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Archive for January, 2015

X Vario Monochrome

January 18th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Leica Blog | Leave A Comment »

X Vario Monochrome

Is the X Vario camera a good pick for black-and-white photography? Check out my 25th guest post for the Leica Camera Blog.


A Question of Balance

January 16th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Classic Films | Leave A Comment »

A Question of Balance

What can I say to convince you to see Jean Renoir’s Grand Illusion (1937), if you haven’t already seen it? (If you have already seen it, you won’t need convincing). This quote from Orson Welles should do it, “If I had to save only one film in the world it would be Grand Illusion.” On […]



Pocket Cinema

Wow, it’s a pocket-sized pro-quality HD camcorder. Read my review of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera in StudioDaily


Vibrant Colors

This dye-based wide-carriage photo printer produces vibrant colors. Check out my review of the Canon Pixma Pro-100 in Computer Shopper.


Forge Ahead

Do you need to do some serious production-quality sound editing? You may want to read my review of Sony’s Sound Forge Pro 11 in StudioDaily


Keeping it RAW

Can this inexpensive photo-editing program compete with Lightroom? Check out my review of Corel AfterShot Pro at Digital Camera Review.