-around shooting..
Fisheye lens for Sony mirrorless..
Anything wider would be a fisheye..
Fast high performance manual focus wide angle..
High-grade manual focus wide-normal lens..
High-grade manual focus normal lens..
Ultra high grade performer at a modest price..
High grade macro all-arounder at a modest price..
Fast extreme wide angle zoom..
Extreme wide angle zoom..
Pro-grade f/2.8 wide angle zoom..
Compact long range telephoto zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.
Hand-holdable super telephoto zoom..
Razor sharp 28mm lens on APS-C sensor and outstanding usability and features..
Full frame camera in an ultra-compact body with or without anti-aliasing filter..
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..
Outstanding wide angle, superb performer..
Manual focus moderate wide angle for full-frame mirrorless..
Manual focus normal lens for full-frame mirrorless..
Manual focus telephoto lens for full-frame mirrorless..
Autofocus extreme wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
Autofocus wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
Autofocus portrait lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
Ultra wide angle lens for Sony NEX or Fujifilm X..
Leica’s 28-70mm APS-C compact camera..
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..
Leica M 40 megapixel monochrome sensor..
Leica M mount in slim body with SL-type sensor..
Overall design and behavior..
24-megapixel CMOS monochrome sensor..
Field shooting the Leica MM, and comparisons..
24-megapixel fixed lens compact full-frame..
Leica’s best-performing 21mm..
Leica’s fast wide angle..
Leica’s best-performing 24mm, and with a flat field..
Leica’s smallest and lightest M lens with superlative performance..
World’s fastest 50mm full-frame lens..
Understanding the Rendering Style of the Noctilux..
Leica’s superlative normal lens..
High performance but flawed 50mm normal lens..
Leica’s medium tele for Leica M..
Leica’s longer tele for Leica M..
Leica’s compact 90mm for the M..
Compact lens for portraiture or similar..
Superb all-around macro and general-purpose lens..
Compact and ultra high performance long telephoto..
Compact wide angle with brilliant contrast..
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
2021-10-10 Sony FE 24-120mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Examples: Glacier Canyon, Mt Dana
2021-10-10 Sony A1 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
2021-09-27 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 27: Still Lousy from Forest Fires, but hope for a short reprieve tomorrow
2021-09-25 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 25: Still Lousy from Forest Fires
2021-09-24 Total Failure of Piñon Pine Nuts in Inyo Mountains
2021-09-24 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-SL Aperture Series: View North to Mt Conness from Puppy Dome
2021-09-23 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-SL Aperture Series: Peaks and Valley, Mt Conness Southern Spur
2021-09-21 Forest Fire Smoke Plagues the Eastern Sierra and Yosemite
2021-09-12 Alternative to Closed California National Forests: Yosemite Day Pass System
2021-08-28 Reader Comment: “wealth of material you have accumulated over the years of shooting around Sierra Nevada/White Mountains”
2021-08-21 Where to Photograph in a State Largely Veiled in Smoke?
2021-08-03 Sony FE 200-600mm f/4.5-6.3 G OSS Examples: White Mountains Distance
2021-07-18 Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM Examples: White Mountains
2021-07-17 Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM Examples: Pine Creek Forest
2021-07-15 Fujifilm GF 30mm f/3.5 Aperture Series: Greenstone Lake with Mt Conness Peaks
2021-07-15 Fujifilm GF 30mm f/3.5 Aperture Series: Boulder amid Suncups, view to Mt Conness
2021-07-12 Can the Fujifilm GF 30/3.5 Deliver a Fully Sharp Image with Focus Stacking?
2021-07-07 Voigtlander FE 35mm f/2 APO-Lanthar Aperture Series: White Tops of White Mountains
2021-07-06 Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Aperture Series: Rainstorm over White Mountains
2021-07-06 Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Aperture Series: Late Day View to White Mountain Peak
2021-06-19 Fujifilm GF 30mm f/3.5 Aperture Series: White Mountains Terrain Above Treeline (GFX100S)
2021-06-19 Can the Fujifilm GF 30/3.5 Deliver a Fully Sharp Image with Focus Stacking?
