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The Kodak Retina IIC

This is Dad’s Kodak Retina IIC, which he purchased used from his brother-in-law in the early 1960’s.  He handed it down to me when I was a in my late teens, and it was my first 35m camera.  That was … Continue reading

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The view from 24A

Earlier this week, I flew to Ft. Lauderdale for a business trip, and as I usually do, secured a window seat near the rear of the plane, 24A. When we took off from Boston at 7am, the cloud cover was … Continue reading

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Prentis Drew’s vintage film camera collection

Long-time friend and Featured Photog, Prentis Drew, recently contacted 2 Guys Photo to share his photos and research on a number of vintage film cameras that he owns.    Prentis writes: Dear 2 Guys, A rainy day indoor photography project of … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: It’s about time

I finally decided to “retire” my old faithful Canon point and shoot.  It has served me faithfully since 2006, and has traveled in my briefcase, glove box, backpack and pocket, never complaining about playing second fiddle to a “real” camera, … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Irene

As I write this, it has been three days since Hurricane Irene tore up the Atlantic coast and through New England, leaving devastation and heartbreak for many, in it’s wake. We were travelling across the Kancamagus Highway in central New … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Steppin’ Out… lightly

Much has been written about the advantages of always having a camera with you: freedom to exercise your craft at all times, the opportunity to capture “the decisive moment”, and so on. But the greatest benefit is the one that’s … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: In by 11

On the way to work, I detoured down a side street and, struck by this establishment and it’s signage from another decade, I decided to pull over. With my iPhone 4, I captured this wide angle view, using Camera+, and … Continue reading

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Photo advice from a Hockey Legend

True photogs will tell you that you should always have your camera with you, (I’ve even said it many times!), but in reality, that’s easier said than done.  However, since my phone is always with me, I’ve pressed it into … Continue reading

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The incredible shrinking machine (aka: your iPhone)

I’ve been having some fun with my iPhone 4 and a few apps. TiltShift Gen is a photo-taking app that allows you to make and then convert a photo to one that has the characteristics of an image taken with … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of a child

This post is a little different from our usual 2 Guys Photo fare.  In recognition of Mother’s Day, I wanted to share this story of Kyle and his Mom, Penny. Kyle is a pretty typical ten year old boy.  He … Continue reading

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The best iPhone photo app just got better

I’ve been carrying an iPhone for almost two years and can see why they are so popular.  Information, games, web surfing, a camera and believe it or not, it’s even a phone!  I’ve taken hundreds if not thousands of photos … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things…

OK, so 2 Guys Photo isn’t exactly a site for diehard gear heads.  But I’m constantly being asked questions regarding which photo-related equipment I recommend.  Sometimes that question is as general as: “I want to get a cheap point and … Continue reading

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Why I’m Big on Small – Part 2 of 3

In my last post (click here), I declared that I had moved away from my traditional Nikon DSLR rig and into the micro-4/3 realm.  This was not, I implied, a toe dip… rather, it was a full on belly flop. … Continue reading

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Why I’m Big on Small – Part 1 of 3

When new “standards” emerge with a goal of toppling existing ones, it’s usually a long and difficult climb for the upstart.  Just ask Sony (Betamax in the mid ’70s, Digital Audio Tape in the mid ’80s, the Minidisc in the … Continue reading

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