X100T and X70 for studio still-life photography (Christmas Cactus)

For the last few years, I have been shooting the Christmas Cactus in our kitchen when it blooms around January/February. Lit with a flashlight Lit with a flashlight revisited Lit with a small flash This year, the challenge that I took was to see if I could take decent pictures with either my X100T or … More X100T and X70 for studio still-life photography (Christmas Cactus)

Generic L-Bracket

I recently purchased a generic L-bracket off eBay. I didn’t want to spend a lot of money as I was not planning on using this L-bracket a lot and the camera it was connecting to was small and light (so didn’t need anything rugged). Well, let’s say you get what you pay for. The first … More Generic L-Bracket

Improving image quality with median (is it worth it?)

A while back, I read an article about¬†improving low light photography when you don’t have a tripod or can’t stay long enough to set up a tripod. The method was to take¬†multiple photos hand-held at high ISO and performing a median stack on the images. This sounded promising, so I wanted to put it to … More Improving image quality with median (is it worth it?)