Subway Lines – Tokyo

After leaving Shinjuku station it doesn’t seem possible, but there are a few stops here and there that a not crowded, at all. Usually, the crowds make for great people photos, but the beauty of the station is often lost in the masses of people. This particular stop wasn’t crowded, it was well lit, had…

Views from the Saddle

As you may have gathered from previous posts, when I’m not behind the camera I am on the bike. A good road is something of a treat for me and I came across more than usual the last two weeks in the bay area. Most of these were captured with the Ricoh GR, some while…

Playing Around with the Nokia Lumia 1020

I came across a Nokia Lumia 1020 last week that was being offered at a great price (it is a really old phone as far as phones go after all), and couldn’t pass it up. Like many others I had read about the camera on this phone being somewhat of a ground breaker. It offers…

Here and There Around the Neighborhood

As it is typical when I get new gear, I try to use it exclusively until I feel comfortable getting around the handling, the menus and the shooting options. The Ricoh GR has a few unique options that set it apart from other cameras and make it especially good for street shooting. TAv and Snap…

One Day in Okinawa with the Ricoh GR

I’ve been a fan of Ricoh’s digital cameras for a few years now. It started with the Ricoh GX200. I immediately fell in love with the camera because of a few standout reasons. At the time, and I believe to this day, there is no other compact camera that is as comfortable and secure in…

Merry Christmas

  Hello readers, We’re spending this Christmas in NYC and couldn’t be happier. I hope that all of you out there are having a wonderful Christmas as well. Safe travels and Happy New Year. -Steve