2021-06-03 Voigtlander FE 35/2 APO-Lanthar Aperture Series: Pine Creek Mining Buildings
2021-06-02 Fujifilm GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR Aperture Series: 9050 Pine Creek Road (GFX100S)
2021-05-31 Sony FE 35/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Pine Creek Peaks
2021-05-31 Shootout: Voigtlander FE 35/2 APO-Lanthar vs Sony FE 35/1.4 GM: Pine Creek Cliffs
2021-05-29 Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM Aperture Series: Pine Creek Tungsten Mine, Snow Flurries
2021-05-22 Fujifilm GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR Aperture Series: Pine Creek Valley view to Freshly-Dusted High Peaks (GFX100S)
2021-04-30 Fujifilm GFX100S + Fujifilm GF 30mm f/3.5 Aperture Series: Giant Bay Laurel amid Creekside Forest, Alpine Creek
2021-04-28 Fujifilm GFX100S + Fujifilm GF 30mm f/3.5 Aperture Series: Creekside Forest, Alpine Creek
2021-02-12 SHOOTOUT: Voigtlander FE 110mm f/2.5 vs Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM: View over Saddlebag Lake to Southern Spur of Mt Conness (Sony A7R IV)
2021-01-24 Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills Boulders to Mt Whitney Range (Leica M10 Monochrom)
2021-01-23 Leica 100mm f/2.8 APO-Macro-Elmarit-R Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Mt Whitney Drainage (Leica M10 Monochrom)
2021-01-22 Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-R ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M10 Monochrom)
2021-01-22 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M10 Monochrom)
2021-01-21 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Mt Whitney Range (Leica M10-R)
2021-01-14 Leica M10 Monochrom Examples: Alabama Hills, Lone Pine Lake, Mt Whitney Trail
2021-01-13 Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M1-R)
2021-01-10 Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M1-R)
2021-01-07 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney Sunrise from Alabama Hills (Leica M10-R)
2021-01-07 Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney Sunrise from Alabama Hills (Leica M10-R)
2020-12-30 Leica M10R Long Exposures (Alabama Hills View To Mt Whitney)
2020-11-29 Shootout @ 85mm: Sigma FE 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art vs Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4, Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.4: View from Crooked Creek Canyon to White Mountain Peak
2020-11-17 Shootout @ 18mm: Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM vs Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G: View from Crooked Creek Canyon to White Mountain Peak
2020-10-26 Gorgeous Fall Color in Lundy Canyon: Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM in the field in Eastern Sierra
2020-10-03 Some California National Forests Have Reopened, Including Inyo National Forest (Yosemite, White Mountains, Eastern Sierra)
2020-10-01 Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series: Big Tree at Bend in Alpine Creek (jaw-dropping focus shift and lens skew)
2020-09-30 Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Shootout @ 12mm vs Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G: Big Tree at Creek Bend
2020-09-30 Forest Fires: Many California National Forests remain Closed Through October 8 Including Eastern Sierra, White Mountains, Yosemite High Country
2020-09-22 Looks Like the Eastern Sierra Fall Color Season is Toast
2020-09-10 Shootout: Nikon NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S vs Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4S: Clearing Storm Over Mt Conness Eastern Ridge
2020-09-07 Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Aperture Series @ 14mm: View Towards Rock Creek Peaks from Pine Creek
2020-06-15 Hasselblad XCD 65mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills Formations to Mt Whitney Range, Dusk
2020-06-12 Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 75mm: View over Alabama Hills Granite Formations to Last Orange Light on Mt Whitney
