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Mike Elek

Mike Elek is a longtime journalist and was one of the original editors for The Wall Street Journal Online. He also has worked as a reporter and editor in Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; Vineland, N.J.; Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; New York City; and Hong Kong. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran. He shoots with film and digital cameras.

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Dec 28, 2017    0
Panasonic has a new flagship mirrorless G camera, and it’s the Lumix G9. Keep in mind that although Panasonic has never expressly stated so, it has two top-of-the-line mirrorless cameras: the G for...
Dec 14, 2017    0
Fujifilm is launching a new software package for photographers who shoot RAW images with certain X-series cameras. Fujifilm X RAW Studio, which is available now for the Mac platform and for Windows...
Nov 19, 2017    0
In this episode, a discussion about two new film cameras under development: The Reflex and Ihagee Elbaflex. What do they mean for photography? And how do they differ from each other.  
Nov 12, 2017    0
With most in the digital photography declaring film dead, maybe there is some life left in celluloid. Two Kickstarter campaigns take a different approach to 35mm film photography, but both have the...
Oct 18, 2017    0
Fujifilm has freshened its X-series lineup with the X-E3, which replaces the X-E2. While not an entry-level model, Fujifilm is touting the camera’s features that would appeal to amateur photographers...
Oct 15, 2017    0
Fujifilm has added a sixth lens for its digital GFX medium format system. The Fujinon f/2.8 GF45mm R WR, which provides for a 36mm field of view when thought of in terms of full-frame 35mm, weighs...
Sep 09, 2017    0
It's a fact that occasional photographers have abandoned point and shoot cameras in favor of their smartphones. In response, camera makers are trying to figure out how to appeal to those in the group...
Sep 04, 2017    0
In its current lineup, Canon has two portrait lenses. One is f/1.8 and the other is f/1.2. The just-announced Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM is one of four lenses Canon has announced, as well as a macro...
Aug 29, 2017    0
Make no bones about it: Canon wants smartphone photographers. Canon mentions that group several times in its press release announcing the Canon EOS M100 mirrorless camera. “The new Canon EOS M100 can...
Aug 28, 2017    0
Ricoh is now offering potential buyers of its full-frame Pentax K-1 camera a second option when it comes to body color. The Pentax K-1 Limited Silver is otherwise the identical to the black-bodied K-...

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