Monthly Archives: March 2012

Nikon 85mm 1.8G AF-S verses Nikon 85mm 1.4D AF IF Bokeh King – Review

Got my shiny new Nikon 85mm f1.8G and tested versus the Nikon 85mm f1.4D. Even with the AF-S, the focus speed of both lenses seems about the same… Impressive feat for the Bokeh King 85mm 1.4D.  Little disappointed the 1.8G didn’t … Continue reading

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Photoshop CS6 Beta Test Preview Review of New Features

I downloaded and installed the new Photoshop CS6 free Beta version preview from Adobe yesterday and gave it a bit of a go. It has some really cool features, and some foibles… How does one test drive the new Photoshop … Continue reading

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Top 30 Digital SLR Selling Camera’s, Kits and Current Pricing – Where does yours stack up?

These are the current top 30 sellers of Digital SLRs and Digital SLR Kits at Amazon along with their current as of today pricing. Own a DSLR, or  thinking of buying a Digital SLR? How does your rank in purchase … Continue reading

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“Sorayama Masterworks” by Hajime Sorayama – Book Review

“Sorayama Masterworks” by fine artist Hajime Sorayama is a showcase work of extraordinary erotic art. © 2010, this is a 448 page tomb. Full of images, which depict the horrific, in an erotic detail and joy … which keep the viewer engaged. … Continue reading

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“Hurrell’s Hollywood Portraits” by Mark A. Vieira – Book Review

“Hurrell’s Hollywood Portraits” © 1997 by photographer Mark A. Vieira is a 223 page hard cover out of print must have. If you are a student of or an aficionados of the Hollywood glamour style of lighting and photography of the … Continue reading

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“BEYOND THE GLAMOUR PHOTOGRAPH: How to Get Started and Be Successful as a Boudoir, Glamour, and Swimsuit Photographer: With Companion DVD” by Jack Watson, with Andy McFarland, Foreword by Rolando Gomez – Book Review

“BEYOND THE GLAMOUR PHOTOGRAPH: How to Get Started and Be Successful as a Boudoir, Glamour, and Swimsuit Photographer: With Companion DVD,” by Jack Watson, with Andy McFarland, Foreword by Rolando Gomez,”  this book has a long title… Let’s trim that … Continue reading

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Nikon D800 and D800E Previewed Compared Contrasted vs Nikon D7000 DSLR

At first glance the new Nikon D800  and Nikon D800E DSLRs seem like a heck of a lot of camera for about $3000 new. The introductions of the D800 and the D4 are driving down prices for old D3s bodies.  I recently saw a … Continue reading

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Isobel Wren, Independent Model – Richmond, VA

Isobel Wren is a very pretty 110 lb 5″7″ 26 year old independent professional model residing in Richmond, VA. As you see, she sports a curvy 34B-26-36 figure and has those deep dark honey-brown pools of brown eyes that will … Continue reading

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“Pin up 2; Couleurs et mines de plomb” by Alain Aslan – Book Review

“Pin-up 2; Couleurs et mines de plomb” © 2011 is a compilation of earlier pinup art, with airbrush feel, by French artist Alain Aslan. “Pin-up2” is largely a book of paintings, as such its language is primarily the universally recognized langauge of images.  Like … Continue reading

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