Camera Bag

Camera Bag: Pre-Envisioning

April 4, 2020

Camera Bag: Pre-Envisioning

While we seldom consciously think about it, one of the skills that we acquire as railfan photographers is the ability to “pre-envision” a picture.

Camera Bag: Full Daylight Revisited

September 4, 2019

Camera Bag: Full Daylight Revisited

The purpose of a light meter is control, but you have to know what that light meter is doing with full daylight to be able to properly use that control.

Camera Bag: When the World was Black & White

August 1, 2019

Camera Bag: When the World was Black & White

There are few practitioners of black & white photography anymore, and most of them do it for nostalgic sport while shooting color in their real cameras.

Camera Bag: ƒ8 and Be There

April 4, 2019

Camera Bag: ƒ8 and Be There

You can’t get a great photo if you left the scene too soon and went off to a McDonald’s just before the clouds parted and the two sets of six-wheel truck Alcos met on Horseshoe Curve.

Camera Bag: What’s The Deal With Mirrorless Cameras?

November 22, 2018

Camera Bag: What’s The Deal With Mirrorless Cameras?

So then just what the heck do you get if you go with one of these newfangled cameras? At the outset, you will be getting the latest in sensor technology and image quality with features such as a tilting screen that makes very low or very high angle shots possible.