Posts tagged studio

Epic Olympus E-M5 OM-D User Review

To me the Olympus OM-D marks the tipping point where the Micro Four Thirds format made the leap from a good idea in theory to a good idea in practice.

Griffin design interview

There is a great interview on with some of my old colleagues about the product development process at Griffin Technology that I helped create. The people in the interview (and many more) were essential to developing a structured design-driven product development system at Griffin. It is a bit of a long read but interesting if [...]

another studio complete

Well, almost. We still have a trip up to Wisconsin next week to deliver our final presentation, but the lion’s share of the work is done for this semester. I can’t write about what we did exactly but you can read more about the photos I took of our final models over on my photography [...]

studio shoot

My industrial design class just completed their semester-long power equipment design project culminating with the building of full-scale appearance models. I set up a make-shift photo studio in a lightly used classroom and over the past 24 hours shot over 600 images. All were taken in RAW format (DNG) with my Pentax K10D and my [...]

Pentax SMCP-DA 35mm f/2.8 Macro Limited User Review

Ever since I started shooting DSLRs with APS-C sized sensors I have struggled to find the perfect go-to lens for the majority of my photos. I love the speed and image quality of my old A series 50mm f/1.7 but the lack of autofocus and relatively tight F0V (75mm equiv.) makes it less than ideal [...]