2020-06-12 Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 35mm: Last Orange Light on Mt Whitney from Alabama Hills Lichen-Covered Formations
2020-05-05 Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Aperture Series: View Towards Big Pine and Eastern Sierra, Dusk (Sony A7R IV)
2020-04-29 Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 56mm: Alabama Hills Desert Wash, Sunrise View To Mt Whitney (Fujifilm GFX100)
2020-04-16 Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Aperture Series @ 70mm: View Past Lone Pine Campground to White Mountains (Sony A7R IV)
2020-04-16 Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 and Fujifilm GF 250mm f/4 Examples: Mt Whitney Foothills
2020-04-14 View over White Granite Boulders and Sages and Grasses past Alabama Hills formations to Mt Whitney Peaks
2020-04-11 Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 100mm: Sagebrush and Weathered Granite Hillside to Wind-Whipped Whitney (Fujifilm GFX100)
2020-04-04 Scaling to 240 Megapixels with Gigapixel AI: the Voigtlander 50mm f/2 APO-Lanthar image “Alabama Hills Plain View to Mt Whitney Range”
2020-04-03 Shootout: Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM vs Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4: View Over Granite Formations to Mt Whitney (Fujifilm GFX100)
2020-03-31 Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Aperture Series: View Over Dry Wash to Early Sun on Mt Whitney Range (Sony A7R IV)
2020-03-31 SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19: Access to Alabama Hills, Eastern Sierra Status
2020-03-25 Sigma FE 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Stars Over Mt Whitney, Pre-Dawn Deep Blue Sky (Sony A7R IV)
2020-03-22 Voigtlander 50mm f/2 APO-Lanthar Aperture Series: Alabama Hills Plain View to Mt Whitney Range, Pre-Dawn (Sony A7R IV)
2020-03-05 Phase One IQ4: a Few More Examples
2020-02-26 Phase One IQ4 with Schneider Kreuznach LS 80mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Last Light on Cottonwood Tree, View to Mt Whitney
2019-12-12 Schneider Kreuznach LS 240mm f/4.5 Example: Alpenglow On Mt Whitney (Phase One IQ4)
2019-12-11 Schneider Kreuznach LS 80mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: View to White Mountains from Summit of Eureka Dunes (Phase One IQ4)
2019-11-22 Making Sharp Images: Case Study: Major Sharpness Gains via Ideal Focus with Lenses having Peripheral Forward Field Curvature (Pine Creek High Peaks)
2019-11-07 Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Examples: Eastern Sierra, Yosemite and Twenty Lakes Basin
2019-11-06 Weather in Eastern Sierra is Exceptional, Idyllic
2019-11-03 Voigtlander 65mm f/2 APO Macro-Lanthar Aperture Series: 'View to Mt Conness from Tuolumne Meadows Area, Early Night' — also evaluates long exposure noise on Sony A7R IV
2019-10-31 Voigtlander 65mm f/2 APO Macro-Lanthar Aperture Series: View to Mt Conness Past Granite Dome, Late Dusk
2019-10-27 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Examples: White Mountains Bristlecones (Sony A7R IV)
2019-10-24 Nikon D850 monochrome Examples: Eastern Sierra Man-Made Structures
2019-10-21 Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art: Pine Creek Examples
2019-10-20 Voigtlander 65mm f/2 APO Macro-Lanthar Examples: Pine Creek Panoramas
2019-10-14 Voigtlander 65mm f/2 Macro APO-Lanthar Focus Stack: Twisted, Burned, Broken Downed Tree High in Pine Creek Canyon
2019-10-14 Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Examples: Eastern Sierra, Pine Creek
2019-10-14 Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Examples: Eastern Sierra at Pine Creek
2019-10-13 Various Zeiss Milvus and Zeiss Otus Lenses Now with Monochrome Examples from Nikon D850
2019-10-13 Razor Sharp Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2 Aperture Series on Nikon D850 Monochrome: Pine Creek Mining Buildings from Pine Creek Trail (up to 183 megapixels)
2019-10-11 Eastern Sierra Nevada: Fall Color in Full Swing, get there soon!
