Hasselblad to cease production of V system

Hasselblad announced yesterday that they are going to put their V system to an end. It’s not a surprising news, but I was always wondering when this day would come. I bought my first Hasselblad, a 501CM, in 2007, and … Read More

SPE National Conference

Last week, I attended my first SPE (Society of Photographic Education) National Conference, which was held in Chicago. I was not very sure about what to expect before the event but only knew Martin Parr and Richard Misrach would be … Read More

Taoyuan · 桃園

The more I shoot with a 4×5 camera, the more I like its 4:5 ratio. I was a fan of square images, and I think I still am. Nevertheless, for landscapes, the 1:1 ratio doesn’t always work very well for … Read More


This photo was taken near the entrance of the UW-Madison Arboretum with a Fujifilm G617 panoramic camera, which I bought last year but didn’t spend much time with it until recently. Its 105mm lens is ideal for me, if not … Read More

Photokina 2012

It has been a very exciting photokina so far this year, if not the most exciting in the past decade. It’s good to see that Canon and Nikon finally make 35mm full-frame digital cameras more affordable, namely, Canon EOS 6D … Read More

Lens cap

To be more precise, this should be called a lens cover instead of a lens cap. One of the advantages of this kind of cover is that I would not forget to take it off when shooting, which always bothers … Read More

Large format camera

最近開始使用 4×5 規格的大型相機,除了因為底片片幅大之外,最主要的原因是它提供了很多可調整的動作 (movements),讓構圖、景深、對焦平面等等的控制有更多彈性。

6 months


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