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Lensbaby ups their game…

Lensbaby spent the early part of its existence refining the original Lensbaby and some variants on that original theme. The original design featured a simple single element lens that created a “sweet spot” in the center that was sharp followed by a radial blur all around that sweet spot. The lens could be manipulated with its semi flexible barrel.

Lensbaby has come a long way since those early plastic bodied creator lenses. They still offer a variety of variants on the original themes but in the last few years they have put forth some very nice quality optics that still offer a creative alternative to traditional lens design but in a fantastic high quality product that looks and feels premium.

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Full Frame vs. APSc for Travel

Latest on the blog… travel cameras!

'Couv' Camera

Over the summer my wife and I took a few weeks and went to Europe. We did a lot of traveling around in private cars, airplanes, boats, public transit, tour buses, the whole travel experience. I was a bit torn about the camera situation. Although my wife and I do a great deal of domestic travel plus a little Canada here and there, we don’t do the big 8 time zone deal much. As a matter of fact my wife hadn’t been back to her home country (Scotland) in over 30 years and I had never been to the UK myself. So I had every intent to get lots of pictures and I wanted the best photos possible.

As many of you know, I have a full frame EOS-R with a gazillion EF lenses and and another pile of vintage lenses I can adapt to it. I also have my…

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Great show! Thanks Portland!

The 2019 Rose City PhotoFair was a success and thanks to all the vendors and guests for helping make for a great show. Despite the date change to August we managed to still get over 200 guests and we had a full house with over 65 tables of photo wonder! The Next Rose City show is tentatively set for mid -September 2020. We have our show in Newark, CA on November, 16th, 2019. Take a ride down to the Bay Area and visit us and follow us here to stay apprised of guests and events over the course of the next year!