2019-10-06 Epic Monochrome Panoramas at Pine Creek, Rock Creek with Nikon D850 monochrome
2019-10-06 Comparing Sony A7R IV to Sony A7R III Resolution: Pine Creek Mining Buildings
2019-10-05 Dusk, Rock Creek
2019-10-04 You Won’t Believe Your Eyes... Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2 Aperture Series on Nikon D850 Monochrome: Pine Creek Mining Buildings (up to 183 megapixels)
2019-10-04 Jaw-Dropping Sharpness with Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 Aperture Series on Nikon D850 Monochrome: Pine Creek Mining Buildings (up to 181 megapixels)
2019-10-03 Nikon D850 monochrome: Pine Creek Peaks and Crescent Moon, Dusk
2019-10-03 Nikon D850 monochrome: Creating a Color Image from Monochrome Using Filters
2019-09-30 November-Like Shooting Conditions in Eastern Sierra
2019-09-28 Shootout: Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art vs Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2 Distagon: Twenty Lakes Basin, View Towards Mt Conness Drainage (Sony A7R IV)
2019-09-28 Nikon D850 Monochrome Examples in Eastern Sierra, Focus Stacked and Presented at Up to 182 Megapixels
2019-09-27 Shootout: Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art vs Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: Twenty Lakes Basin, View Towards Mt Conness Drainage (Sony A7R IV)
2019-09-27 Jaw-Dropping Image Quality: Sony A7R IV with Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Examples: Eastern Sierra
2019-09-25 Autumn Color Season Starting in Eastern Sierra
2019-09-23 Nikon D850 Monochrome Examples, Eastern Sierra
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
2019-09-09 Fujifilm GF 110mm f/2: Panoramas in the Eastern Sierra
2019-09-09 Focus Stacking Selfies with the Fujifilm GFX100 (Mt Whitney Zone Sign)
2019-08-20 Fujifilm GFX100 Focus Stacking For Selfies, People: White Mountain Peak, Mt Whitney
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)
2019-08-05 Fujifilm GF 23mm f/4 R WR Aperture Series: Alpine Meadows view towards North Subpeak of Mt Conness (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)
2019-04-15 Panasonic S1R: Multi-Shot High-Res MODE1 vs MODE2 with Moving Leaves and Water
2019-04-13 Panasonic S1R Multi-Shot High-Res Mode: the Largest Advance in Image Quality in a Decade and It Works with Motion = OMG
2019-03-17 Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM Examples: White Mountains (Pentax K1 II)
2019-03-16 Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW Aperture Series: View South Over Fresh Snow on White Mountains to Deep Springs (Pentax K1 II)
2019-03-15 Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW Examples: Late Day and Night, White Mountains (Pentax K1 II)
2019-03-15 Pentax HD D FA 24-70mm f/2.8 SDM ED Aperture Series @ 24mm: Sunset over Snowy Landscape, White Mountains View to Sierra Nevada (Pentax K-1 II)
2019-03-13 Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG HSM Sports Panorama: Clouds at Sunrise, Alabama Hills and Mt Whitney Range
2019-03-13 Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Aperture Series @ 24mm: Alabama Hills Rainstorm Creek (Nikon D850)
2019-03-07 Shootout: Zeiss Otus 28/1.4 vs Sigma 28/1.4A: Alabama Hills Creek to White Mountains (Nikon D850)
2019-03-06 Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Aperture Series: View of Peaks near Mt Whitney, Very Late Dusk (Nikon D850)
2019-03-05 Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG HSM Sports Examples: Mt Whitney and Alabama Hills, Pre-Dawn to Early Sun
2019-01-20 Fujifilm GF 250mm f/4 R LM OIS WR: Making a 91-Megapixel Panorama “Winter Solstice Sunrise on Mt Whitney” (Fujifilm GFX-50R)
2018-12-01 Hasselblad HC 120mm f/4 II Examples: Cottonwood Basin, White Mountains
2018-11-22 Black Horse and Earth Shadow, White Mountains
2018-11-21 Ice Skating the Eastern Sierra
2018-10-24 Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 Aperture Series: Creek and Aspen and Essence of Eastern Sierra
2018-10-11 Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Aperture Series at 24mm: Snowstorm Meltwater Pond View to Mt Conness Eastern Ridge
