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Only the Best Made…

One of the Christmas gifts my sister bought her husband last year was an axe named Grace from a shop called The Best Made Company located in New York.  Yep, an axe and yes it has a name but no, he’s not an axe murderer nor a lumberjack. They don’t even have an operational fireplace. However “…it does look cool and it will mean I’ll have one in case of a zombie apocalypse” or so the story goes… Continue reading Only the Best Made…

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 Review

There are many people out there who stake that “if you want to be a serious photographer, you need an SLR.”  I.e. you need the ability to change lens to suit the occasion.  You need to have total control of your shutter speed, depth of field and white balance.  You need to be able to drive a master speedlite with two slaves, want the capability to use your gradient filter kits and must have the capacity to capture high ISO pictures with low noise. More recently, you probably even want to shoot 1080p HD videos (no mention of shooting videos well, just shooting 1080p video). These are all assumed low level deliverables to the aforementioned high level objective. Continue reading Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 Review