How Important are Megapixels?

There are times when cameras become lost and just need a good home, and if one can be found, people will often look to someone they personally know to take care of these cameras.  I was recently offered a small collection of cameras that I could not pass up, and in this trove that spanned…

The Pentax MX

The Pentax MX.

The Pentax MX was a professional grade SLR (single-lens reflex) camera that was manufactured from the mid 1970’s to the mid `80’s.  It was often praised for it’s highly accurate light meter, but also suffered criticism for its ergonomic design.  The MX was regularly used as a starting camera for those who wanted to get…

Time-Lapse Exposures

Time-lapse photography (a technique which has been around for a while) is used to compress, express, and convey a sense of the passage of time.  The digital age seems to have ushered in new fundamentals regarding time-lapse photography.  The introduction of video editing programs have allowed people to string together mass amounts of time-lapse photos…