2018-10-08 Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Examples on Nikon Z7: Mt Conness Basin East
2018-10-05 Testing the Nikon Z7 and Nikon NIKKOR S 24-70mm f/4 S in the Eastern Sierra
2018-10-01 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Rock Creek
2018-10-01 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Distagon Aperture Series: Rock Creek
2018-09-30 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Rock Creek
2018-09-30 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Staggered Tree Trunks, Rock Creek
2018-09-30 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series for Bokeh / Visual Impact: Aspen Trunks at Rock Creek
2018-09-29 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Rock Creek with Flowers
2018-09-29 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Rock Creek
2018-09-22 Patriarch Grove in the White Mountains: Steadily Being Trashed
2018-09-15 Back from Eastern Sierra
2018-09-10 Compared: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 to Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2: View from Dana Lakes to Mt Conness
2018-08-31 Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4 E Examples: Rock Creek and Yosemite
2018-08-31 Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 120mm f/3.5 Aperture Series: Flowering Riparian Plant, Late Summer, Rock Creek Area
2018-08-31 Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 120mm f/3.5 Aperture Series: Aspen and Pine Forest, Rock Creek
2018-08-30 Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 120mm f/3.5 Aperture Series: View Over Trees To High Peaks, Rock Creek High Country
2018-08-28 Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4 Aperture Series: Rock Creek, Upstream View
2018-08-28 Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4 Aperture Series: Rock Creek, S-Curve
2018-08-27 Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4 Aperture Series: Contemplating Rock Creek
2018-08-22 Summited Mt Whitney, Headed Home
2018-08-16 Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4 Aperture Series: Low View Up Alpine Creek
2018-08-16 Hasselblad X1D + Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4 Aperture Series: Dark Log in Alpine Creek
2018-08-15 Back in 2001 the Nikon D1X Went to Mt Whitney; Here in 2018 the Hasselblad X1D Gets Its Shot
2018-07-30 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Red Blueberry Scrub View To Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)
2018-07-20 Mono Lake from Mt Dana, Pre-Dawn
2018-07-16 Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8 Examples: Eastern Sierra
2018-07-13 Sigma for Sony 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Aperture Series: Southern Ridge of Mt Conness
2018-07-12 Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Mt Conness Green Meadow, Dusk
2018-07-10 Attention Allergy/Asthma Sufferers: Extreme Pollen Levels in Eastern Sierra Nevada / Yosemite at 8500 Ft on up to 10,600' and Higher
2018-07-02 Attention Allergy/Asthma Sufferers: Horrible Pollen Levels in Eastern Sierra Nevada
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
2018-06-24 Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS Aperture Series: Sunrise on Mt Conness
2018-02-13 Shootout: Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8 Distagon vs Nikon 14mm f/2.8D ED: Alpine Creek, Low View
2017-12-10 Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR: Early Winter Examples in Eastern Sierra
2017-11-15 Time to Head for Home
2017-11-14 The Significance of Automated Focus Stepping for Focus Stacking (Nikon D850)
2017-11-11 Late Season Shooting in the Eastern Sierra
2017-11-06 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4: a Few More Eastern Sierra Examples Added
2017-11-06 Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2 Aperture Series: Rock Creek White Stripes + White Peaks (Nikon D850)
2017-11-05 Good Evening, from 11-6
2017-10-29 Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Aperture Series + Focus Stack: Boulder View to Sub-Peak of Mt Conness
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
