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6 Excellent Film Rangefinders For The Beginning Photographer

Getting into analog photography can be an exciting proposition; maybe you find the medium more delightful, or you just want to learn more about the …


This Is Where Your Coffee Comes From

Farmers sift coffee cherries at a plantation, Lambari, Brazil, 2010.Courtesy of Steve McCurry/Phaidon A cup of coffee prepared quickly and consumed …

Steve McCurry

Coffee Culture in Western Michigan: The Next Big Thing is Already Here

Western Michigan’s microroasters and specialty cafés just might be United States specialty-coffee industry’s biggest trendsetters

By Jeremy Martin


11 of the Most Interesting Lenses in the History of Photography

For almost two centuries, the science and art of photography has allowed people to capture the world around them through carefully crafted lenses. …

Historical Photography

A Brief History of the Canon Canonet Rangefinder

In January of 1961, Canon introduced the Canonet, a consumer-friendly 35mm film rangefinder camera aimed at the average person. Over fifty years and …


Better Food Photos With Natural Light

Photographer Jenny Woodward recently uploaded a fantastic instructional video to Vimeo on how to get better food photos with window light. The even …

Food Photography

6 Reasons Why Digital SLRs Are (And Will Be) Cool

Digital SLRs don’t get a lot of love these days. Challenged by mirrorless cameras, smartphones, and occasionally even tablets, DSLRs have almost …


Fujifilm to Raise Prices and Kill Film Lines Yet Again

In response to struggling film sales, Fujifilm has repeatedly discontinued unprofitable lines and raised prices over the past several years. The …


Former executives: Keurig social investments wane

UNDERHILL – Rick Peyser, the man most responsible for the social conscience of Keurig Green Mountain, is making a cup of coffee with a Chemex brewer, …

Tibaldo: Third Wave Coffee: 'Coffeeology and Caffeination' (Last of 2 parts)

COLD coffee drink is not yet common in the Philippines but canned lattes and espressos are already available in 24 hour kiosks and stop-over stores …


Tibaldo: Third Wave Coffee: “Coffeeology and Caffeination” (part 1)

WITH the growing popularity of specialty coffee shops and increasing number of young people who regularly consume blended drinks like Espresso, …


Review: Is a Gorgeous Pour-Over Coffee Maker Worth $500?

Coffee is important. And when you make it in the morning, two elements are key: flavor and simplicity.

The Ratio Eight coffee machine makes delicious …

How To: A Primer on Reducing Noise in Photos Using Adobe Lightroom

Nothing can be more frustrating than taking a beautiful photograph only to later find out that it is riddled with digital noise. While digital image …

Adobe Photoshop

SCAA Cancels Regional Barista Competitions

Why we’re gravely disappointed in the SCAA’s decision to eliminate regional barista competitions—and the method by which they made the announcement


What's Your Real Dose?

Chatting away with Jonathan at Repack espresso(conveniently located near my house) this morning was the beginning of this blog. I thought the …


An Open Response to Taylor Swift’s Rant Against Apple

Dear Taylor Swift,I have read your open letter to Apple where you give your reasons for refusing to allow your album ‘1989′ to be included on their …

Taylor Swift

Settings for Great Black and White with the Fuji X100s - Part II

Feb 16 2014

14 Minute Read

Pages for Black and White with the Fuji X-Series

Settings for Great Black and White with the Fuji X100s – Part I
• Settings for …

Settings for Great Black and White with the Fuji X100s - Part I

Jun 10 2013

5 Minute Read

Pages for Black and White with the Fuji X-Series

Settings for Great Black and White with the Fuji X100s – Part I …

The New Sigma 24-35mm f/2 Art Lens is Like 3 Prime Lenses in 1 Zoom

Sigma today announced a new lens to its highly-acclaimed Art lineup: the 24-35mm f/2. According to the company, this is the “world’s first …


5 Trendy Ways to Get Your Coffee Fix (And What to Know About Each)

Photo: Getty ImagesAmericans are certifiably obsessed with coffee. Nearly 60% of Americans age 18 and up report they drink coffee on any given day, …


Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 camera review

Connect smartphone reviews are written with the needs of photographers in mind. We focus on camera features, performance and image quality.

Panasonic …


Evolution of Photography: Exposures Versus Keepers

Photographer Mason Resnick created this humorous (but perhaps painfully true?) graphic about how photography has changed since the days of …


We Found a Fly Inside a Weather-Sealed Lens

I’ve been blogging about testing and taking apart camera equipment for almost a decade. My company, LensRentals, has many thousand of lenses these …


Bean Scene

Coffees with Imagination


French Truck Coffee

jeffery johnston PHOTOGRAPH

New Orleans has always been a coffee town, but the awkward truth is …

How Larry Bourgeois became the patron saint of espresso

His friends and grandkids call him “Bobo.” Others have called him a madman, a genius and their very own “spiritual sherpa.”

He’s a cultural …


Leica Q First Impressions Review

| By Dan Bracaglia, Rishi Sanyal, Samuel Spencer

Preview based on pre-production Leica Q

Leica - the most traditional of traditional camera …

The Leica Q is a compact and stylish full-frame camera

Leica's been relatively quiet since Photokina 2014, where it revealed a full set of cameras for every different budget and taste. Today, though, the German manufacturer is stepping out of the shadows and introducing the Leica Q, a beautiful small camera with some powerful attributes. It features a …


Have a Black Nikon S2 Rangefinder? It May Be Worth a Pretty Penny

First introduced back in December 1954, the Nikon S2 is Nikon’s most common rangefinder camera with more than 56,000 produced. The highly-regarded …