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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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Jun 24, 2017    0
Sigma hopes that its new 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM OS Art will make you think differently about kit lenses. After all, the kit lens is seen by many as something that is thrown in by camer makers without...
Jun 24, 2017    0
Even as many lens makers are shifting their efforts to more exotic lenses, along comes Zeiss with a 35mm lens. In this day, a 35mm wide-angle lens is often met with a collective ho-hum. Does...
Jun 18, 2017    0
HEIF might be the next big thing in digital imaging – or not When it comes to photography, a few image formats have endured, and the dominat one is the JPG (pronounced jay-peg), which was produced by...
Jun 18, 2017    0
As 2015 drew to a close, the curtain also came down on Holga. The cult 120 roll-film camera best known for its dreamy images, light leaks and cheap plastic body and lens was no more, much to the...
Jun 15, 2017    0
43 Rumors says there will be only a couple of more announcements this year. New bodies are expected from both companies with the Olympus E-M10 Mark III and an unnamed body from Panasonic. The site...
Jun 11, 2017    0
Meyer-Optik Goerlitz is rapidly making a name for itself among art photographers. Those are the ones who aren’t concerned about utlimate sharpness and creamy bokeh. In fact, those who support the...
Jun 06, 2017    0
Before the first lens has rolled off of the production line, Lomography already has added to the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System. Based on feedback from users, Lomography says it is adding a...
Jun 06, 2017    0
The rugged camera segment is one of the few bright spots for digital point and shoots, and Nikon and Ricoh have announced new models. The Nikon Coolpix W300 replaces the AW130, while the Ricoh WG-50...
Jun 05, 2017    0
Nikon’s latest trio of lenses celebrates wide-angle photography end with two zooms – one of them a fisheye – and a high-speed lens. The 8-15mm and 28mm lenses are intended for Nikon’s FX full-frame...
May 27, 2017    0
Sony is betting big that its A9 full-frame mirrorless camera will be a megahit, and it's on making sure that everyone know it's serious when it comes to the professional photography market segment....

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