2017-10-05 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4: Examples, Eastern Sierra
2017-10-04 Heads Up: Eastern Sierra Fall Color Coming on Strong, Probably Will Peak within a Week
2017-10-01 D850 vs D810 Sharpness: Pine Creek Forested Hillside
2017-09-29 Nikon D850: First Look at Noise Under Field Conditions, Gross Underexposure
2017-09-27 Nikon D850: First Look at Noise Under Field Conditions, Gross Underexposure
2017-08-23 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Examples: Rock Creek and Morgan Lakes area
2017-08-23 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM 3-Way Shootout vs Sony 12-24mm f/4 and Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2: Rock Creek Meadow
2017-08-23 Sony 12-24mm f/4 G Examples: Rock Creek and Morgan Lakes area
2017-08-21 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM 3-Way Shootout vs Sony 12-24mm f/4 and Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8: Rock Creek Meadow
2017-06-04 Sony A9: Two Examples of Pattern/Banding Noise at ISO 100 (Pine Creek Skyline, Mt Tom) + Reader Comments
2017-06-04 Backside of Mono Lake Area
2017-05-21 Stitched Panoramas with Fujifilm GFX and GF 120/4: View to Mt Whitney From Alabama Hills
2017-05-19 Fujifilm GFX Focusing Precision and Aperture Series with GF 120/4: View to Mt Whitney From Alabama Hills
2017-04-16 Fujifilm GF 32-64mm f/4 Examples, Eastern Sierra
2017-04-14 Fujifilm GFX Focusing Precision and Aperture Series with 63/2.8: View to Mt Whitney From Alabama Hills
2017-04-10 Shootout: Fujifilm GF 63mm f/2.8 vs 32-64mm f/4 — Pine Creek South Fork
2017-04-09 Fujifilm GF 32-64mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 32mm: 9050 Pine Creek Road
2017-02-22 Hasselblad XCD 30mm f/3.5 Aperture Series: 'Bare Tree Along Alpine Creek' + 'First Spring Blooms'
2016-12-12 The D810 as a 73-Megapixel Medium Format Camera with a 49mm X 36mm Virtual Sensor: Nikon 19mm f/4E ED PC-E Shift-Lens Stitching (Alpine Creek)
2016-11-21 3-Way Shootout: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art vs Zeiss Milvus 85/1.4 vs Nikon 85/1.4G (Snowy Spur of Mt Conness, Nikon D810)
2016-10-21 Paiute Cutthroat Trout in Cottonwood Creek, White Mountains (shot with Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED)
2016-10-21 Late October Photo Tour in Yosemite or Eastern Sierra
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
2016-09-29 Eastern Sierra Fall Color Update
2016-09-25 Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f/5.6 Aspherical: Aperture Series 'Snow Road' (Sony A7R II)
2016-09-12 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Examples: Eastern Sierra Variety (Sony A7R II)
2016-09-11 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: Examples in Eastern Sierra (Sony A7R II)
2016-09-10 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Red Blueberry Scrub View To Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)
2016-09-10 Sony 50mm f/1.4 ZA: Examples in Eastern Sierra
2016-09-07 Dead and Dying
2016-09-06 SHOOTOUT: Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA vs Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2: Spuller Lake View to Mt Conness (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'
2016-06-12 Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS in White Mountains Snow
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
2016-03-04 Astrophotography with Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon
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)
2016-01-17 Sigma 24mm f/1.4A Examples in Mt Conness Watershed
2015-11-24 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: Post-Snowstorm Climb (Sony A7R II)
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
2015-10-05 The Perfect Storm, White Mountains, Day 2
2015-10-05 All White Mountain Snowmen I’ve Met Prefer Weather-Resistant Zeiss Milvus
2015-10-04 The Perfect Storm, White Mountains
2015-10-01 First Snowstorm of the Season, White Mountains
2015-08-25 Sigma dp0 Quattro Aperture Series: Sunset Over Mt Conness Eastern Drainage
2015-08-16 Smoke Plume over Mt Gibbs (Walker Fire)
2015-07-21 Will the Leica Q Kill the Leica M?
