Category Archive: Photography

How to Take Better Sunset Photos

Permalink to How to Take Better Sunset Photos By Jonathan | Published August 26, 2018

I have recently joined a group on Facebook dedicated to the use of a particular camera. I follow a few other photography groups on Facebook and the contrast between those and this new one is very clear. All of the […]

My First Film Failure

Permalink to My First Film Failure By Jonathan | Published June 14, 2017

The photos that illustrate this post are bad. I’ll explain exactly why at the end. It’s no secret that film photography is experiencing a resurgence over the past few years. It’s moved beyond just the hipster “Lomographer” crowd, more and […]

Mini Midge In the Sun

Permalink to Mini Midge In the Sun By Jonathan | Published September 29, 2013

This one is a little different. It’s an impromptu snapshot of one of my mom’s cats (she was my cat when I was growing up, but now she’s a cranky old lady and tends to snub me when I visit). […]

Why Retouching Photos Is Not Cheating

Permalink to Why Retouching Photos Is Not Cheating By Jonathan | Published August 22, 2013

There’s a peculiar breed of photographer out there that doesn’t like retouching. For some reason they consider it “cheating”. I have no idea why. Every photo ever taken is a compromise It’s the result of a set of choices you […]

Dominican Lifeguard

Permalink to Dominican Lifeguard By Jonathan | Published March 18, 2011

I have been more than a little slow in getting any of the photos I took in the Dominican Republic this February published on this site. I had some technical complications. Namely, my laptop decided that the moment I opened […]

Why Micro-stock Mega-sucks

Permalink to Why Micro-stock Mega-sucks By Jonathan | Published April 7, 2010

I have been submitting my photos to for four years now. In a month I will close my account with them and never submit another photo again. Here’s why; sometime over the next few weeks I expect to finally […]

My New Favourite Toy: A Panasonic GH1

Permalink to My New Favourite Toy: A Panasonic GH1 By Jonathan | Published January 23, 2010

In 1999 the state of the art digital camera on the market was a Canon Pro70. I don’t know how much it cost but if I had to guess I’d say well over $1000. And that $1000 would have bought […]