Category: Photography and Lighting

Another Depth of Field Test

Although the camera wasn’t as good, one thing I liked about the iPhone 6s was that the single lens was located in a position that allowed very low angle photography. I loved that look. One drawback of the 13 Pro Max is that the triple lens configuration is much larger and it isn’t possible to…


The Next Big Wave

I recently updated a test video on YouTube illustrating the vastly improved depth of field qualities of the latest smartphone generation. Several days ago I was doing an interview for Lionel Strang’s A Modeler’s Life podcast. During the course of the conversation he asked what I thought the “next big wave” of the hobby would…


East Rail Imagery

Many years ago I took a shot looking down the canal of my old East Rail layout. It was always one of my favorites. I’ve learned a lot in the years since and decided to go back and apply some updated photo editing to it. In the image above I’ve inserted a better/higher contrast sky,…


Passing Antillean Marine

Having just crossed over North River Drive the local passes Antillean Marine. Having completed the Sungas scene, I’m going to take a break from major construction projects for awhile and double back and spend some time photographing the layout. I’m finding each shot is different in terms of whether my Canon Rebel SLR or the…


2am, August 24, 1943. First Avenue. Brooklyn, NY. Shot with an iPhone 6sPlus under halogen track lighting. Edited with Helicon Focus and Adobe PSE.