2015-07-21 Canon 11-24mm f/4L Examples: Mt Conness Watershed (Canon 5DS R)
2015-07-20 Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Bristlecone on Bare Hill, Checking for Lens Symmetry (Canon 5DS R)
2015-07-15 Leica Q: Climbing Mt Dana from Sun to Hail to Rain to Sun Again
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)
2015-07-05 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Examples: Mary Lake + Mt Conness Area
2015-06-25 Canon 5DS R Hits New High, With Zeiss Otus
2015-06-14 Two Sony FE 28mm f/2 Aperture Series: 'Waterfall View of Mt Conness Sub-Peak' and 'Snowstorm Rolls in Over Saddlebag Lake' (Sony A7R)
2015-06-13 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Examples: White Mountains
2015-06-13 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: White Mountains
2015-06-11 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Meadow View of Mt Conness East
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
2015-04-20 Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED Aperture Series: Pine Lake Peak, Last Kiss of Sunlight
2015-03-12 Panoramic Megapixels (stitching): Olympus EM5 Mark II, Lone Pine and Mt Whitney
2015-02-17 6-way Shootout at 35mm: Zeiss ZM 35/1.4 Distagon, 35/2 Biogon, 35/2.8 C-Biogon, Voigtlander Nokton 35/1.2 II ASPH, Leica 35/1.4 Summilux, Leica 35/2 Summicron
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
2014-11-16 Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED Aperture Series: Mt Conness Glacier Remnants
2014-11-15 Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon vs Nikon 20mm f/1.8G: Mt Conness Glacier
2014-11-07 Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED Aperture Series: Pine Creek Sun Wedge
2014-11-02 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Pine Creek Sunlit Morning
2014-11-02 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Pine Creek Sunlit Morning
2014-10-26 Pine Creek to Pine Lake
2014-10-05 Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: Examples at f/1.4 in Eastern Sierra and White Mountains
2014-10-01 Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon: Brilliance and 3D Feel
2014-10-01 US National Forest Service (NFS) Proposes Restrictive Permits for Still Photography on Public Lands: $1000 Fine for Taking a Picture?
2014-09-17 Heading Out to Mountains, and Eastern Sierra Nevada Weather and Travel Conditions
2014-09-08 Yes, it snows in August
2014-09-04 Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon: Brilliant and Sharp (Aperture Series Pine Creek Buildings Thunderstorms, Nikon D810)
2014-08-29 Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon: Brilliant
2014-08-24 Pentax 645Z+ 90/2.8 Aperture Series: Thunderstorms over Pine Creek Drainage
2014-08-23 Zeiss 55/1.4 APO-Distagon Aperture Series: Thunderstorms over Pine Creek Drainage (Nikon D810)
2014-08-20 Nikon D810 vs Pentax 645Z: Visual Impact Out in the Field with a Real Image (Comparison)
2014-08-11 Nikon D810 Dynamic Range: Best Ever in Any Camera?
2014-06-11 Heading to Yosemite and White Mountains: Open Slots for Photo Tours, and Gear List
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
2013-10-03 Eastern Sierra Nevada Weather and Travel Conditions, Now with Two Webcams
2013-09-04 Leica X Vario: First Look At Image Quality (Pine Creek Waterfalls Aperture Series)
2013-09-01 Sony RX1R: Examples Near the Pine Creek Tungsten Mine
2013-08-26 Delayed Return, Still up in White Mountains
2013-08-18 Atop the Marmot Lookout at 12,800'
2013-07-23 Zeiss 25/2 Distagon vs 25/2.8 Distagon: Bristlecone Vista White Mountain Peak (Nikon D800E)
2013-07-23 Exciting Find: 5063 Year Old *Living* Bristlecone Pine in White Mountains (My Favorite Haunt)
2013-07-17 Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Performance at 300mm, Distance (Canon 5D Mark III)
2013-07-17 More Examples from the Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM S Varifocal Super Tele (Canon 5D Mark III)
2013-07-12 Dawn in the White Mountains at 11,500'
2013-07-02 Ricoh GR Digital: More Examples, and Conclusions
2013-06-26 Ricoh GR Real-High World Examples: White Mountain Peak MTB Ascent
2013-06-12 Eastern Sierra Nevada Weather and Travel Conditions
2013-05-28 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Examples (Alpine Creek, Sony NEX-7)
2013-05-18 Tioga Pass in Yosemite Is Open
2013-04-22 Tioga Pass in Yosemite Might Open around May 11
2013-04-03 Mini Travelogue: Leica M Monochrom in Pine Creek Canyon (Eastern Sierra)
2013-02-04 Movies — Eastern Sierra Landscapes
2013-01-05 Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon on Nikon D800E (Pine Creek Tungsten Mine Bldg)
2013-01-05 Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon on Nikon D800E (Green Hills)
2013-01-04 Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon on Nikon D800E (Pine Creek Tungsten Mine Bldg)
2013-01-03 Zeiss 100mm f/2 Makro-Planar on Nikon D800E (Pine Creek Tungsten Mine Aerial)
2012-12-15 Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM: Field Shooting Examples (Alpine Creek)
2012-11-02 Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L II: Bokeh at f/2.8 Outdoors (Alpine Creek)
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)
2012-10-10 Zeiss 28mm f/2 Distagon vs Voigtlander Color-Skopar 28mm f/2.8 SL II (Nikon D800E, Pine Creek Tungsten Mine)
2012-10-08 Nikon D800E vs Leica M Monochrom: 28mm Comparison
2012-10-08 Can a 36MP DSLR Compete with an 18MP Leica M Monochrom? — 21mm Comparison
2012-10-07 Field Comparison: Nikon D600 vs Nikon D800E (Pine Creek Tungsten Mine, Aerial View)
2012-10-07 Field Comparison: Nikon D600 vs Nikon D800E (Pine Creek Tungsten Mine)
2012-10-07 Can a 36MP DSLR Compete with an 18MP Leica M Monochrom?
2012-08-14 Views from a Bike: Sony RX100 and Olympus E-M5 (White Mountain Peak)
2012-08-11 Olympus E-M5 + Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED
2012-08-09 Olympus E-M5 + 8mm Fisheye On the Bike in the Mountains
2012-08-09 Olympus E-M5 + 75mm f/1.8 ED (Bighorn Sheep in Silver Canyon)
2012-07-20 Photo Tour to White Mountains early August
2012-07-18 Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon Field Curvature Study (Yosemite, Tioga)
2012-04-23 Fujifilm X-Pro1 Examples (Alpine Creek)
2012-01-14 Leica 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH Examples in White Mountains
2011-12-26 Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon Compared to Canon 24mm f/1.4L II — Alpine Creek
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
2011-10-23 Reader Comments on Spectacular Fall Color in Eastern Sierra
2011-10-22 Spectacular Fall Color in Eastern Sierra
2011-10-04 Canon 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye Zoom
2011-09-05 Reader Says “WOW” With the Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon
2011-09-04 Photograph a Cycling Stage Race In the Eastern Sierra September 24-25
2011-09-02 Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH Example Images in White Mountains
2011-08-08 Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon For Landscape Photography
2011-07-26 Trek To the Summit of White Mountain Peak
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 Patriarch Grove, White Mountains, June snowstorm
2010-06-14 Back from Yosemite / White Mountains
2010-05-25 Yosemite and White Mountains
2010-02-08 New samples with D3x for Zeiss ZF21/2.8, 28/2, 35/2 Distagons
2010-01-21 California Eastern Sierra weather reports online
2009-11-14 Back from mountain trip with Leica M9, etc
2009-10-06 SPOT personal tracker for saving your ass
2009-10-06 Climbing Mt Dana in Yosemite
2009-07-15 Photo tour to California’s White Mountains
2009-06-18 Hatchlings at 12,000 feet with the ZF 50/2
2009-05-20 Photo tour — Yosemite and White Mountains
2007-10-15 View from Mt Dana
2007-10-15 Climbing Yosemite’s Mt Dana
2007-07-06 White Mountains in infrared
2007-06-14 Back from eastern Sierra
2007-06-07 Off to eastern Sierra
2007-05-29 Low Sierra Nevada snowfall and bristlecone pines